31 Aug '17, 6pm

U.S. Auto Dealerships Cruise Toward Savings With Solar

U.S. Auto Dealerships Cruise Toward Savings With Solar

Like many other businesses, auto dealerships across the U.S. are increasingly adopting solar, and SunPower recently highlighted how its network of solar dealers has helped auto companies make the transition. Citing the National Auto Dealers Association, the vertically integrated solar company says energy costs can be a car dealership’s third-highest operating expense. With lighted parking lots, electric-tool-filled repair shops, and technology-enhanced showrooms, auto dealers on average consume 18% more energy than a typical office building, collectively facing nearly $2 billion in electricity costs annually – a hefty price for local, family-owned businesses that make up roughly 80% of the industry. Across the country, SunPower solar dealers – many of which are also locally owned small and midsize businesses themselves – have helped auto dealerships put empty rooftops and ...

Full article: http://solarindustrymag.com/u-s-auto-dealerships-cruise-t...

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