Commercial Solar

Businesses with goals of utilizing renewable energy, hedging electricity costs, and reducing operational expenses are looking to solar. There is no one-size-fits-all, plug-and-play solar solution. Different goals, different assets, and different finances all play into how going solar can make your business more profitable.

Genie Solar’s experts will get to know your goals, your business, and what assets (land, roof, or parking lots) are available. If you are in a lease, we are happy to assist you in conversations with your landlord. If you are unable to put solar on your property we can help you look at community solar or a metering from another location. We have experience with imaginative solutions to make your business profit from solar energy solutions.

The Benefits of Solar Power For Business

Solar power benefits businesses in several ways:

  1. It reduces operational expenses
  2. Allows your business to own its own power generation assets
  3. Hedges electricity prices long-term
  4. Provides tax benefit and/or incentives
  5. Meets supply chain sustainability goals
  6. Opens additional financing opportunities
  7. Satisfies employee and customer concerns with climate change
  8. Provides a competitive advantage against competition
  9. Fulfills municipal building code regulation
  10.  Is one important step towards reducing grid dependance


Your business’s roof may be underutilized. An ordinary rooftop can become an energy-producing asset. Genie Solar Energy offers a variety of products and configurations to meet efficiency and ROI goals. We consider sun exposure, available space, and reflectivity to configure the best solution for your business. What makes a roof good for solar? Larger roofs [...]

Ground Mount

Some roofs are not well suited to solar energy systems. They may be too small, have limited space available due to other rooftop installations, or have limited sun exposure. Genie Solar can help you optimize available acreage, either onsite or offsite, to meet your solar goals. Does your business have land to spare? With good [...]


Creating cover for your customers and/or employees to park, while leveraging the space to generate solar power, is another option. Many businesses have embraced the idea of installing massive solar carports in their parking lots to provide shade and protect vehicles turn a wide-open stretch of pavement into a major electricity generator save money through [...]


A Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) is a contract between an energy buyer and the developer of a renewable energy project, such as a solar array. In this agreement, the buyer guarantees the developer will receive a set price for the energy, and the developer receives the renewable energy credits (RECs) for the energy that [...]

Genie Energy Ltd., (NYSE: GNE, GNEPRA) is a global energy solutions company. We supply customers in the US and Europe with electricity, including electricity generated from renewable resources and with natural gas. Through Genie Solar Energy and Prism Solar, we design, construct and install commercial solar energy solutions. We provide commercial and industrial clients with energy brokerage and consultative services through our Diversegy brand.