commercial solar energy Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Solar Energy Costs and the Struggle for Grid Parity

    The price of manufacturing solar panels has dropped significantly in the past decade, and installation has risen as dramatically as prices have fallen. Yet the cost of solar energy varies from state to state and country to country, why? Even though solar panels are cheap to manufacture, the cost of financing, installing and maintaining a system add to the overall price of the product. ...


    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

  • Sustainable development with renewable energy resources: a review

    The most visible effects of the sustainable development movement are found in several global issues such as the greenhouse effect, stratospheric ozone depletion, and loss of biodiversity. Combustion of fossil fuels and global warming are closely associated with each other. There is an urgent need to replace fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. Renewable energy is one of the few means by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Renewable Energy - A Key Solution to End Global Warming

    Scientists have spent years trying to find the causes of global warming leading to significant changes in the world’s climate. Their research shows that several factors have contributed to the rise of earth’s temperature and altering of natural cycles and actions. One key reason is excessive emission of greenhouse gases like, methane and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. These ...


    By Vista Solar

  • Project Alamo 2 - Converse, Texas

    Project Description: Alamo 2 is generating power northeast of downtown San Antonio on 45 acres of land owned by the San Antonio River Authority. The 4.4 MWac ...


    By OCI Solar Power

  • 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

  • Why You Should Install Solar Panels on Your Minnesota Farm

    Farming and agriculture are integral to our country’s infrastructure, and solar energy is integral to sustaining that infrastructure in the coming years. With our increasing global population, more and more people need to be fed. This is increasing a demand for high-yield crops and well-bred livestock at a time when climate change is challenging ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • Solar Energy – Proving Advantageous for Your Business

    Energy costs constitute a sizeable part of operational costs for any commercial establishment, whether it is a public or a private enterprise. If a firm invests in solar energy, it not only contributes towards decreasing carbon footprint, but also helps create a better world for forthcoming generations. Though, in the initial years, an investment in setting up a solar power plant would seem an ...


    By Vista Solar

  • Burt Highway Michigan Solar Installation Case Stufy

    Patriot Solar Group worked in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to Consumers. ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Mathie Residence Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Owner and CEO of Patriot Solar Group, Jeff Mathie, had a solar installment completed at his home near Duck Lake in Central Michigan. The installment complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Gresham Highway Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to supply and install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array consisting of 40 panels. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Alternative Energy Meets Business: How Creative Business Models are Bringing Solar to the Average Joe

    As the solar industry matures, particularly photovoltaic (PV) technology, the cost of solar panels has plummeted. PV module prices have dropped from $1.78/W in Q1 2011 to $0.94/W in Q1 2012, spurring a record amount of PV installations for Q1 2012 at 506 MW.  This ...


    By Connexion

  • Meet Forrest and Jessica Solar Bus Owners

    Forrest and Jessica tied the knot in October 2017 and it wasn’t too long after saying “I do” that the newlyweds decided to embark on a new adventure together. The dream of quitting their day jobs, selling their cozy Florida home and traveling across the U.S. in a solar powered bus became a reality for the couple. ...


    By Soltec Renewable Energies

  • European Solar Projects

    The EU has been making great strides towards solar power in the recent years, as European solar projects have overhauled most ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Introduction to Solar Energy

    Solar energy refers to solar radiation energy. Since the formation of the earth, organism relies on the light and heat provide by the sun to survive. But nowadays, the application of solar energy has been widely paid attentions. In recent years, an increasing numbers of people pay more attention to it not because of its characteristics of the inexhaustible, but also ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Why More Startups Embrace Solar Power

    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 startups are resorting to alternative energy. Solar lighting has proven itself to be among the most reliable sources of energy that can be embraced by ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

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