Post Tagged with: "commercial"

New Hampshire city adds new solar rooftop system, moves toward 100 percent renewable goal

New Hampshire city adds new solar rooftop system, moves toward 100 percent renewable goal

January 21, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

One of New Hampshire’s largest solar arrays will save the city of Keene millions of dollars while generating enough power to offset the electric load of nearly 100 homes. The recently completed municipal project includes 2,010 solar panels on the rooftops of the Keene Ice center and adjacent Public WorksRead More

Data center energy consumption makes a strong case for solar

Data center energy consumption makes a strong case for solar

January 17, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

A recent report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current rate, the atmosphere will warm up by as much as 2.7 degrees above preindustrial levels by 2040. Fortunately, many companies that generate huge amounts of electricity, including dataRead More

California’s Vineyards a good example of how to design, develop with renewable energy focus

California’s Vineyards a good example of how to design, develop with renewable energy focus

January 2, 2019 at 10:57 am 0 comments

With opening a few months away, The Vineyards already is generating anticipation as Southern California’s newest upscale and pedestrian-friendly shopping and entertainment center. What’s more, The Vineyards will also feature some of the region’s latest and most sustainable operating systems and eco-friendly fixtures. Rooftop solar panels will offset tenant electricalRead More

Even this crazy old dude is into it.

Corporate renewable energy procurement hits new single-year record

December 19, 2018 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

While the federal government still somehow can’t see the economic argument for pursuing a robust renewable energy strategy, for-profit corporations are procuring it in droves, setting a new single-year record for new capacity of announced wind and solar deals in 2018. According to the deal tracker at the Business RenewablesRead More

ComEd commercial customers can now sumbit for solar system rebates ($250 per kW)

ComEd commercial customers can now sumbit for solar system rebates ($250 per kW)

December 17, 2018 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Commercial and industrial ComEd customers can begin submitting applications for rebates of $250 per kilowatt of installed solar energy, a deal that was approved last month by the Illinois Commerce Commission. The rebate will reduce up-front installation costs and spur renewable energy development, and it is available to ComEd businessRead More

New Jersey blueberry farm will recoup its solar investment in 3 years

New Jersey blueberry farm will recoup its solar investment in 3 years

December 13, 2018 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Atlantic Blueberry in Hammonton, N.J., announced that SolarKal and their partners have completed the farm’s transition to solar energy. SolarKal’s commercial solar installation process guarantees that Atlantic Blueberry will recoup its investment in 3 years, and generate millions of dollars in revenue and savings. Atlantic Blueberry, one of the county’sRead More

Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

Here’s a smart solar installation program for affordable housing you should copy

December 6, 2018 at 10:38 am 1 comment

We’ve been posting a lot of news focused on low-income solar programs lately, not just because we think this is an important area for the solar industry to focus its attention but because there’s actually been a lot of attention. There’s this initiative in New York State and this oneRead More

The 2-MW solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md., is Safari Energy’s eighth in the state, bringing the total capacity of Safari Energy’s commercial rooftop solar systems in Maryland to nearly 10 MW.

Blue light special: Retail is struggling, but solar can be a ray of hope

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

As we enter the holiday season, the retail industry is facing challenging times. Business Insider reported that electronics, grocery stores, department stores and drug stores are among the sectors threatened by online retailers such as Amazon. Businesses that were considered “too big to fail” such as Toys ‘R’ Us andRead More

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

December 3, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Wanting to offset the plant’s electrical usage, and still show a return on investment, McElroy Metal chose a solar solution system for its plant. A solar addition is old hat for McElroy, as they previously re-roofed their Peachtree City, Ga., standing seam roof facility with 1,960 solar panels. The amountRead More

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

Freedom Solar Financial raises $7.5M to launch new commercial solar financing vehicle

November 19, 2018 at 8:29 am 1 comment

Texas-based Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects. This financing through Freedom allows companies to finance up to 70 percent of the cost of an entire solar installation and ensures that an investment in solar is cash-flow positiveRead More