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Why Use Solar for Storage Facilities?

The self-storage industry is booming. And with this growth comes increased competition! et your business  apart—and cut costs—by  investing in a solar system.

Available Tax Credits and Savings

Qualifying businesses can offset the cost of their new solar systems with the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which covers 26% of the total solar installation cost. Companies  also pair it with  tax deductions like the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System to save up to 50% on their  costs in the first year alone! 

In addition, there are dozens of local, state, public- and private-sector grants and incentive programs. The Seal Solar team is always happy to help you explore potential options or complete applications.

Net Metering to Offset or Eliminate Power Bills 

Maintaining storage units requires a surprising amount of energy. From lighting to climate-control, these electricity bills can quickly eat into your profits. Solar allows you to cut these costs  With net metering, you can sell back excess power generated by your system to further reduce—or completely eliminate—your power bills. Depending on state and local law, you can make money!

Environmentally Conscious

Solar creates cleaner air and lowers your carbon footprint, features that are particularly attractive to environmentally-conscious Millennials and Gen Z consumers.

Available Tax Credits and Savings

Federal Investment Tax Credit (FITC)

The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is available to commercial solar systems under construction by December 31, 2022. Projects must begin physical work or incur a minimum of 5% of the total cost to be eligible. There is no cap to the  credit.All projects can receive 26% of their total solar system costs

Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)

The Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) is a method of depreciation that allows projects to recover their investment’s tax deductions within the first year of operation. When used with the FITC, projects can  reduce them  by 50%!

USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

Depending on the products produced and/or location, small businesses and agricultural producers may qualify for the USDA Rural Energy for America Program, which covers up to 25% of total solar system costs. Seal Solar is happy to help complete and submit the paperwork. Our acceptance rate is 100%!

Manufacturing Solar Panel Installation Process

Site Evaluation

We conduct feasibility and cost-benefit analyses of your property to assess electrical usage, current cooling, ventilation, lighting, and the desired level of energy independence.

System Design

Our in-house engineers and electricians design a custom system for your storage facility’s needs.

Grants

We will help eligible projects  find and submit grant proposals to secure as much funding as possible.

Installation

Once approved, we begin the installation process, which can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.

FAQs

Will solar panels work on my roof?

If your roof is more than 15 to 25 years old, you may need to replace  it before installing solar panels. Systems work best on  flat roofs in good condition and can be used on nearly any  style of solid roofing.

Do I receive enough sunlight?

Solar requires access to sunlight. If you have questions about your facility’s solar suitability, contact our team for a free estimate.

What kind of system do I need?

The setup  depends on your facility’s size and layout and how much wattage you need. self-storage facilities often opt for systems connected to the power grid, which allows them to supplement  with standard electricity or to sell the excess back to the electric company. ff-grid and backup power options are also available.

Seal Solar’s Commercial Expertise

Take a look at some of our commercial solar projects!

Washington County

Commercial

Powers of Arkansas

Commercial

Boling Enterprises

Commercial

First Choice Drug Testing

Commercial

Hum’s Hardware & Rental

Commercial

Associated Physical Therapy

Commercial

Deer Creek Mini Storage

Commercial

Crow Construction

Commercial

A Special Thanks to Our Partners

A Special Thanks to Our Partners