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UGE Case Studies. REI Goodyear Distribution Warehouse. During the past eight years, Blue Oak Energy and REI have enjoyed a collaborative relationship resulting in over 25 solar installations at REI locations around the country, and a solar portfolio of 5.4 MW.

REI Goodyear Distribution Warehouse

Blue Oak Energy’s latest rooftop solar project for REI is located at the REI Distribution Center in Goodyear. This 2.2 MW solar system will account for 100% of the center’s annual energy consumption and bring the outdoor retailer closer to its solar energy goals. Blue Oak Energy provided the full scope of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for this project.

Panel Type: Canadian Solar CS6X-315P Panel Quantity: 6,672 Racking Type: Fixed tilt Inverter Type: Solectria SGI500 and Solectria SGIO300 System Size [DC]: 2,100 kW AC Voltage: 480 V Interconnection Type: Net metered line side Utility Company: Arizona Public Service Company (APS) 2.2 MW solar electric system. Why is Commercial Solar a Good Investment?<br /> Solar Investment Returns and the 5 Key Factors<br />   Do Solar Panels Meet Miami-Dade Hurricane Wind Requirements? Hurricanes and wind are frequent concerns among those seeking to install solar panels in Southwest Florida, and many people have heard about Miami-Dade hurricane wind code requirements.

Do Solar Panels Meet Miami-Dade Hurricane Wind Requirements?

It stands to reason that people want solar panels installed that meet the most stringent hurricane wind building codes in the country. The concerns usually involve roof leaks and integrity of the roof itself. We saw Hurricane Charley pass through the area a little over 10 years ago with 150 mph winds, making it a strong Category 4 hurricane and at the time the second most powerful to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. From that experience, we know what the likely outcome will be when strong hurricane winds hit homes with solar panels.

Businessinsider. Energy Assessments through the Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Program - NYSERDA. Energy assessments can help small businesses and not-for-profit organizations make informed energy decisions and implement energy -efficiency strategies.

Energy Assessments through the Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Program - NYSERDA

Assessments help identify economically viable improvements that yield substantial annual energy savings. Small Business and Not-for-Profit Customers Financing - NYSERDA. Commercial Implementation Assistance Program - NYSERDA. Taking a comprehensive approach to energy efficiency improves productivity and reduces energy costs.

Commercial Implementation Assistance Program - NYSERDA

To help companies implement large energy efficiency projects that will reduce their energy costs, NYSERDA is providing financial assistance to commercial facilities, schools, not-for-profits, municipalities, and other types of institutions in New York State. Getting Started NYSERDA can help you apply to the Commercial Implementation Assistance program. The easiest way to get started is by emailing or calling (866) NYSERDA and asking to speak with someone about the Commercial Implementation Assistance program. We’ll work with you to help prepare your application successfully. The Commercial Implementation Assistance program uses the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA), a statewide process that allows customers to apply for multiple programs from various agencies with one application. 26 16 18. Our Programs. Home - New York Interfaith Power and Light. The Neighborhood Program. Free LED Light Bulbs Distributed in All Eligible Neighborhoods Look out for our contractors from Franklin Energy as they go door-to-door in your neighborhood to install complimentary LED light bulbs in your home.

The Neighborhood Program

Missed us? Email and include your name, account number, and email, and we'll get in touch to set up an appointment. Residential Customers (1-4 units) Get up to $185 ($110 + a $75 Neighborhood Bonus) when you buy an eligible smart thermostat and register it with one of our vendors. Commercial Customers By being part of the Neighborhood Program, when you sign up for a free business survey, you also get: Rebates, Incentives, and Tax Credits. Con Edison – Incentives. Commercial/Industrial MW Block Resources & Forms - NYSERDA. Con Edison – Program Eligibility. 20kW Ballasted Roof Installation. Pacific Mercantile Bank - Press Release. COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Mercantile Bank (“the Bank”), the wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC), today announced the launch of its Solar and Renewable Energy Lending Group, which will offer specialized financing to companies engaged in sustainable, renewable energy projects across the United States.

Pacific Mercantile Bank - Press Release

“Renewable energy financing is an excellent fit with our commercial banking platform,” said Tom Vertin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Mercantile Bank. “We specialize in developing the type of customized, flexible financing solutions required for small-scale renewable energy commercial projects. Capitalizing on the strong demand for renewable energy financing will provide another catalyst for growing our commercial loan portfolio in the years ahead.” The new lending group will be led by Scott Reising. Mr. Community Solar. Co-op Power. PSEG Long Island. Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® is more than just an energy efficiency program; it’s the model for the home improvement industry of the future.

PSEG Long Island

Participating contractors differentiate their services to homeowners by making their homes energy efficient, as well as healthy, safe, and comfortable. This goes a long way toward creating greater customer satisfaction and value for home improvement services. Soon, all customers will want to know that their home improvement contractor has earned the Building Performance Institute (BPI) Accreditation. PACENation Webinar Series. The Design Basics for Solar Parking Lots You Need to Know - Borrego Solar. Published in Design News Parking lots and garage rooftops offer expansive, un-shaded and unobstructed spaces ideal for housing commercial-scale solar energy systems.

