January 16th, 2018
REC Solar is thrilled to announce the winner of our 2017 Sustainability Scholarship, Will Snyder of Cal Poly. If you would like to read Will’s winning essay addressing the prompt “The Value of Sustainability”, follow the link in the post. Congratulations to Will and all of the scholarship applicants.
November 17th, 2017
Happy 20th Birthday, REC Solar! Today we celebrate the hundreds of customers across the United States who have been empowered in the last 20 years to rethink their energy strategy, reduce energy expenses and transform how they do business. We’re humbled and thrilled to have been a part of their journey and we are excited for the next 20 years.
October 10th, 2017
These questions will help you cut through the sales pitch and decide whom to select as your commercial solar provider.
September 7, 2017
Have a solar project that needs internal approval before it can begin? Here are seven tips from REC Solar’s CFO on how to sell a project internally to your CFO or decision maker.
June 30, 2017
The exciting day has come but you’ll have to act fast! Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) will start accepting applications for their new solar feed-in tariff today (June 30th, 2017).
June 26, 2017
REC Solar was founded in 1997 by a duo of dreamers from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, a leading university within the California State University program. REC Solar believes that the college students of today are the renewable energy advocates and innovators of tomorrow. In order to promote discussion about the importance of renewable energy and its role in providing a sustainable future, REC Solar is offering a $1,500 Sustainability Scholarship this fall to one student in the California State University (CSU) school system.
June 19, 2017
Several of our large commercial clients across the country have been hit hard in the last year with hail storms, causing significant damage to automobiles. This can impact any company whose employee’s vehicles are parked outside, or businesses like car dealerships that have millions of dollars of inventory sitting on a lot. A recent hailstorm in Colorado left many dealerships with hundreds of cars damaged, closing the dealerships down until they could repair or replace the vehicles. This has a major impact on insurance premiums for these businesses.
June 7, 2017
Applied Medical is a global company that designs, develops and manufactures medical devices for customers in more than 75 countries. The company recently worked with REC Solar to install nearly 3 megawatts of solar at their corporate headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. and at a nearby distribution center.
May 20, 2017
If you’re buying a solar energy system today, one of the most generous solar incentives that you’re entitled to is the 30% federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC). But not everyone who goes solar is eligible to receive it, and for those who do, there are different ways to calculate it. Below is a FAQ layman’s guide to the solar federal ITC, but please confirm all of this information with your tax adviser.
May 3, 2017
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a nationally-ranked university known for their philosophy of Learn by Doing. The university is committed to leadership in sustainability in both academics and operations. In April 2017 Cal Poly and REC Solar announced that we are working together to bring a 4.5 megawatt (AC) solar farm to the campus.
April 26, 2017
At REC Solar, we are often fortunate to work with incredibly passionate organizations driven to make an impact in the world. Jana Ganion and Blue Lake Rancheria are a perfect example. REC Solar had the pleasure of building a 500kw solar array as part of a microgrid solution. This solar system, which includes energy storage, is helping power government offices, economic enterprises, and critical Red Cross safety shelter-in-place facilities across 100 acres.
April 21, 2017
Earth Day was created back in 1970 after a devastating oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. The original intent of Earth Day was to have a day set aside for the public to think and learn about the environment.
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