PG&E NEM 2.0 is Around the Corner

December 8, 2016
The long-anticipated PG&E NEM 1.0 cap will be reached in the next few weeks. PG&E has been interconnecting about 3-3.5MW per day on average and with 34MW left at the time of this writing, the expectation is that before the end of the year, NEM 2.0 for PG&E will be in place.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:06:14+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Blog, Business|Comments Off on PG&E NEM 2.0 is Around the Corner

REC Solar Hawaii Hosts Inaugural Solar Innovation Series Event in Honolulu

November 11, 2016
Hawaii's mandate to achieve 100% clean energy by 2045 places the state at the forefront of solar and renewable energy adoption in the United States. Since 2007, REC Solar has been a leader in commercial solar on the islands. Recently, the solar landscape in Hawaii has seen several changes that include the end of the energy buyback program, meaning solar customers can no longer sell excess power back to the utility.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:08:26+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Blog, Business|Comments Off on REC Solar Hawaii Hosts Inaugural Solar Innovation Series Event in Honolulu

Business Owners: Are You Ready to Enter the Energy Business?

August 26, 2016
According to data from the Rocky Mountain Institute, the largest non-fixed operating expenses for businesses are utility costs. Other operating expenses include labor, rent or marketing. When a business is looking for ways to improve cash flow and reduce overall operating costs without cutting back on staff, reducing advertising spend or trying to find cheaper rent, energy is “the final frontier” of where brands can conserve.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:06:35+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Blog, Business|Comments Off on Business Owners: Are You Ready to Enter the Energy Business?

More Businesses Turned to Solar in 2015

January 26, 2016
The number of U.S. businesses with solar energy installations grew to a new high in 2015. Enterprises ranging from family-run companies to some of the country’s biggest corporations are producing their own energy, cutting operating expenses, and achieving environmental sustainability.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:08:00+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Blog, Business|Comments Off on More Businesses Turned to Solar in 2015

The Case for Solar in Manufacturing Operations

December 15, 2015
If you work at a manufacturing center, logistics hub, or warehouse operation, the value of installing a solar energy system has never been stronger. Escalating utility rates and decreasing solar system costs, in addition to attractive local and national incentives, have led hundreds of American manufacturers to embrace solar energy to reduce operating expenses, limit cost variability, and demonstrate environmental sustainability.
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What’s COP 21, and How Can Your Business Make a Difference with Solar?

November 6, 2015
At the end of November 2015, leaders from around the world will gather in Paris at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), with the goal of negotiating a binding, universal agreement on measures to reduce human-caused climate change.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:09:30+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Blog, Business|Comments Off on What’s COP 21, and How Can Your Business Make a Difference with Solar?

Castoro Cellars Pairs Winemaking & Solar Power for a Winning Blend

October 29, 2015
California’s Central Coast wine region ranks as one of the top viticultural areas on the planet, with more than 300 wineries spread across the area’s rolling hills and lush valleys. A growing number of local winemakers’ share a commitment to sustainability, which includes investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) systems that offset electricity costs with the same clean energy source that gives life to their vineyards.
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By | 2017-06-19T20:09:36+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Agriculture, Blog, Business|Comments Off on Castoro Cellars Pairs Winemaking & Solar Power for a Winning Blend