commercial solar Articles

  • Mojave air and space port - Commercial solar lighting - Case study

    The Mojave Air and Space Port is home to the worlds largest plane, the Stratolaunch, as well as the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two, the world’s first suborbital spaceship. The main road “Airport Blvd” leading into the Space Port, as well additional roads within the airport, have been unlit since the airport was built in 1935. ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Why More Businesses are Switching to Commercial Solar Lighting

    If you’re in charge of a lighting project, it’s likely the case you’re aware of the kind of lights and fixtures you may see around town. It’s also likely that, on occasion, you’ll come across a commercial solar lighting system installed in a parking lot, park, or public area. That’s the case nowadays ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • How Commercial Solar Lighting will Affect Your Business

    There are plenty of folks in contracting that aren’t aware of the benefits that commercial solar lighting can bring to a business. We’ve held conferences and meetings to discuss the benefits of solar with ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • EkonoRack 2.0 is our best-selling mounting system

    If you have a commercial flat rooftop and plan to install solar panels, our EkonoRack 2.0 mounting system is perfect for you! EkonoRack 2.0 is our #1 best-selling commercial solar mounting system for flat roofs. The system is a simple non-penetrating solar mounting solution with a single racking component that acts as a ...


    By KB Racking

  • Solar Baking Under the Sonoran Sun

    Walk down almost any city street in Sonora, Mexico and you’re likely to see bakeries filled with sweet breads, empenadas and Mexican cookies. Ciudad Obregon is no different. In a small, poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Ciudad Obregon (a city of 400,000), a group of women have started their own bakery. Along the dirt roads of Aves del Castillo and under the heat of the Sonoran sun, this small ...


    By Solar Energy International

  • Commercial Installs Case Study

    We've successfully deployed large scale commercial solar solutions for companies all over the United States and abroad. As the cost of solar continues to fall, more and more enterprises are looking to Solar Energy USA to help them realize substantive savings to their operational bottom-lines. From Alpharetta, GA, to Dubai, UAB, our commercial clients have benefited from the experience, expertise ...


    By Solar Energy USA

  • Solar in Schools: Alternative Way of Powering Education Institutions

    All businesses require efficient electric energy to run their operations. Any inconsistency in the supply can paralyze normal operations, which can lead to substantial losses. Due to the disadvantages of the traditional sources of electricity, many schools are resorting to alternative energy. Solar lighting in schools has proven itself to be among the most reliable sources of energy that can be ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Exploring Solar Power Growth in the USA

    Industry Data, Trends, and Stats From 2019 and Beyond You probably won’t be surprised to hear that solar energy has experienced drastic growth in recent years. In fact, most of us see it used in our communities every day – from street signs illuminated by solar energy to fields of solar panels used for residential and commercial properties. Many of us consider the ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • Fueling the demand for solar systems

    Solar street lighting market valued at $15B by 2024 It’s no secret governments and companies are trending toward reducing, or eliminating, their carbon footprint, and their dependence on fossil fuels.  This is due to a number of factors including increasingly more education on environmental impacts, more transparency, and a widespread desire to be eco-friendly.  It’s ...


    By Urban Solar

  • Solar development business plan case study

    In 2010 MJB&A developed a $1 billion solar business plan for a major U.S. utility holding company.  The project encompassed assessing solar investment technology and opportunities for the client’s local distribution companies across multiple jurisdictions.  Work included evaluating project feasibility of utility investment in distributed, commercial and utility scale solar ...

  • State of the art on solar drying technology: a review

    Solar thermal energy is used in many countries of the world in the agricultural area to conserve agricultural produce and in the industrial sector for drying commercial products. Solar drying is practical, economical and the responsible approach in an environmental point of view. Solar dryers are available in large range of sizes, different design and are used for drying various food and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • For cheaper solar photovoltaic systems

    It is known for several decades, photovoltaic devices that exploit the sun's energy to convert into electricity used to provide a sustainable alternative - and potentially unlimited - the use of fossil fuels. So why these solar technologies have they not been adopted more widely? Simply “because they are too expensive," said Ji-Seon Kim, professor of Solid Physics at Imperial College of ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Father, son team grow Vista Solar from longtime chip maker

    Patrick Callinan and his company, Silicon Valley Microelectronics Inc., had done one thing for more than 20 years - selling the silicon wafers to make computer chips and solar panels - when they noticed a trend. By 2008, the solar industry accounted for an increasing amount of their business. So Patrick and his son, Jaymes, decided to try something new. Four years later, the solar ...

  • CSP technology advances crucial for cutting costs in South Africa

    With some of the highest levels of Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) in the world, CSP is positioned to play an immense role in South Africa’s energy landscape. Currently, four CSP technologies are being promoted internationally, parabolic trough, power tower, fresnel and dish stirling, but with the lack of operational data in South Africa the industry is still evaluating the suitability of ...


    By New Energy Update

  • V.E. Petersen Co., Inc., cuts energy usage by 30 percent with solar array built by Rudolph/Libbe Companies

    A new, 28kW rooftop solar array is reducing energy costs usage by 30 percent for V.E. Petersen Co., Inc., based in Walbridge, OH.  Rudolph/Libbe Inc., of Walbridge, developed, designed and built the rooftop solar array. GEM Inc., of Walbridge, performed electrical work. The solar panels were manufactured by ISOFOTON, in Napoleon, ...


    By Rudolph/Libbe Companies

  • Prospects of the development of the solar energy industry in the Caribbean

    The Caribbean region is a chain of small islands that are vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change and high oil prices. Renewable energy, or more specially, solar energy can provide a solution to both of these challenges for the Caribbean. Yet despite the positive impact solar energy can have upon the Caribbean, not much is being done to commerciality develop the solar energy industry ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A commercial approach to solar power distribution in India

    In India, approximately 5,000 of 79,000 unelectrified villages, either unapproachable from the grid line or subject to uneconomic viability, are awaiting electricity through SPV power as the only suitable technological option. SPV power, which is expensive in capital cost, although affordable in tariff, is on successful trial through a novel scheme that is subsidy-free. Limited scale ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • IRS 30% Tax Credit “Safe Harbor” for New Solar Energy Systems

    Minnesota Businesses Benefit from  IRS 30% Tax Credit “Safe Harbor” for New Solar Energy Systems Committed To In 2019 It isn’t often that the IRS hands businesses in Minnesota – or anywhere else – a gift. But that just happened. The 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for installing a new solar energy system by a business or a commercial property ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • Researchers explain how dye-based nanotubes can help harvest light’s energy

    Tiny cylinders help reveal how natural-light-harvesting antennae collect light with exceptional efficiency. Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office.You can read the original new in MIT NewsCompanies that make commercial solar cells are happy if they can achieve 20 ...

  • The Future of Oil vs. Solar Energy – Which Is the Smart Choice?

    The Future of Oil vs. Solar Energy – Which Is the Smart Choice?Environmental Faceoff: Oil vs. Solar Using gasoline to power vehicles has been the popular choice in the United States since motor vehicles went mainstream. But have you ever stopped to think about whether there’s a more economically and environmentally friendly option? After all, every one ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

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