Commercial Solar Energy

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The Innovation of Solar Technology Never Stops

Solar energy technology keeps on getting better and more efficient. Engineers and scientists around the world and in our country are working day and night to find new ways to harvest solar power at the highest efficiency and the most affordable price. If you think about it, solar energy is just starting to rapidly expand.  As many environmental advocates push towards using renewable energies in place of harmful materials, scientists are looking to make solar even better.

Solar Energy Improvements Lie in Nature

A Michigan State University professor in the department of chemistry believes that the future of solar energy technology lies within nature. By this, he is referring to the abundant materials in nature that are scalable and designed to improve upon the energy conversion systems found in nature.

There is a new study that shows molecules telling scientists how to modify to better absorb solar energy for power usage. It’s a molecular property known as quantum coherence, which may play a huge role in natural photosynthesis.

Nature can tell us more things than we already know about harvesting solar energy. Sunlight is rather low-density for an energy source even though it’s abundant. You need large amounts of space to collect the right amount of solar energy. This is also why the commercial solar energy is ramping up with industrial and commercial companies. The goal for scientists researching solar energy is to harvest molecules that absorb energy from sunlight to be used for energy production and storage. The more molecules scientists find, the more energy we can harvest for the world.

This can have amazing benefits for the solar energy industry. As the industry grows, so does the technology. The easier and more efficient way to harvest solar energy will only help the world deal with problems.

Pope Energy

At Pope Energy, we work with commercial and industrial companies or individuals looking to invest in large-scale photovoltaic solar projects. If you’re looking to improve your life, the environment, and cut costs, contact Pope Energy at 855-767-3363 today or visit us online to learn more!

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India is Soaring with Solar Energy Production

It seems that the clean energy sector has not been hit bad by the economy during the COVID-19 Pandemic. India has completed the largest solar tender, while reducing its solar imports from China. Many countries rely on trade for their resources, but now we’re seeing countries develop their own domestic solar energy products for their own country, so they don’t have to rely on other nations’ resources.

What Does the Solar Tender Make Up?

Adani Green Energy Limited and Azure Power were declared the winners of the largest solar tender. The installation of 12 gigawatts of solar power generation and 3GW per year solar manufacturing. The investment equals about $9 billion in USD. In 2019, India only installed 7.3 GW, which is just under 5 less than this project.

What Does this Mean in India’s Solar Aspirations?

India is increasing their solar energy production, which means it brings competitive, domestic manufacturing into play. This will eliminate their need to import solar resources from China. India won’t have to rely on China anymore. India is looking to be independent when it comes to renewable energy.

Along with the benefits of being solar independent from China, India will be looking to reduce their carbon footprint, as well as implement 400,000 direct and indirect jobs for citizens of India. This helps India’s economy and distances themselves from the already critical infrastructure of China.

Pope Energy

At Pope Energy, we are helping the region of New England with their solar development. Commercial entities have the opportunity to change their way of how they harvest energy for their farms, land, buildings, and offices. With our large-scale photovoltaic solar energy projects, you’ll be rewarded with solar energy production to cut your energy bills down and help improve the environment and the way we live.

Contact Pope Energy at 855-767-3363 today or visit us online for more information.

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Should You Lease Your Land for Solar?

Leasing your land for the placement of a solar photovoltaic development project allows you to gain long-term revenue from your property lease, enhance the value of your land for re-sale purposes, and keeping your property intact without having to subdivide any pieces of the property. Many landowners own land in which they can’t decide what to do with it. Solar energy investing might be the best move you can make for putting your unused land to purposeful use, and you’ll be getting paid for it as well.

Not only are you helping yourself save money, produce revenue, and help the environment, you’re also allowing other people to obtain resourceful and natural energy to power their homes and businesses.

Whether you are in the agricultural industry as a farmer trying to add revenue to your farm while continuing to work, a landowner without any ideas how to use your land, a real estate owner looking to cut costs on building expenses, or a commercial and industrial building owner, leasing that property out for solar energy production is one of the most beneficial things you can do to help yourself and others.

What will your land need in order to be leased for solar?

The ideal size for a five-megawatt system is at least 30 acres developing a standard solar field and 40-50 acres for an Agricultural Solar system. The smallest land area that is economically feasible for an investor owned system is 10-18 acres, which would yield a two to three-megawatt system.

Having access to utility grid infrastructure is important and does not need to be near a transmission corridor, but it needs to have a reasonable access to a three-phase electrical service. Good exposure to the sun is crucial, but also, be ready for a long-term commitment: solar farms offer amazing benefits for the long run, and it’s important to recognize this. Plan for the future with solar energy.

At Pope Energy, we’re in the solar energy business of helping landowners lease their property for large-scale photovoltaic solar projects. We also have financing opportunities for you to apply for because we know that not everyone can afford the entire cost up front. We understand that the future is solar, and we want every landowner to be investing their money in a rewarding long-term investment, rather than something quick and short lives.

Benefits of leasing your land for solar

Not only can you create a substantial source of additional income for your property, but you can also create a brighter, greener future for the surrounding community. If you have extra land available, why not put it to work generating renewable energy? Give your land a purpose for you and the community. Owning land is very important in today’s day and age, so why not make it useful with solar energy solutions from Pope Energy.  

