Energy Solutions For Self Storage Facilities

Reduce costs for your business with clean energy

Emerging Technologies for Self-Storage Businesses

Increasing Net Operating Income (NOI) is a leading concern for self-storage facility owners. As competition and technology rise in the self-storage industry, lower rental prices and concerns about energy inflation to support the technology puts business leaders’ NOIs at risk.

To adapt to these pressures, the self-storage industry has become a leader in embracing solar and all it has to offer. Not only does solar allow facility owners to positively contribute to their NOI by reducing their operating costs and their tax liability, but it also gives them the advantage of improving their property value

Together, solar and self-storage are a dream team given their electricity demand, large footprint, and ample rooftop space. Solar gives you the power to optimize your facility and add another revenue stream.

Storage & Solar, the Dream Team

Get started on your journey. 
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Future Proof Rising Costs

Up to 70% investment of upfront investment covered by investment tax credits and accelerated depreciation.
Average reduction in electric bill.
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Case Study

System Size
173 kW
System Type
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This CubeSmart managed property in Brandon FL partnered with ESA to increase the property value through reducing operating expenses and thus raising the property net operating income. By adding 280 solar panels, the total electric bill was reduced by 97% generating $579,000 of electric bill savings over the next 25 years. This project will generate a 14.4% IRR and is expected to generate $480,000 of property value increase at a 4% cap rate.

Getting Started for Your Storage Facility

Our team of solar experts work with self-storage facilities nationwide to evaluate solar potential and generate instant feedback on where solar can make the greatest impact.

Through our electrification as a service (EaaS) model, your facility will receive a full solar feasibility analysis to identify your financial return and develop a roadmap for solar + EV implementation.
  • Analyze facility locations for incentives 
  • Review 12 months of historical electric bills  
  • Generate highest value solar installation options  
  • Present solar feasibility study 

Ready to Get Started?

Your future deserves to be powered by clean energy. Connect with our team and we will guide you through the clearest and most effective path to solar. Get started here.

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