Video: The Three Most Common Types of Commercial Solar Installations

February 24, 2017

Solar carports are a popular type of commercial solar installation. Learn more in this new video.

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When people think of solar energy they likely picture solar panels on a rooftop, but did you know that you have a choice when it comes to where you install solar panels for your home or business to generate electricity?

In this video we take a look at three of the most common types of onsite commercial solar installations, some of which also work for residential uses.

It's clear that solar can work anywhere that the sun shines. One commercial customer, a health center in New York City even had a SunPower solar system installed on the side of their building. Learn more about that project from Quixotic Systems.