Our team has years of experience and expertise in the commercial space and we approach each and every project with the same amount of enthusiasm and focus to ensure that we find the best solution for each of our clients. Opal Energy has leveraged years of partnerships, finance structures, supply chain relationships, operations protocol, and installation execution, to bring each client the most comprehensive energy solutions available.
Benefits of Commercial Solar
- It provides the highest return on investment.
- It exponentially lowers your operating costs.
- It improves the image of an organization.
- It is extremely dependable and requires minimal maintenance.
- It raises the value of your commercial property.
Take a look at the incentives that the average commercial business receives when they switch to solar
We are able to offer our clients roof mounted solar options for both flat and pitched roofs. Our install teams excel at both ballasted and mechanically attached roof mounted solar systems.
Our carport structures allow our clients to go solar while utilizing pre existing parking space and giving employees and customers a place to park to protect their vehicles from the snow, rain, and sun.
We also offer post driven and ballasted ground mounted solar systems. Utilizing open space and land, these systems are popular for clients who don’t have roof space or a parking structure for a carport.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Does it make sense for a commercial business to go solar?
Yes! As a matter of fact, commercial solar is by far the most cost-effective and income-producing form of solar.
Q. What is the typical return on investment for a commercial solar system?
A typical business can see a 40-50% cash on cash return in year one and an approximately 275% total return on investment.
Q. Are there tax incentives to go solar?
Yes. The federal government offers a 30% direct tax credit for any business that decides to go solar. A business is also able to fully depreciate the solar system using an accelerated depreciation schedule.
Q. How can I pay for my commercial solar system?
We offer numerous financing and lease solutions for each client that caters to their specific situation and industry. Some businesses fund their solar projects themselves, while others utilize our financing and lease solutions.
Q. Does the state pay businesses cash incentives to go solar?
Yes! The state will pay a cash incentive for 15 years straight. This can be a monthly, quarterly, or yearly payment, and many of our commercial customers get paid a $10,000-$25,000 per year cash incentive just for installing solar.
Q. Does a business need a certain type of roof to go solar?
No. Solar panels can be installed on all roof types, including flat roofs, shingled roofs, and metal roofs.