The Design Basics for Solar Parking Lots You Need to Know - Borrego Solar

For years, solar photovoltaics (PV) have proven to be a smart choice for parking facilities for a variety of reasons. With the growing trend of installing plug-in electric vehicle charging stations in some parking lots and garages, energy usage and operating expenses have also increased, making solar PV parking lots a solution for facility owners looking to counteract the increase in energy demand. Shade structures can be a great addition to any parking lot, as they provide numerous benefits as well as the potential to carry solar panels.

Adding shade structures to a parking lot can reduce lighting costs through the installation of energy-efficient LED lighting under the structures in place of the often low-efficiency light poles in many lots. Resources for Commercial Solar Projects. Voluntary Equal Opportunity Questionnaire The information requested below will be used for purposes of our Affirmative Action Program and to comply with certain governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations.

Resources for Commercial Solar Projects

In order to comply with these laws, we invite employees to voluntarily self-identify their race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information will be confidential and will only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws, executive orders, and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the government for civil rights enforcement. Commercial Solar Carport Design & Installation. Solar carport structures are an excellent way to maximize an existing space for multiple purposes and benefits.

Commercial Solar Carport Design & Installation

In addition to generating up to 12.8 watts of energy for your business or utility, a PV carport provides needed shade for vehicles, and improved lighting at night. The additional light inherent in solar panel carports is actually a reflection created from the PV ceiling. Solar Canopies Turn Parking Lots Into Power Plants With Benefits. In early 2014, Solaire Generation completed a 325 kW solar carport system at a new Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, N.Y. Working as a subcontractor for SunEdison, Solaire installed a series of double-cantilevered supports of its own design with photovoltaic panels that will supply approximately 380 MWh of electricity per year, equal to about 25% of the store’s needs.

Whole Foods was committed to taking an environmentally conscious approach to its new location, and the parking lot was the only viable option for a substantial solar installation. The rooftop of the store had been staked out for an organic garden, and the urban site had no room to spare for a conventional ground-mount array. An interesting aspect of the site is that it overlooks the Gowanus Canal. RBI Solar Carport Structures. Commercial.energizeny. UGE Selected to Install Portfolio of Microgrid Systems for Small Businesses in New York City. UGE Selected to Install Portfolio of Microgrid Systems for Small Businesses in New York City $30 million award to be shared amongst 11 companies May 1st, 2015 -- New York -- UGE International Ltd. ( (TSX-V: UG, OTCQB: UGEIF), a leader in renewable energy solutions for businesses, has been selected as a winner of the RISE:NYC competition, which will see the Company install microgrid renewable energy systems to help power relief efforts in New York City communities affected by Hurricane Sandy.

UGE’s advanced microgrid platform consists of one or both of solar panels and wind turbines, as well as advanced power management and battery storage. The storm caused $19 billion in losses in New York and left more than 2.2 million people without electricity. RISE:NYC was created to deploy cutting edge solutions to enhance the City’s resiliency. The $30 million award is being split amongst 11 companies, with solutions expected to be implemented over the next 24 months. About UGE. Solaire GenerationSolaire Generation. AltPOWER . Projects.

50.54 kWp System Startup January 2008 Click here to see a timelapse of the installation Equipment Specifications 266 Evergreen 190 Solar Panels 1 Xantrex PV45208 Inverter SunPower PowerGuard Mounting System Site Description A private co-op building in upper Manhattan. Significance This PV system is one of the largest ever installed on a multi-family residential building in New York City. Solar Energy Systems, LLC (SES) - Solar Incentives - Federal & State. Incentives / Financing: Federal & State The return on investment of a commercial photovoltaic (PV) system comes from a variety of sources, including energy savings and financial incentives at the federal and state level. The applicability of these incentives will depend on your particular situation. Small Business and Not-for-Profit Financing. Solar Land Lease Issues. Low-Income Solar Policy Guide. Untitled. Community solar has hit a tipping point. Local Renewable Generation.

On-site renewable energy sources. Sustainable Business Magazine by Sustainable Business Magazine. Smart Island Economies. Cost Benefit Analysis of Installing Solar Panels on the Schnoor A. Sustainable Business Magazine by Sustainable Business Magazine. STG International. Sun For More Than Fun: Island Resorts Benefit From Solar Power. Traditional gensets are not very flexible and normally cannot run below 30% to 40% of their full load. In the base scenario, this limits the amount of renewable energy in the hybrid system. One Simple Rule For C&I Solar: Understand The Client’s Business. A lot of planning goes into a crane day.

On a given day, EnterSolar would have to clear quite a bit of space on the grounds. That was all coordinated with the customer well in advance. Sometimes the crane would have to be on the side of the building where active bays were located or where trucks would be coming and going. Burns says this went smoothly because he worked closely with the Clare Rose facility’s operations manager, Steve Henz. Because of the openness of the roof, if the crane could be properly coordinated with the customer’s business requirements, it could, essentially, place a load anywhere that is required. The work on the front end of C&I projects revolves around managing the logistics of deliveries of material, personnel and equipment. “Those are the three things we really need to make sure are there on time and ready to go when the sun comes up,” Burns says. For the Clare Rose project, EnterSolar used DCE racking.