That is community impact on a much greater level.

Our solar management team at Pope Energy will help you discover the value that solar energy can bring to your land. If you’re interested in learning more about solar leasing, and whether your land qualifies, please call us at 855-767-3363 today!

 

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Why Commercial Buildings are Going Solar

Solar energy has become consistently better throughout recent years. Many commercial businesses are finding great benefits when investing in large-scale solar energy projects. From corporate companies like Walmart to large farms, these businesses are cutting energy costs and becoming energy independent, so they can focus on the most important aspects of their businesses.

At Pope Energy, we are in the business of helping commercial companies reach energy efficiency with our large-scale photovoltaic solar energy projects. We serve system owners, large-scale energy users, commercial & industrial businesses, land and real estate owners, and the public sector in the New England area. We believe in solar energy development, and we know that the investment will eliminate energy bills and improve our environment.

Agricultural Industry

Farms are resorting to solar energy to help power their land. When it comes to farming, farmers have plenty of things they need to power in order for them to be successful in the agricultural industry. If they can have solar energy power most of their farm, they’ll be saving on energy bills and not have to worry about going under. More farms around the country are turning to solar panels to power their farms, and they are seeing benefits they have never seen before. They can relax and focus on feeding communities all over the nation.

Land and Real Estate

Large landowners, as well as real estate owners have the opportunity to help the community and themselves by investing in solar energy to use on their land or properties. With apartment complexes or other rental properties, real estate owners can make their lives easier, as well as the apartment renters’ lives easier by installing solar panels. They could reduce the price for renting an apartment, cut down on their own energy costs, and be able to supply their renters with energy efficient amenities while living at their property.

Commercial & Industrial Solar Installation

As we mentioned before, commercial and industrial companies like Walmart, Apple, Target, and more are turning to solar panel installation to help supply energy for their industrial buildings, stores, and operational buildings. They have a certain influence over consumers, so for them to invest in renewable energy and the environment, they’re ethical persona plays well with the regular person, but it also is doing good for the entire world. When other large companies  see their counterparts doing this, they’ll be inclined to do the same.

What are the benefits for my business?

Not every business owner or industry executive realizes the full potential of benefits when it comes to investing their money into solar energy development on their properties or buildings. With a full-scale installation and development, your business will see these major long-term benefits that are worth the investment.

  • Eliminating your energy bills – When we use electricity, gas, and other resources for powering our essentials, we aren’t getting anything back. Renewable energy resources like solar is able to give us something back that we never had. Eliminating energy bills is most important to business owners. Electricity is a major expense in business, if you don’t have to worry about that extra expense, your business will run smoothly.
  • Reduce Carbon Footprint – By investing in solar energy to power your facilities, you’re reducing your carbon footprint. You’re helping the environment and become an example for others to do the same.

 

At Pope Energy, we believe that large-scale photovoltaic solar projects can change the way we harvest our energy and give it back to others.

If you’re a commercial business owner looking to invest in solar energy, contact Pope Energy at 855-767-3363 today!

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Key Benefits of Incorporating Solar Into Industrial Facilities

Advancements in technology and favorable regulations have drastically increased the viability of solar for a wide range of businesses. If you’re thinking about investing in solar energy for your facility, a large-scale photovoltaic solar project could be your best move for the long haul. Pope Energy can make this happen for you with solar development, operations and maintenance, and energy storage. If you plan on having a successful business, you need to think of the future, and the future is solar.

Here are some of the key benefits:

Environmental

One of the most important benefits of solar energy is reducing your company’s carbon footprint and environmental impact. Unlike fossil fuels, the source of energy used is limitless and does not generate harmful byproducts such as pollution. Harnessing the power of the sun allows the need for a stable and inexhaustible power source to be met, while simultaneously contributing to sustainability goals.

Economic

While moving renewables is a necessary goal, businesses must factor in economic needs. Solar power can also benefit your company financially in the long run. The cost per kilowatt-hour has decreased to at or below other energy sources, with researchers predicting solar to completely take over the market of energy resources in the near future.

While there is an initial investment in solar systems, prices have been shrinking significantly over time. Commercial users have the added benefit of the economies of scale dynamic. This means the cost per watt paid for a solar energy system decreases as the size of the system increases.

Solar is expected to undercut the competition in coming years, so investing in the installation of these technologies today while other incentives are in place will put you ahead of the curve. Investment now is a sure way to save your company money on future energy costs.

Reliability

With all the economic and environmental benefits to solar, why might some still be skeptical?

The ability to provide power when the sun isn’t shining may be an area of uncertainty for people. Storage solutions are a major innovation area for solar power that can be utilized day or night, rain or shine. Additionally, commercial solar users tend to require higher amounts of energy during the day when energy production is at its peak making it a quality energy source for daytime businesses. Utility Demand Charges are capable of being reduced with the inclusion solar + storage and the economic capabilities of battery storage are forecasted to expand in the near future.

Assessing your company’s needs and the availability of technological advancements in storage will ensure you have a consistent reliable power source regardless of outdoor conditions.

These are just some of the many advantages of transforming your company’s energy source to solar. Contact us so we can further discuss the specific needs of your solar project and any potentially applicable subsidies your company could use to save even more. Please call 855-767-3363 today!