What’s The Best Renewable Energy For You?

By |2018-11-07T15:22:40+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

You want your company to use renewable energy, but you don’t have a clue about your options or how to weigh them. Don’t worry. It’s an increasingly common challenge as renewables gain in popularity.  There are seven main types of commercial renewable energy. All of them reinforce sustainable business practices, but—just like fossil fuels—all of them come with unique [...]

7 Types Of Renewable Energy To Support Commercial Sustainability

By |2018-11-28T21:05:58+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Many private enterprises and public entities (e.g., government agencies and educational institutions) are looking for clean, renewable energy sources to meet their sustainable energy solution needs. The motivation can be financial, driven by regulatory mandates, a desire to be more socially responsible or all the above. Sustainable energy solutions are literally found in the air, deep [...]

SunPower Helps U.S. Military Double Down on Renewable Energy

By |2018-11-28T21:07:14+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Community, Going Solar, What's New|

We want to salute the many branches of our armed forces that are embracing renewable energy to increase autonomy and reduce costs. U.S. Department of Defense, the single largest energy consumer in the world, has embraced clean energy sources in recent years, doubling its renewable power generation between 2011 and 2015. That means the military is producing [...]

4 ways to pay for commercial solar

By |2018-11-28T21:07:55+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

If you’re an organization wondering how to pay for solar, this is a great place to start. Commercial solar financing is a big part of the decision-making process as businesses investigate how to go solar, and this infographic can help. Want to know about the pros and cons of leasing solar? What about power purchase agreements(PPAs)? See below [...]

Solar Project Helps YMCA of San Diego County Offer More Services

By |2018-11-28T21:08:24+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Community, Going Solar, What's New|

The YMCA of San Diego County, which recently had nearly 2.5 megawatts of SunPower® solar installed across six of its campuses, plans to use its estimated $80,000 in annual savings from the solar project to enhance community services such as summer camps and exercise programs, says Luis D'Carpio, Vice President for Facilities and Sustainability. "Energy savings that are [...]

Why companies are adopting sustainable business practices

By |2018-11-28T21:09:30+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of going green in the workplace? This infographic illustrates some of the reasons why businesses are developing a green business strategy. From attracting an ever-increasing number of customers who are adopting sustainable lifestyles, to improving brand reputation—more and more companies are discovering the benefits of being an environmentally-friendly business. It’s [...]

Commercial Solar Battery Storage 101

By |2018-11-28T21:11:48+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar, What's New|

Battery storage for solar power is an emerging clean energy technology that is starting to take hold. By helping to reduce the costs of energy usage in business, solar energy storage is becoming more common than ever.  This infographic provides an entry-level overview of commercial solar storage and explains how it can integrate with an onsite solar [...]

What is Solar Energy? Common Solar Terms Defined

By |2018-11-28T21:13:32+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar energy doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated. If you’ve been looking at solar systems for your home or business, you’ve probably heard some unfamiliar industry jargon. Fear not the words. We’re here to simplify your solar experience with this A-to-Z glossary, helping you learn more about this source of clean renewable power. Top Solar Energy Terms Defined A-to-N [...]

Adding Solar Can Increase Your Home Value

By |2018-11-28T21:13:55+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|

Did you know that installing a home solar system is an economic decision that can potentially improve your family’s financial position? Home solar not only can reduce or eliminate your electric bill, adding a photovoltaic (PV) solar system to a house is almost always a good real estate investment and may contribute to increasing home values by [...]

Solar Energy Pros and Cons

By |2018-11-28T21:16:23+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, Going Solar|

When it comes to solar energy pros and cons, we've heard it all: It's for hippies, it's too expensive or it doesn't work. Yet more solar energy systems are being installed on homes and businesses than ever. We explain some FAQs about the pros and cons of solar energy. Advantages of Solar Energy 1. Solar is a proven [...]