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SOLAR FOR YOUR BUSINESS WITH COMMERCIAL PACE

Reduce your electric bill to nearly zero with our Commercial PACE program, where your organization can capture the Federal Tax Credit for solar, as well as accelerated depreciation. 

No $ upfront - Savings start the first year. See if you qualify.

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HARNESS THE ENERGY OF THE SUN

Photovoltaic (PV) solar power cells convert sunlight into direct current (DC) electric power throughout the day. DC power flows from the solar panels into the inverter, where it’s converted to alternating current (AC) power and used to power your home.

GENERATE YOUR OWN POWER

Generate solar power during the day, even when it's cloudy. Any excess power from your system will feed back into the electrical grid… and with net metering, you are credited for it.

Solar Power Net Metering
Electricity Prices higher than solar electricity prices

LOCK IN YOUR SAVINGS

Make your meter spin backward, and not forward, to start saving.

With the cost of electricity projected to continue to increase, solar power is a long-term solution to offsetting your energy costs, not to mention your carbon footprint.

NO UPFRONT MONEY WITH
K12 COMMERCIAL PACE

K12 Solar Commercial PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program allows up to 20% of a property’s value to be financed for energy efficiency, and solar upgrades.

The financing creates an assessment on the property and is repaid as semi-annual installments on the property tax bill.

Here are the benefits of the program:

  1. Easy to qualify: Qualifying for PACE financing is based on the property value, not business credit.
  2. Preserve Cash: Upgrade your property while preserving traditional bank credit and cash for other projects.
  3. Low Annual Payments: Long term PACE financing results in low annual payments allowing energy savings to offset PACE payments.
  4. Get Tax Incentives and Rebates: With PACE financing, the property owner owns the system, so they keep all rebates and tax incentives for the improvement.
  5. Transfer Lien with Property: PACE lien is attached to the property and can transfer to next owner upon sale of the property.
  6. Off Balance Sheet: PACE financing is potentially off balance sheet. Consult your accountant for guidance.
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Proprietary Software

ADVANCED SOFTWARE MODELING CAN SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Most businesses pay electricity under a Time-of-Use utility structure, This means that the price of electricity changes by the time of the day and month of the year.

Our software:

  1. Prepares a granular analysis of your consumption for the last 12 months in 15-minute intervals (35,040 rows of data per meter)
  2. Connects with the U.S. Department of Energy (NREL) and obtains a solar generation hourly forecast (8,760 rows of data) for the exact location of your facility, orientation of the solar panels, the tilt of the solar panel and other variables.
  3. Prepares a "what if" analysis by iterating through different utility rates that are available to your facility.
  4. Finally, it recommends the best rate for your facility.

The analysis may recommend to change to a different rate that will allow you to install a smaller solar system and receive the same benefit that a large solar system would provide.

AMERICAN MADE HIGH EFFICIENCY SOLAR PANELS AVAILABLE

We have SolarWorld solar panels available. Made in America since 1975.

As the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for 40 years, SolarWorld is uniquely recognized as America’s solar leader. They meticulously carry out the most important steps in the solar production process on U.S. soil—from sourcing and manufacturing to assembling and hiring.

Watch the extreme solar panel test video.

SMA INVERTERS AVAILABLE, THE MOST RELIABLE INVERTER IN THE MARKET BY THE WORLD LEADING MANUFACTURER

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The inverter is the heart of a solar system. The inverter is responsible for converting the DC electricity generated by the solar system into AC electricity your home can use. We have SMA inverters available. SMA is a German company founded in 1981 with manufacturing facilities in Germany and the U.S. Watch the video to learn more. 

LEAK RESISTANT. NEW FLASHING MOUNT FORMS A TIGHT WATERPROOF SEAL.

In the old days, roof leaks were a concern. Today, we install solar panels  mounted with flashing that forms a tight, waterproof seal. Unlike appliances and engines, solar energy systems have no moving parts. The advanced materials that make up solar panels are extremely durable, require no care or maintenance and are warrantied for 25 years.

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NON PENETRATING SOLAR PANEL ROOFTOP MOUNT

This solar panel installation method minimizes the number of penetrations required to install your solar system. This solar panel mounting system has been tested and certified on the highest level for aerodynamic flat roof solutions. The System fulfills the newest Windtunnel Testing 2.0 on the current highest industry standards, Fire tested to UL 1703 and ETL certified according to UL 2703 standards. Also very new with the 2.0 System are the two additional static tests. 

PROVIDE SHADE AND GENERATE POWER.

In the United States alone, there are 160 billion square feet of paved land simply to provide places to park cars. We recognize these asphalt areas as opportune places for energy generation. So, if your facility has a large parking lot with no shading, then a solar carport structure can be an option.

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MONITOR WHAT THE SOLAR SYSTEM IS PRODUCING FROM YOUR CELL PHONE.

Easily find out how much power your are generating with your solar system. You can see all the details.

  • Daily trends of the PV system performance and monthly views of the system energy can be displayed in graphic and tabular form.
  • System data such as peak output and location can be accessed.
  • Daily and overall yields, output and CO2 savings.

PEACE OF MIND WITH GREAT 25 YEAR WARRANTIES

Solar Workmanship Warranty

WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY BY GENUINE CRAFTSMEN

We have a lot of experience managing solar installations. We know that the best installations start with an installer who is a genuine craftsman, who takes pride in the work and stands behind the results.

