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
MinnPACE - A Solar Incentive for Business
Does Solar Make Sense For a Small Business?
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
Top 5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Solar
Solar isn’t just good for the environment; there are some great benefits for businesses as well. Here are five that we think every business owner should know.Read More
Sustainable: Solar projects advance despite clean-job losses
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
Solar power continues growth
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
So How Do Solar Panels Work, Anyway?
You’ve seen solar panels on top of houses, and you know they’re there to produce energy. Beyond that, solar power may seem pretty complicated. The truth is, it’s fairly simple.Read More
5 Outstanding Reasons Your Business Should Switch to Solar
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
Should Your Business Go Solar? Here Are Some Questions to Answer
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
Benefits Beyond the Bottom Line: The Positive Effect Solar Energy Produces for Businesses
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
Where to Find Solar Energy Tax Credits For Businesses
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