Commercial Solar

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GRESB Reporting: Leveraging Solar to Improve ESG Performance

GRESB Reporting: Leveraging Solar to Improve ESG Performance

Sustainability is a hot button issue for most large-scale commercial operations, but many don’t know where to begin. With the evolving environmental legislation and increased focus on eco-friendly practices, not to mention the allure of going carbon neutral, investors...

Unlocking the 10% ITC Adder for Energy Communities

Unlocking the 10% ITC Adder for Energy Communities

The Department of Energy recently released guidance on eligibility for a 10% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) adder for geographies that qualify as Energy Communities. This Energy Community benefit is one of three potential adders that were included in the 2022 Inflation...

Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

Solar is pretty complex. We get questions about nearly every aspect of the technology–especially performance and weather. One of the most common ones we get is “do solar panels work on cloudy days?” If you’re considering bringing solar to your site, these kinds of...

Solving the Split Incentive Problem

Solving the Split Incentive Problem

The landscape of commercial real estate is changing rapidly, and it’s putting new pressures on tenants and owners alike. Utility energy rates are seeing massive upticks. Companies are adopting new ESG commitments. Up-and-coming sustainability trends are reshaping the...

21 Questions to Ask a Solar Company

21 Questions to Ask a Solar Company

If you look around, there’s clearly a growing demand for commercial solar. It’s not just for industrial warehouses and big box stores anymore. Everything from shopping centers to office buildings are getting in on the action, using onsite solar to lower tenant energy...

Comparing Your Commercial Solar Financing Options

Comparing Your Commercial Solar Financing Options

With rising utility energy rates and more interest in sustainability in the market, there’s never been a better time to finance commercial solar. These systems are here to stay, offering countless financial and environmental benefits. The biggest challenge for most...

The Facts About Commercial Solar Panel Cleaning

The Facts About Commercial Solar Panel Cleaning

Regular maintenance is key to keeping any investment running smoothly. This is especially true of solar systems, where a routine inspection and cleaning keeps panels generating more energy. If ignored, dust, dirt, and grime tints panels, blocking light and reducing...

Do Solar Panels Increase Property Taxes in California?

Do Solar Panels Increase Property Taxes in California?

There are countless benefits to adding a solar system to your building. But, it can feel almost too easy to get panels on the roof, hook them to the grid, and start generating power. What’s the catch? Some commercial property owners mistakenly believe that increasing...