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Why Solar Energy Makes Sense for Water Treatment Plants

Why Solar Energy Makes Sense for Water Treatment Plants

The COVID-19 pandemic and all of the disruptions it has caused has many municipalities reeling. Lost tax revenue is just one unforeseen issue. There are also problems with businesses and individuals unable to pay utility bills due to the economic shutdown or loss of jobs. The one thing that has remained constant is this: water…

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EPA Has Funding Plus Advice for Water Treatment Plant Energy Audits, Solar Solutions

EPA Has Funding Plus Advice for Water Treatment Plant Energy Audits, Solar Solutions

Clean water is something we take for granted in America. We expect the water in our homes, our local swimming and splash pools, and in other public places to be clean and healthy. However, a tremendous amount of energy and resources go into making water clean. No one understands this better than the wastewater treatment…

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Three Reasons to Choose Solential as Your Commercial Solar Solutions Partner

Three Reasons to Choose Solential as Your Commercial Solar Solutions Partner

Identifying a solar energy company that’s qualified to handle a commercial solar project isn’t as easy as doing an internet search. There’s no Home Advisor or Angie’s List for solar energy companies. The reason is commercial solar solutions are complex and require specialized knowledge and experience. Too, a solar system represents a significant investment and…

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What’s the Latest Wastewater Treatment Facility Solar Trend? Floatovoltaics

What’s the Latest Wastewater Treatment Facility Solar Trend? Floatovoltaics

America’s wastewater treatment facilities are converting to solar power in a big way. In addition to achieving significant environmental benefits, facilities that generate their own electricity from renewable solar can significantly reduce their energy costs, stabilizing rates for customers while preserving money for other projects. Proactive operators, both municipal and privately owned, see the benefits…

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Five Reasons to Consider Installing a Pollinator Habitat Under Your Solar Array

Five Reasons to Consider Installing a Pollinator Habitat Under Your Solar Array

Ground-mounted solar systems require ongoing maintenance and not just to the panels, racks and inverters. You also need to consider how the land around and under the arrays will be maintained. This is important for aesthetic, cost and ultimately the performance of the solar system itself. One of the hottest trends in commercial solar I’m…

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2019 Was a Record Year for Renewable Energy. Why Businesses Should Keep It Going with Solar

2019 Was a Record Year for Renewable Energy. Why Businesses Should Keep It Going with Solar

Something surprising has happened in the commercial solar industry. Despite the economic and social interruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the United States are continuing to move forward with plans to adoptsolar energy. According to PV Magazine, 2019 was a historic year for renewable energy like solar because a full 20% of America’s power…

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Away from the Office? Solential’s Cloud-based Solar System Remote Monitoring App’s Got you Covered

Away from the Office? Solential’s Cloud-based Solar System Remote Monitoring App’s Got you Covered

Being away from the office can be nerve-wracking, particularly for those responsible for operating essential services like wastewater treatment plants, hospitals, municipal buildings, prisons, and farms. How do you detect an issue with your solar system if you’re not onsite? Solential Energy has the solution: a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) remote asset management system that enables…

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When It Comes to Solar, Pick Your Partner Carefully

When It Comes to Solar, Pick Your Partner Carefully

There used to be a term called “fly by nights” that referred to companies out to make a quick profit. If you hired one, they disappeared right after you paid them, never to be seen again. In the solar industry, we have a similar term: “drive bys.” These are companies that give you a quote…

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