A new trend in solar energy is slowly growing across California and other states. While residential solar power systems are still the bulk of the solar renewable energy industry, companies are looking for ways to increase their solar energy installations in ways that benefit their businesses. The newest trend in corporate solar energy seems to be the installation of solar canopies over parking lots.
According to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, between 35 and 50% of cities are covered in blacktop, which absorbs the sun’s rays and retains heat. Covering parking lots with carports made of solar panels has numerous benefits. Drivers spend less energy cooling cars that have been parked Continue reading “Is Your Business Energy Efficient Enough?”