Solar & Storage Blog by Continental Energy Solutions

Here we describe solar installations, solar and storage projects, and what makes CES the leading solar installer in Illinois and the Midwest.

5 Ways Solar Reduces Operating Expenses

5 Ways Solar Reduces Operating Expenses

Solar Power is a way to make electricity from sunlight. Solar panels were invented in 1955 at Bell Labs and NASA has been using solar for decades to power satellites. Now solar technology is available to all business owners because the cost of solar has fallen 75%...

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Grayslake Schools Go Green with Solar Power (Illinois SD #127)

Grayslake High Schools will offset about 32% of their energy costs with three solar arrays installed by Continental Electric.  Indianapolis-based Performance Services contracted Continental to design and install 8,755 PV modules totaling 2.7 megawatts. The Grayslake...

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IKEA Continues Their Solar Quest

Continental has been awarded its latest solar project for the new IKEA distribution center in Joliet.  When completed, there will be over 9,000 modules on the roof capable of harnessing nearly 2.9MW of power from the sun.  Annual production is expected to be nearly...

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