General Solar

  • The 3 types of onsite commercial solar installations

    The 3 types of onsite commercial solar installations

    This video overviews the three typical types of onsite commercial solar installations, and explains why you might consider each.

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  • The 4 phases of a commercial solar panel installation

    The 4 phases of a commercial solar panel installation

    Step by step overview of what businesses can expect during a commercial solar installation.

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  • 5 misconceptions about the effects of weather on solar panel installations

    5 misconceptions about the effects of weather on solar panel installations

    Get the advice your organization needs to separate fact from fiction when it comes to the effects of weather on solar panels.

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  • 9 questions to ask potential commercial solar panel providers

    9 questions to ask potential commercial solar panel providers

    Review the 9 questions you should ask potential solar panel installation companies before you make a decision about commercial solar panels.

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  • 10 questions to shed light on Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

    10 questions to shed light on Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

    This list provides a simple explanation of SRECs, and how businesses can potentially benefit.

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  • 2017 will be a pragmatic year for solar

    2017 will be a pragmatic year for solar

    SunPower CEO Tom Werner blogs about how cooperation between government and business will ensure solar remains a viable source of alternative energy in 2017 and beyond.

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  • The advantages and disadvantages of businesses going solar

    The advantages and disadvantages of businesses going solar

    Make wiser, more confident energy decisions for your business. Check out the top advantages and disadvantages of investing in a commercial solar energy system.

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  • Answering: “How many solar panels do I need for my business?”

    Answering: “How many solar panels do I need for my business?”

    When an organization asks “How many solar panels do I need?” it goes beyond a simple calculation. Consider these other factors to help find the answer.

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  • Are solar panels worth it? Evaluating your business’s return on potential solar solutions

    Are solar panels worth it? Evaluating your business’s return on potential solar solutions

    Are solar panels a good business investment? This guide lists factors to consider when deciding if solar energy is affordable or provides long-term value.

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  • The basic components of a commercial solar panel installation

    The basic components of a commercial solar panel installation

    The basic parts of a commercial solar panel installation are actually pretty simple. Watch this video to learn more about solar for business.

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  • The benefits of solar energy remain—investors want sustainable companies

    The benefits of solar energy remain—investors want sustainable companies

    Learn about the often-unexpected benefits of solar energy—including cost reduction and ROI—in addition to the positive environmental impact of solar power.

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  • CARTOON: Unsure how commercial solar power works

    CARTOON: Unsure how commercial solar power works

    Having a hard time understanding how commercial solar energy systems work? Don’t worry, so are the people shown in this cartoon.

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  • Chile just signed the cheapest unsubsidized power in the world... of course, it's solar energy

    Chile just signed the cheapest unsubsidized power in the world... of course, it's solar energy

    There are absolutely no subsidies which means this is the cheapest power plant in the world.

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  • Energy production in developing world reshaped by benefits of solar power

    Energy production in developing world reshaped by benefits of solar power

    Solar power is hitting its stride, literally reshaping energy production across the developing world.

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  • Energy users aren’t the only winners with community solar

    Energy users aren’t the only winners with community solar

    Real estate developers, property owners, and community solar participants can benefit from this offsite solar program in different but positive ways.

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  • The ever-evolving benefits of commercial solar adoption

    The ever-evolving benefits of commercial solar adoption

    The benefits of commercial solar adoption have changed over the years. Find out the number one reason why businesses are going solar now.

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  • Everything you need to know about commercial solar battery storage in 1,000 words (and 3 pictures)

    Everything you need to know about commercial solar battery storage in 1,000 words (and 3 pictures)

    There’s never been a better time to explore the possibilities of commercial solar battery storage—and learn how it could help save your business money.

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  • Forecast says there may never be a better time to invest in commercial solar

    Forecast says there may never be a better time to invest in commercial solar

    Now is the best time to acquire commercial solar due to current tax incentives, record-low interest rates and a trend toward social responsibility.

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  • Get to know NREL: a leading source for renewable energy research

    Get to know NREL: a leading source for renewable energy research

    Background on the National Renewable Energy Lab, and how its work impacts renewable energy research and solar technology in the United States.

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  • Getting up and running with commercial solar power

    Getting up and running with commercial solar power

    This guide outlines the steps to commercial solar power—from researching and getting buy-in, to selecting a provider, designing and paying for your system.

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