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Non Profit Solar Energy Installations

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Protect Your Buget With Solar

Many nonprofit organizations find themselves allocating excessive funds to electricity expenses that could otherwise be directed toward their core missions. This not only strains the budget but also leaves the organization at the mercy of unpredictable energy price hikes.

By transitioning to solar energy, your organization can significantly reduce operational costs and gain control over a big expense. This financial flexibility allows you to reallocate savings into other vital areas of the organization, enhancing your ability to fulfill your mission and serve your community more effectively.

This Is What Our Customers Have To Say


CSAAC - Craig Pardini
Montgomery Village, MD

"Paradise Energy has been amazing to work with. They are professional on every level and deliver what is promised."

Ross Kaelin
Salisbury Christian School | Salisbury, MD

"We're looking currently with our electricitiy being down $30,000 a year which is, for us, an operationing cost.... By having that savings has changed how we plan and budget each school year... which translates in to what we can do for kids and families here at Salibury Christian School."

Steve Pardini
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church | Harrisonburg, VA

"The best option for us was Paradise Solar. They had the best technology at a good price, and they also back it up with service and guarantees that made it an obvious choice for our church."

Stop Renting Your Electricity

Solar is the best

Protect Your Budget

You're in control with solar ownership. Never worry about a rate increase again.
Control a fixed cost

Save Money

Reducing a fixed cost allows you to allocate those funds to what truly counts - your mission.
Make a difference

Build On Your Mission

Grow your organization's impact by leveraging the financial and environmental stewardship benefits that solar provides 

We've Helped Hundreds Like You


Why Partner with Paradise Energy Solutions?

As a family-owned business dedicated solely to solar energy, we bring a level of expertise that sets us apart. From designing systems to navigating permits, grant writing, installation, and ongoing maintenance, we offer unmatched support every step of the way.
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A Team of Solar Experts

Since our start in 2009, we have proudly completed over 2,000 solar system installations. Solar Power World has consistently recognized us as a top solar contractor for the past decade, placing us in an elite group of just 18 companies that have maintained this honor since the list was first introduced.

Training Is Our Lifeblood

You'll be partnering with a committed team of more than 100 solar experts who receive on-going training from leading industry organizations. Our company makes significant annual investments to continuously improve the skills and expertise of our team members.

We're A One-Stop Provider

Our team will guide you through every step of your project, starting from the initial idea to securing grants and permits and continuing with ongoing maintenance and support post-installation.

Types of Installs We Provide

We offer a range of solutions, from rooftop and ground mounts to solar carports, to meet your needs. Additionally, we are equipped to support your sustainability efforts with EV charging stations and dependable battery backup options.

Roof Mounts


Ground Mounts

Corporate Office Solar Carport


The installation process/steps

Our Process
We understand solar is a big investment. That’s why we’re committed to being your long-term solar energy partner.
Request your custom quote

Request your custom quote

After scheduling a site visit with your local Solar Consultant, they will sit down with you to understand your goals, collect vital information for our design team, and address any questions you may have. In just 2-3 days following this meeting, your detailed quote will be ready for your review.
Have your system installed

Have your system installed

After finalizing the design, acquiring necessary parts, and securing permits and grants, the construction phase will commence. Rest assured, we will provide you with regular updates throughout the entire process.
Save more of your money

Save more of your money

Depending on your system's size and complexity, construction will be complete in a few weeks or months. Next, you'll flip the switch to free, clean electricity. 

In addition to the warranties from equipment manufacturers, our industry-leading Triple Ten Guarantee takes it a step further in providing assurance and dependability. With this unique guarantee, you receive a promise of 10 years of solar production, 10 years of system monitoring, and a 10-year workmanship warranty for that extra peace of mind.

  • 10-Year Performance Guarantee
  • 10-Year System Monitoring
  • 10-Year Workmanship Guarantee
  • Plus Additional Warranties From Our Trusted Equipment Manufacturers

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do solar panels cost for nonprofit organizations?

For a ballpark estimate, a nonprofit organization with an average monthly electric bill of $600 will need a 50 kW solar system. A 50 kW system will cost roughly $147,500 before incentives and $66,803 after all the incentives are used.

Request your free custom quote to get an exact price for your organization. 

How much maintenance or upkeep is required?
PV solar systems require very little maintenance over their 30-plus-year lifespan. Unless your solar system has bad parts, was installed incorrectly, or is damaged by an outside factor, little maintenance is needed to keep it running.

If something would go wrong, there is a good chance it will be under warranty. Your panels and inverters come with lengthy warranties from the manufacturers. Paradise Energy adds an additional layer of security with our Triple Ten Guarantee. This guarantees the production and workmanship for the first 10 years. 
What incentives are available for nonprofit solar?

Nonprofit systems are now eligible for a federal direct pay option, with the payment amount varying based on several factors. Until 2024, tax-exempt entities installing systems will receive a direct payment of 30% of the system's cost. However, post-2024, the eligibility for the full 30% direct payment for systems larger than 1 MW hinges on meeting domestic manufacturing requirements. Systems not meeting these criteria will see a reduced direct payment, scaling down from 90% of the 30% direct pay in 2024 to no direct pay by 2026. Conversely, systems under 1 MW will consistently receive the full 30% direct pay, irrespective of the equipment used.

Additionally, if specific requirements are satisfied, you can potentially secure up to three extra 10% bonuses.

Visit our nonprofit guide for more info. 


What warranties are included with a solar system?

Solar panels are backed by a robust performance warranty, ensuring their efficiency remains above a certain threshold. The duration of these warranties varies by brand, spanning from 25 to 30 years.
Solar panels also come with a product warranty. These range from 12 to 25 years in length. 

The warranty period for inverters ranges from 12 to 25 years, varying depending on the brand and model.

In addition to manufacturer warranties, Paradise Energy provides an added layer of security with our Triple Ten Guarantee. This guarantee guarantees the system's production for the first 10 years and covers workmanship issues.

Visit our product warranties blog to learn more.

What are the different types of financing options for nonprofit solar?
Nonprofits contemplating the switch to solar energy face a significant hurdle in financing, with two main options at their disposal: primary ownership and third-party ownership.

Opting for primary ownership means that the nonprofit must shoulder the initial expenses of the solar project, whether through direct payments or loans. However, this choice grants them full access to the array of long-term cost-saving benefits that solar energy offers. The recent introduction of the direct payment option under the Inflation Reduction Act has made primary ownership a more feasible and attractive option for nonprofits.

Third-party ownership has historically been the go-to option for nonprofits prior to the direct pay option becoming available. Solar leases and power purchase agreements (PPAs) often present no-money-down opportunities. In this arrangement, an investor covers the system's costs, and the nonprofit buys the electricity produced at a rate usually lower than that of utility providers. However, this model transfers the tax savings and other incentives to the system owner. It can also complicating property sales due to lease or PPA transfer requirements.
What are Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)?

SRECs are a great additional benefit of owning solar panels.

Owners of solar energy systems earn one Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) for each 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity their panels produce. These certificates can then be traded on the open market, offering a way to accrue passive income.

Visit our SREC blog to learn more and to see how much they are selling for.