Five grocery scenarios where solar power saves the day

Posted on November 23, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Solar power is a great investment for grocery stores to get a better handle on their electricity cost and business expenses predictability. There are financing options available to help pay for solar power arrays, in addition to a variety of federal, state, and local incentives meant to make solar more affordable to a wide number of businesses. There’s also net metering that allows solar arrays to sell power back to the electric grid for credit towards future energy needs.

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The MoZaic East All Energy Solar installation project was a winner of the 2020 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Award winners!

All Energy Solar install wins 2020 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Award

Posted on November 22, 2020, by All Energy Solar

After the Solar Builder readers cast their votes to choose our annual Project of the Year winners, Solar Builder’s editor picked his favorites among the Project of the Year field of nominees in a variety of categories from the Most Resilient to the Coolest Carport. One of the All Energy Solar install projects was a winner in the 2020 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Awards!

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Incentives, rebates & credits bring solar to grocery rooftops

Posted on November 13, 2020, by All Energy Solar

A typical 50,000-square-foot grocery store can spend $250,000 annually on electricity, and unless they run on renewable energy, that results in about 1,900 tons of CO2 emitting into the atmosphere, the carbon equivalent to running 360 vehicles for one year!

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Solar power can feed grocery store high-energy use

Posted on November 07, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Grocery stores are some of the biggest consumers of energy in the retail industry, making them prime candidates for investing in solar power. In addition to the typical heating, cooling and lighting of most buildings, grocery stores also have refrigerators, freezers and other types of cold cases that can take up between one-third and one-half of a supermarket’s footprint - and up to 80 percent of their energy costs. That’s not even taking into account larger supermarkets that might have bakeries, butchers, restaurants and other high energy specialty installations.

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Businesses in Minnesota like All Energy Solar make it easier for employees to vote

Posted on November 03, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Benjamin Allen, a warehouse manager for All Energy Solar in River Falls, Wis., where he took a selfie after he voted. St. Paul-based All Energy Solar encouraged high voter turnout by hiring a voter coach to answer questions and help simplify the process, whish is more complicated this year amid the coronavirus.

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How All Energy Solar is Responding to COVID-19 - Updated 9/21/2020

Posted on September 21, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Dear Customers,

 

 

Autumn is upon us. The more things change (leaves, outerwear choices) the more they stay the same (masks, social distancing). Yes, the pandemic is still with us, and we are still taking all the precautions necessary to provide a safe, healthy work environment for our employees and customers.

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Minneapolis solar installation mixing art and clean energy

Posted on September 11, 2020, by All Energy Solar

 

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Eagan-based Smart Data Solutions' 440 solar panels produce enough energy to power 59% of its 29,000-square-foot building.  The project went live this month.

Sustainable: Solar projects advance despite clean-job losses

Posted on July 08, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Minnesota’s clean jobs economy has taken a considerable hit since investments by businesses and consumers began scaling back in March as COVID-19 started shutting down the state’s economy.

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Solar power continues growth

Posted on July 02, 2020, by All Energy Solar

 

 

 

 

Thomas Rekstein no longer minds looking at the electric bill for his Great River Insurance business on North Riverfront Drive

"My

 electric bill used to be $4,500 annually, now it’s down to $1,200 a year."

Rekstein, who had 38 solar panels installed on the roof and awnings of his building, said the investment was well worth it.

"It’s been great. I’d recommend it to anyone."

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Northeast MN metro residents switching to solar energy

Posted on June 18, 2020, by All Energy Solar

Solar energy has been around for a while, but the panels in our community sure haven’t.

Many residents are now switching to solar energy, and for good reason. In 2018, White Bear Lake held a solar energy information session where representatives from solar and energy organizations spoke about the benefits of solar. The event was purely informational, but those who attended had the opportunity to join other homeowners who wanted to work together to purchase solar and receive a group discount. 

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