Solar Power Maintenance NJ: From big box stores and super markets to storage units and office buildings, many commercial businesses utilize solar panels on their structures to save money on energy costs. With the expense of solar dropping as technology gets more advanced, more and more businesses are opting for solar panels to reduce their environmental footprint.
Some of the business types that use solar include:
- Big box stores
- Super markets
- Storage space
- Department stores
- Large office space buildings
- Large corporate headquarters
From Target and Apple to Intel and Ikea, solar is the way to go as more businesses embrace a greener future. Studies show that as of 2020, 230,000 Americans worked in solar at 10,000 companies in every state, with the solar industry generating $24 billion of private investment in the nation’s economy in 2019.
Plus, more and more businesses are increasingly demanding solar systems coupled with battery storage. In fact, by 2025, 25 percent of all behind-the-meter solar systems will come with storage, compared with just six percent in 2020.
The tax benefits alone are beneficial to commercial businesses. The investment tax credit (ITC) allows both home and business owners to deduct 26 percent of the cost of solar energy system installation from federal taxes, with no cap on its value.
More than 100 of the Fortune 500 companies have received significant results through the use of solar power, but even small businesses and non-profits can experience substantial energy savings. The average commercial property owner can reduce energy costs by 75 percent by installing solar panels. In fact, the average commercial property owner paid nearly $2,000 a month in electric bills before going solar, paying only $500 after installing solar panels.
Maintaining Commercial Solar Panels
Of course, in order to get the most out of your solar panels, you need to make sure they stay cleaned and well maintained. But don’t whip out the hose or rented power washing machine just yet. Due to the sensitive and fragile nature of solar panels, they need a precise touch in order to prevent damage yet get off all that stuck-on dirt, debris, sap and bird droppings. These substances can block your panels from getting the most of the sun’s UV rays, which reduces how much energy your system can produce. Regular cleaning by professionals such as Clearview Washing technicians provide a cost-effective, quick and efficient way to ensure top-notch performance of your business’ solar panels.
Contact Clearview Washing
We can schedule solar panel cleaning for your commercial business when you contact us at 732-462-1187. We show up with the required tools and equipment needed to result in spotless, clean commercial solar panels that give you the most bang for your buck.