Q&A with Zoran Falkenstein, Acting Group President of Advanced Technologies at Applied Medical

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.
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Q&A with Dennis Elliot, Director of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability at Cal Poly

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.
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Q&A with Jana Ganion, Sustainability Director at Blue Lake Rancheria

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.
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Q&A with Clean Energy Collective, a Community Solar Leader

February 27, 2017
Clean Energy Co. (CEC) builds, operates and maintains community-shared clean energy facilities. CEC is pioneering the model of delivering clean power-generation through medium-scale facilities that collectively serve participating utility customers. Their proprietary software automatically calculates monthly credits for members and integrates with the utilities' existing billing system.
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Determining When Solar Makes Sense for Your Business

February 8, 2017
Solar has been around for several decades, but many people still do not know whether their business is a good candidate for solar, or when they should consider investing. In our latest educational guide called “Determining When Solar Makes Sense for Your Business,” REC Solar shares lessons learned to help you pinpoint the best time to invest.
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REAP Grants for Agriculture Solar Projects

January 31, 2017
Energy costs for the agriculture industry keep rising and more companies are turning to solar energy to reduce those expenses.  For companies that choose solar, the payback can be in as few as 3 years. Some companies choose to pay cash or use loans through their local bank or Farm Credit to finance their project.
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Evaluating Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs for Your Business

January 26, 2017
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) helps business owners finance projects that improve energy efficiency through renewable energy improvements on their property. PACE financing is bundled under a property’s assessment and is paid on the property’s tax bill.
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Client Spotlight: Q&A with Nicole Flewell, Director of Sustainability at Taylor Farms

January 10, 2017
Taylor Farms is North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods. The company focuses on innovation by consistently developing new products and improving production methods. Taylor Farms is family owned and based in Salinas, California with twelve operating companies and distribution facilities throughout North America.
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By | 2017-11-01T21:39:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Blog, Business, Client Spotlight|Comments Off on Client Spotlight: Q&A with Nicole Flewell, Director of Sustainability at Taylor Farms