One Minnesota city is already a state-wide leader in its local government’s solar energy usage: St. Cloud’s city government facilities got 64% of their power from renewable energy sources in 2018, and that number is expected to climb to 80% or 85% by the end of 2019. Business owners in St. Cloud have taken note of the benefits of commercial clean energy, too.
After the City of St. Cloud pledged back in 2015 to take a more aggressive approach to sustainability, they decided their largest energy consumer, the City’s Waste Water Treatment Facility, would be a great place to start. They hoped their energy updates and solar panel installation at the Water Treatment Facility would jumpstart additional energy-saving initiatives and renewable energy projects for the city. They brought in Apex and Cedar Creek Energy to implement their goals.
Tesla Powerwall = 24/7 Solar Independence Did you know that you can store surplus solar energy to supplement your system’s output when there would otherwise be no energy available? This is made possible through battery storage systems such as Tesla’s Powerwall. When combined with a solar energy array, battery packs allow for even greater energy […]
When discussing sustainable energy options like solar panels, inquiring minds often wonder: Does solar work at night? Well, it depends. If your question is whether the solar panels are generating energy at night, the answer is no. Since solar panels absorb the energy of the sun’s rays to power your home or business, there is […]
Solar energy has a truly fascinating history, and the scientists who gave it a chance early on contributed to its widespread success today. From the Industrial Revolution to today, solar energy has become increasingly more efficient, affordable, and eco-friendly. If you’re interested in installing a solar energy system to enjoy these benefits and more, contact Cedar Creek Energy today!
As a Minnesota business owner, I’m sure you’re always looking for new ways to appeal to potential clients, make your company’s values known, and save money. And as a big fan of sustainable energy, I’m here to tell you solar can do all that and more for your business! The financial benefits of solar are certainly motivating but committing to solar is more than just a smart money move. You can also make a strong statement about your company’s commitment to cutting edge technology and greener energy options. In this article, I’ll further explain the benefits your business will see by switching to solar.