Commercial Solar Panel Installations
Commercial Solar Energy Services
Ballasted systems on flat roofs
- Attached systems on metal, corrugated, and TPO roofing
- Ground mounted solar
- Solar carports and shade structures
Loan terms tailored to maximize your solar payback
- Cash flow positive with monthly loan payments below your electricity savings
- Finance up to 70% of the system cost and recover your down payment within a year
- Simple one-page application and fast underwriting approval
Lifetime service and monitoring of the systems we install
- Maintenance, repairs, and monitoring of existing systems installed by other companies
Are you ready to go solar?
"Freedom Solar was highly rated, had excellent customer satisfaction, and a great product.
They were extremely willing to work with us on our needs, and they don’t outsource any of their work.”
Quynh Rathkamp, Save the World Brewing
"We couldn’t be happier with Freedom Solar Power’s work and service from start through completion.
The combined health, environmental and financial benefits of solar made it a great investment in the future."
Dr. Mark Smith, Strictly Pediatrics
Why should businesses go solar?
Commercial solar panels are a smart investment to lower your tax liability, reduce your operating expenses, and further your sustainability goals and marketing efforts. For many businesses, solar is primarily a financial decision. The cost of solar installation is partially offset by federal and local incentives including tax credits, depreciation, grants such as the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) managed by the USDA, and rebates. An investment in commercial solar power provides a strong internal rate of return (IRR) and a more favorable payback period than most residential systems.
Partner with the number one solar contractor in Texas for a hassle-free commercial solar power system installation. We offer attractive financing options, including new in-house financing, that combine with tax credits, depreciation, and local rebates to maximize your return on investment and shorten your payback period
What is commercial solar?
The principles behind commercial solar power systems are similar to residential systems but on a larger scale and typically with better financial returns. Solar panels are typically installed on the rooftop, either ballasted or mounted depending on the roof type, on the ground, or on a shade structure in a parking lot or parking garage.
Systems are low maintenance with lifetime warranties, depending on the solar panel and inverter manufacturer. Freedom Solar offers a 25-year workmanship warranty for all of our commercial solar energy systems.
Once installed, your grid-tied solar power system will generate power that is converted to alternating current at the inverter and then fed into your service panel, where it will power your facility. The grid will still provide the additional power required to meet your load, and any power produced by your solar system that exceeds your usage will be returned to the grid. Utilities offer net metering to credit your account for the excess power you generate.
Who should consider commercial solar?
Growing numbers of businesses in the United States are seeing the financial and environmental benefits of solar energy, leading to a record 3.5 gigawatts of projects under contract as of August 2018. Companies such as Walmart, Kohl’s, and Amazon are leading the way, with growth across many corporate sectors.
You must own the building or property and have a large unobstructed area on the roof or grounds. For rooftop solar, your roof should be in good condition. The financial payback for solar is especially compelling if you have higher electrical loads during the day and/or the summer and a passthrough ownership structure with significant tax liability.
The benefits of solar include:
- Reduced operating costs thanks to thousands of dollars of savings on monthly electricity bills
- Lower tax liability with the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) and accelerated depreciation
- High internal rate of return on a long-term warrantied asset
- Hedge against rising energy costs
- Marketing and PR opportunities related to sustainability efforts and a lower carbon footprint
Solar may not make as much financial sense for companies with shaded facilities, a roof or electrical service that requires repair or upgrade, or who do not have the capital to invest in a system upfront. Financing options are available but typically require a down payment of at least 30 percent.
What do we offer?
We work to maximize your investment in commercial solar panels and exceed your expectations. That begins with your custom proposal and in-person site survey. We provide a detailed analysis of your system layout, cost and savings benefit including applicable tax credits and rebates, performance estimate, energy offset, preferred solar panel and other equipment, timeline to completion, and financing options.
For Freedom Solar, no two commercial solar installation projects are alike. Each system is specifically designed to meet your needs, and the limitations of your building’s structure and budget. We will design each system to comply zoning restrictions, mounting and location limits, and to make it as aesthetically pleasing as possible.
Freedom Solar provides various options to work within your budget. With the solar tax credit, 30% of all solar energy system installation costs are subtracted directly from your federal income tax payments! Financing options include cash purchase, operating lease, capital lease, and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
Let us handle the paperwork. Freedom Solar takes care of all permitting associated with your new solar panel installation, including all utility interconnection agreements, net-metering applications, local building and electrical permits, and all rebate incentive documents.
You only want the best for your commercial solar installation. Our NABCEP-certified teams build systems focused on craftsmanship with minimal disruption to your schedule. We do not subcontract any portion of the solar installation process. Rest assured, every team member attending your job is a full time, fully trained employee of Freedom Solar. Let us handle every detail of your solar panel installation. We install solar panels as well as solar batteries and generators across the state of Texas from our offices in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington.
Complete customer service means that we are fully invested for the life of your commercial solar panel system. Freedom Solar monitors performance to ensure that your panels achieve optimal output every day. If we detect an issue, we address it. In addition, your new system includes a web-based application so that you can monitor your savings in real time, anytime.
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