Solar energy is an excellent opportunity for businesses, increasing property value, generating long-term savings in building operating expenses, and demonstrating environmental consciousness to the community. But when paying cash is not an option or preferred, how do these clean energy investments get financed?Read More
More and more large corporations are announcing their move to solar, but does going solar make sense for a small business? If you’re a small business owner and curious about the benefits of solar energy, here are three keys to help you assess the viability for your business for a solar installation.Read More
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.Read More
Thomas Rekstein no longer minds looking at the electric bill for his Great River Insurance business on North Riverfront Drive
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."Read More
As a business owner, making an investment like switching to solar energy might be seen as risky by some, in a seemingly complicated and ever-changing market. However, drive around most American cities today and you’ll see solar panels being installed on the roofs of more and more businesses every year. Do these companies know something you don’t? Not anymore. Clean, reliable solar energy makes sense everywhere the sun shines.Read More
You’ve heard about the many advantages in generating electricity for your business with solar, and by now you may even know some other business owners who are doing just that. So is it time for your business to go solar? Let’s review a few key questions you’ll want to consider at the outset.Read More
The switch to solar puts you in some pretty powerful company. A short list of major corporations that are expanding their solar presences includes:
These and other top corporations added 325 megawatts of installed solar capacity in 2017. To offer perspective, that’s enough electricity to power over 65,000 homes, from one year of added capacity. This transformation of our energy mix is only accelerating, and has now scaled to the degree that your business, big or small, can and should take part.Read More
It’s no secret that the federal government and many state governments want businesses to go solar. Often this desire is expressed in the form of valuable tax incentives.Read More