Category Archives: General

Is the Solar Microgrid Future Already Here?

Yes, we live in a utility grid dominant world right now that is mainly powered by fossil fuels and nuclear power. And yet, more and more microgrids powered by solar and other renewable technologies are coming on line or are … Continue reading

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How Solar Reduced a California Farm’s Electric Bill by 75%

Today’s farmers are increasingly using the sun’s energy to grow more than just fruits and vegetables. Solar power systems have become a new solution for reducing the energy costs of water pumps, refrigeration, vineyard wine processing, and many other energy-intensive … Continue reading

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What’s a Utility Demand Charge and How Commercial Solar Can Help

If you’re an operations manager of a commercial building or industrial facility, then you probably know that a major portion of your monthly bill can come from so-called “demand charges.” The good news is that installing solar can bite a … Continue reading

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REC Solar Is Now Focused Exclusively on Commercial Solar

We have some big news here at REC Solar. As of February 4th, 2014, we’re now focused exclusively on the commercial and large scale solar markets. The change in focus comes as the commercial solar market is poised for major … Continue reading

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Why Wal-Mart, Staples, Apple, and Other Top Brands Are Going Solar

Wal-Mart, the number one retailer in the United States, also turns out to be the number one retail brand when it comes to solar installations, but it’s not alone. According to Solar Means Business, an annual report by the Solar … Continue reading

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