Solar

Solar light fixture pole-mounted to illuminate a downtown scene

Modern Solar Lighting Fixtures Use New Technology to Deliver Affordability and Reliability in One Solution

Not long ago, you had two options when considering solar lighting solutions for your project. On one end of the spectrum was cheap, low quality lighting solutions that offered no warranty and were not suitable for professional use. On the other end were bulky, multi-component solutions that were expensive and very labor-intensive to install. French […]

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solar incentives

Solar Incentives Make Now the Right Time to Switch to Solar

The popularity of solar power systems continues to grow as the technology behind harnessing sunlight as a renewable energy source evolves and improves. Thanks to lower power bills, tax credits, and utility incentives, it is one of the few improvements building owners can make that has a measurable return on investment (ROI) over the life […]

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solar integration

What to Look for in a Solar Distributor Partnership

Whether you are a new or established solar integrator, your choice in distribution partners is an important one. With a nearly 100-year history as an electrical distributor and a 10-year history specifically serving the solar industry, French Gerleman understands what is critical to you, the solar integrator. This article will explore the most important qualities […]

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Our Solar Array: Where Are We Now?

In 2013, we launched the French Gerleman Solar Testing and Learning Center. It was one of the largest and most complex solar arrays, designed to test and demonstrate a wide variety of components and technologies, while offering customers an educational environment. Here we are, four years later, and our Solar Learning Center has been a […]

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