SOLAR SOLUTIONS FOR ROW CROP GROWERS & FARMS
Row crop growers and farms across California are realizing sustained utility-cost savings with solar power.
Energy independence with solar for row crop growers.
Row crop growers in California face a number of issues that impact their balance sheet. Unpredictable weather. Fluctuating market conditions. Labor shortages. And a recent study from the USDA that you could be spending up to 6 percent of your operating costs on energy bills. With costs that high, it’s worth taking a second look at solar. Federal and state incentives and California’s Net Energy Metering Aggregation (NEMA) have the potential to dramatically accelerate the ROI on solar for row crop growers. But what does the ROI look like for you? That’s where Coldwell Solar comes in. We’ve partnered with 15 growers in California to install more than 6 megawatts of solar. Founded in 1986, Coldwell Solar is the #1 family-owned commercial solar company in California. Whether you’re growing cotton, strawberries, lettuce or any other variety of row crop, we’ll customize a solar solution to fit your business.
Featured Customer Story
We partnered with Faria Farms to build a 2-megawatt solar energy system that delivers power across multiple contiguous properties, taking advantage of California’s Net Energy Metering Aggregation to bundle power for 27 metered facilities, from remote pumps to large buildings.
Part of your community
With you every step of the way.
A Coldwell Solar partnership goes beyond installing solar on your farm. It’s about building relationships with our customers and their communities. We support the organizations the California agricultural community relies upon. As your trusted solar partner, we know that making the transition to solar impacts many facets of your business. You need a solar partner who is truly invested in what is important for you and your stakeholders. We work with you from day one to help you realize the value of your solar investment quickly.
1. FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS
We conduct a full feasibility analysis that examines your historical power usage and billing data to determine if solar is right for you. Read more…
We work with you to find the best possible financing solution for your orchard and the way you operate. Read more…
3. DESIGN & ENGINEERING
We design a solar solution based on your irrigation needs, electrical load data and the location of your orchard that’s tailored to your unique needs. Read more…
We staff each and every installation with a dedicated project manager and site team to ensure minimal core business interruptions and fast, efficient installations. Read more…
5. PERFORMANCE MONITORING
We conduct ongoing live monitoring to ensure to ensure your energy system is operating efficiently and effectively. Read more…
6. MAINTENANCE & SUPPORT
As a part of our in-house maintenance and support, we perform a comprehensive annual solar check-up program to guarantee all system components are up to warranty specifications and perform to their fullest potential. Read more…