Solar Helps Schools Save Money

Solar panels are great for schools, especially schools with large campuses. Commercial solar panel installation can offset your monthly electricity bills. Many schools have flat rooftops which are ideal for solar installation. Furthermore, many schools take advantage of parking lot solar panels to harness the sun’s energy. Some campuses are large enough to host their own solar PV farm. The Department of Energy says that schools use over $6 billion on energy each year. 


schools in the U.S. have gone solar*

$2.8 billion

in potential savings over 30 years by using solar energy in schools*


of schools can cost-effectively go solar now*

Arizona is #3 for Solar Panels for Schools

According to SolarBYEmpire, “Arizona has the #3 ranking for installed K-12 school solar photovoltaic capacity at 66,288 kW. Arizona is also #4 in K-12 school solar photovoltaic installations, with 226 schools using solar energy as a power source. For the schools that are not currently utilizing solar energy as a power source, it’s estimated that 99.1% could save money by making the switch.

How Much Does Solar Panels For Schools Cost on Average?

Solar Panels For Schools Cost

On average, solar panels for schools will cost about $2 to $3 per watt but can cost anywhere from thousands to millions depending on how much energy consumption you need to cover and your budget. “The cost of a small demonstration solar system (1 to 5 kW) could range from $3,000 to $30,000, which would cover roughly 200 square feet of panel space. In contrast, a larger system designed to cover a significant portion of the school’s energy could cost millions” according to PerformanceServices.

Work With the Best Commercial Solar Companies in the US

We are an authorized SunPower dealer offering the best solar power for Schools Arizona has to offer. Sunpower is the confimed the #1 commercial solar provider in the US. According to SunPower, “By partnering with SunPower, you’ll get the smartest solar energy solution, customized to your specific needs. With over 30 years of experience across a diverse range of industries, we’re able to answer questions and help simplify the process of going solar—for businesses, schools and public organizations alike“. Alternative Energy has installed several Megawatts of solar statewide, with a strong focus on the Phoenix, Arizona Valley and surrounding areas!

Commercial solar panels installation quotes in Arizona!

Alternative Energy, LLC can help with commercial solar panel installation for schools all over the state of Arizona. Our Arizona service area Includes PhoenixMesaTempeScottsdaleChandlerGilbertFountain HillsPeoriaSurpriseSun CityYoungtown, Arizona cities.

Get a free Commercial Solar Quote anywhere in the Phoenix Valley by giving Alternative Energy, LLC a call today at (480) 744-1803 or by filling out our contact form.