If there ever is an issue with the workmanship, we can usually tell right away. And if we don’t catch it, the symptoms appear in the first six months. That’s why long workmanship warranties don’t scare us.

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INSURED AND TRANSPARENT

We not only have $2,000,000 insurance coverage that is in good standing and the certification in order; but we also provide every customer a copy before we start the installation.

Most homeowners don’t check all the credentials, so if something goes wrong and the home and belongings are damaged or destroyed, the homeowner might not have any recourse.

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EQUIPMENT WARRANTY

Solar energy systems last for decades and the warranties on solar panels typically cover 25 years. The companies that seem solid today might not be around if you need a replacement under warranty.

K12 Solar removes the risk by adding a supplemental guarantee to the equipment warranty. If the manufacturer isn’t around to honor the warranty, we’ll replace the equipment at our cost.

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PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE

K12 Solar uses sophisticated models to predict the amount of electricity your solar energy system will produce. The performance of your solar array directly impacts the value you receive.

Because we are confident in our solar energy system designs, installers and equipment, we guarantee the performance for the life of the system. If the generation drops below our predicted threshold, we’ll fix it or pay you the difference.

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BEST PRICE GUARANTEE

Our goal is to drive the cost of solar so low, the fossil fuel utility grid can’t compete. We can provide the best price for a few simple reasons. We leverage our 50+ years of industry relationships to obtain lower pricing. We could take our low cost basis and build a healthier profit margin for ourselves, but we want to pass it along to you.

THE K12 SOLAR PROMISE

DEDICATION TO DELIVERING THE BEST POSSIBLE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

From our Solar Consultants, Engineers, and Technicians, to our Installation and Account Management teams, we take your satisfaction to heart. We understand your experience with us extends far beyond your installation and interconnection. We’re here for support over the life of your system.

THE BEST GUARRANTEES
FOR A TOTAL PEACE OF MIND

After outlining for you specifically what your solar power system is designed to produce, we back it up to ensure it performs to minimum production standards – guaranteed.

HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCTS AVAILABLE

We offer superior products engineered by some of the best solar equipment manufacturers in the industry. Rest assured your panels, inverter and power optimizer are covered by limited warranties from us and direct from the manufacturers.

What our customers have to say:
TOM FUTO | PRESIDENT | FUTO WINES


"I would recommend K12 Solar to others, for two reasons: Miguel and Dean. I worked with both of them on my two projects. They did what they said they would do; they followed up when they said they would follow up. They're smart, expertise is great, and they keep their word."

YOUR OPTIONS TO GO SOLAR

GET AN UNSECURED OR SECURED LOAN

Get a financial institution to provide you a loan or get an unsecured solar loan. This is like any property improvement loan. You pay it overtime and you pay some interest.

Most likely the credit approval is based on the financials of your business and may require personal guarantees.

HAVE THE COUNTY FUND THE SOLAR SYSTEM (PACE)

Have the county/city provide the funds to install a solar system under the PACE program. You own it, no money upfront. You pay back the county over time through a property assessment. The payment to the county is typically less than your current electric bill.

BUY ELECTRICITY AND NOT A SOLAR SYSTEM

Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) - Pay for performance. Buy the electricity the solar system generates at a locked price for 20 years. No upfront money from you. You pay the electricity generated. If it does not perform it's our problem, not yours.

PAY CASH TO MAXIMIZE THE SYSTEM VALUE

This option is the one that provides the most savings in the long run, but it requires you to utilize the cash towards a solar system instead of allocating to your nonprofit needs.

OUR TEAM BUILT SOLAR PROJECTS FOR :

Bootstrap 3 has been noted as one of the most reliable and proven frameworks and Mobirise has been equipped to develop websites using this framework.

One of Bootstrap 3's big points is responsiveness and Mobirise makes effective use of this by generating highly responsive website for you.

Google has a highly exhaustive list of fonts compiled into its web font platform and Mobirise makes it easy for you to use them on your website easily and freely.

Mobirise gives you the freedom to develop as many websites as you like given the fact that it is a desktop app.

Choose from the large selection of latest pre-made blocks - jumbotrons, hero images, parallax scrolling, video backgrounds, hamburger menu, sticky header and more.

Publish your website to a local drive, FTP or host on Amazon S3, Google Drive, Github. Don't limit yourself to just one platform or service provider.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

In California, most small to medium sized businesses pay on average more than 21 cents per kWh. 

ELECTRIC COMPANY

$21
per kWh
  • Price: variable

K12 SOLAR ELECTRICITY

$13
per kWh
  • Price: locked

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TERRITORY
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Alameda
Contra Costa
El Dorado
Mendocino
Marin
Napa
Placer
Sacramento
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
San Mateo
Solano
Sonoma
San Francisco
Yolo
Yuba

TERRITORY
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
Fresno
Kern
Kings
Madera
Mariposa
Merced
San Luis Obispo
Stanislaus
San Joaquin
Santa Barbara
Tulare

TERRITORY

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

  • Los Angeles
  • Orange 
  • San Diego
  • San Bernardino
  • Riverside
  • Ventura

HEADQUARTERS ADDRESS
5072 Hillsdale Cir. #201
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
CSLB #996437

CONTACTS
Email: info@k12solar.com
Phone: +1 (916) 583-7000