Posts Categorized: Solar for Businesses

Solar Energy Costs Continue To Fall in the U.S.

Solar energy costs continue to fall at a healthy clip, making now the right time to go solar
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) released a report which finds that the cost of installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems fell 6-14% in the U.S. in 2012, and another 10-15% in the first… Read more.

Solar Energy Industry Doing Its Part to Fight Climate Change

Obama climate change plan calls for investment in renewable energy – solar
Regardless of your stance on climate change, one thing that’s not up for debate is the fact that it’s become a hot button issue. Environmentalists have hounded President Barack Obama for not addressing this topic sooner, but yesterday, Obama silenced those critics by… Read more.

California Earns ‘Golden State’ Title, With Focused Efforts on Solar Energy

The demand for clean, renewable and affordable energy continues to increase rapidly. California continues to rise among the leading states in the country that have adopted a strong advocacy for renewable energy, particularly in solar.
According to a recent report from the California Independent System Operator, solar energy will account for the majority of… Read more.

Maximizing ROI with a Solar Tracker

Solar developers, financiers and businesses find themselves under ever-increasing pressure to obtain an economic model to maximize a solar project’s return on investment (ROI). This pressure stems from a rise in demand for solar which has largely been attributed to the decreasing costs in installation and maintenance coupled with increasing energy efficiency. With energy rates… Read more.

Solar produced 100% of new power on U.S. grid in March

Perhaps you read the recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) report. For the first time ever, all new electricity generation added to the nation’s power grid in the month of March came from solar installations.
In fact more than 44 megawatts of solar electric capacity was brought online from seven projects in California, Nevada, New… Read more.

Death Valley Resort Charged by the Sun

Xanterra Parks & Resort


Since 2008, we have been partners with Xanterra Parks & Resort – the National park and resort concessioner. Their Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley Calif. was an early adopter of solar and our SunSeeker single axis tracking system.
The business case for solar was pretty clear, even five years ago. As Andrew Todd,… Read more.

The Rise of Solar PV Pricing

We’ve been saying it for quite some time now: The time for going solar is today.
Solar is helping businesses lower current operating costs and deliver more predictable energy costs for the next 30 years. Given that significant increases in electricity rates are predicted over the next decade, now is the time to take advantage… Read more.

Top Commercial Solar Power Systems

SPG Solar Contributes to the Top 20 Companies Using Solar in the U.S.
SPG Solar is proud to have played a part in some great news today from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar. One of our clients, Johnson & Johnson – where we installed a solar tracking system and a solar… Read more.