Solar power is one of the most cost-effective energy sources for commercial properties. It might seem, at first glance, like solar power requires a hefty investment initially. However, it offers numerous benefits, especially for business owners that want to reduce operating costs and save money.
What Is a Commercial Solar Panel?
Commercial solar panels are an array of multiple solar panels, which convert sunlight into electricity. While residential solar installations also use solar panels, the key difference between the two is that commercial solar panel installations are generally substantially larger than typical residential solar panel systems.
Is Your Business Fit for a Solar System Installation?
Commercial solar systems are suitable for a wide range of businesses, from different sized companies to a wide range of sectors. Fortunately, it is easy to determine whether your business is the right fit for a solar system installation.
If your business has enough roof space, you have plans to expand in the next few years, you have high electric bills, you consume energy primarily in the daytime, and you don’t have high-density power use, then a solar panel system could be the right fit for your business.
Why Install Commercial Solar Panels?
Solar is an energy source that requires time for you to see a decent return on investment. Ultimately, you will have to base your decision on whether or not to install solar panels on the benefits of solar power for your business.
Here are some of the reasons why you should consider installing commercial solar panels:
One of the main reasons why you should consider renewable energy such as solar is that it will help your business save money. The initial set-up costs may be higher, but you will recover this cost in 5 to 7 years once you have the system installed because you will no longer have to worry about power bills and from then on, the savings will be considerable.
Your solar panel system will require minimal maintenance after it is installed and you can focus on operating your business and offering your customers and clients maximum value. If your system doesn’t use batteries, there will even be less of a need for maintenance.
Suitable for a Variety of Businesses
In the past, the belief was that commercial solar panels were only suitable for small to medium-sized businesses. In recent years, however, the technology has improved considerably and can be used by virtually all businesses that require a power source and have the space to install it.
Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly
If you are a business that aims to be environmentally responsible and boost its green credentials, solar power is an excellent investment for reducing your overall carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. Solar power is a renewable energy source that doesn’t cause pollution or damaging emissions, which makes it better for your business, your staff, your visitors, and the planet.
Increased Property Value
The fact that switching to solar power makes a lot of business sense is not a lie perpetuated by the solar energy industry just to boost sales. Installing solar panels on your roof can add value to your property. Customers or buyers will recognise the benefit of having electricity generated onsite, which will enhance the desirability of your business premises.
Switch to Solar Energy!
Solar energy is an investment that offers businesses countless advantages and can deliver a return within 5 to 7 years. Still, it is something that requires careful consideration to determine whether it is the right option for your business.
If you would like more information about commercial solar panels, have questions, or want a free solar quote get in touch with Macedon Ranges Solar Power we will be more than happy to help.
Please give us a call today on 1300 974 991 or make an enquiry.