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Challenge Golden Empire Shelling (GES) wanted to realize operational efficiencies for itsleading-edge almond shelling facility with a high-performance solar system. SunPower’s Solution Commercial Dealer SunPower by Sun Solar installed a 1.04 MW SunPower®HelixTM system, with 2,400 panels tracking the sun for maximum energyproduction on 4.5 acres.. Customer Benefit The system offsets an estimated 90 percent […]

PROJECT OVERVIEW Location: Clovis, CA Completed: July, 2005 Installation Type: Commercial Roof System Size: 1,131 kWPV surface area: 98,100 square feet Number of Panels: 7,744 Products: SunPower PowerGuard® Solar Electric SystemBENEFITS • Powers 50% of P-R Farm’s packing facility • Reduces energy and operating costs • Will reduce CO2 emissions by 10,000tons over 30 years, […]

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of going green in the workplace? This infographic illustrates some of the reasons why businesses are developing a green business strategy. From attracting an ever-increasing number of customers who are adopting sustainable lifestyles, to improving brand reputation—more and more companies are discovering the benefits of being an environmentally-friendly […]

While many companies continue to mull over the benefits of investing in renewable energy, a recent World Energy Council study shows its steady and continued growth worldwide. Renewable energy now accounts for more than 30% of the total global installed power generation capacity and 23% of total global electricity production. And according to a Clean Technica article about the study, […]

A recent article in the Harvard Business Reviewreports that some of the world’s most successful businesses are devoting themselves to developing energy efficiency in business. Many companies are beginning to understand that developing an energy strategy is not only helpful from a financial and environmental standpoint, but can also help them gain a competitive edge over […]

Step 1: Learn More Become a thought leader on installing solar. Understanding the pieces and considerations of a commercial solar installation will help you make the best decision for your company. Learning the basic system components is a good first step: Solar panels – Absorb the sun’s rays as a source of energy for generating electricity  Inverter – Converts […]

There’s no question about it, studies have proven most Americans agree that renewable energy is crucial to our future. In addition, while electricity rates across the country continue to increase, solar panels become more affordable and viable than ever. Yet, at a time when green technology is gaining popularity and prices are decreasing, one question […]

If you’ve been wary about the financial impact of going solar, you’ll be glad to know that it’s never been more affordable. In fact, there are some real financial benefits to commercial solar.  An EnergySage article debunks the notion that you need to have deep pockets to invest in solar energy while calling it a “key strategic decision […]

Commercial organizations are under increasing pressure to make better use of clean, renewable energy options. While solar is an increasingly popular choice, sometimes a business’s site isn’t ideal for solar. Not every rooftop, parking lot or piece of land is suitable for solar equipment. Plus, not every organization owns their facilities or has the resources […]