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Project Highlight: A-Frame Solar Canopy for CHiPS

In this ‘Project Highlight,’ we looked at a rooftop solar canopy built by Brooklyn SolarWorks for CHiPS in Brooklyn, New York in 2021. A rooftop-mounted A-Frame solar canopy that provides the nonprofit with clean solar energy. Brooklyn SolarWorks worked with CHiPS to provide them with a rooftop solar canopy. This initiative aims to help reduce…

NYC Passes the ‘City of Yes’: How This Impacts Solar Canopies

New York City, the concrete jungle where dreams are made, is about to get much greener. Thanks to a recently passed initiative called “City of Yes for Carbon Neutrality,” the City Council has voted to remove the red tape and streamline the process for installing solar panels, including the previously restricted solar canopies. This is…

What is a Solar Canopy?

Key Takeaways Solar canopies are roof-like structures covered with solar panels that generate renewable solar energy, reduce carbon footprints, protect vehicles or outdoor spaces from sun and weather, and are an alternative solar racking option all while increasing your property’s value. There are two main types: parking lots and residential canopies; Each type’s cost varies…

Brooklyn Solar Canopy Co. Update: RE+ 2023

The Brooklyn Solar Canopy Co. team recently returned from a productive and enjoyable trip to Las Vegas, NV for the 2023 RE+ Solar Conference meeting with with potential customers and partners. The team took advantage of the opportunity to network with industry leaders, learn about the latest trends in solar energy, and promote their company’s…

Join us in Salt Lake City for Solar Power International 2019!

September 23 - 26. Booth # 5461.

For the second year in a row Brooklyn Solar Canopy Co. will be exhibiting at the world’s largest solar industry event, Solar Power International. This year we decided to kick it up a major notch by featuring an actual 22’ double carport canopy at our booth (#5461) in the main exhibit hall. Custom powder-coated burnt…

The Winning Streak Continues

The Brooklyn Solar Canopy Wins Architectural Record’s Best In Category Award For Buildings Systems And Components.

The Brooklyn Solar Canopy will close out 2018 with yet another top design honor after earning a Record Products Best in Category award for Building Systems and Components. Record Products is an annual design competition curated by Architectural Record, one of the country’s oldest and most highly subscribed architecture and interior design magazines. The Building Systems and Components category encompasses…

The Brooklyn Solar Canopy Co. Makes Its Debut At SPI 2018

2019 will be a big year for Brooklyn Solar Canopy Co.

The first Brooklyn Solar Canopy was installed just about three years ago on 12th Street in Park Slope. Since then, over one hundred have popped up on roofs all over Brooklyn, with a handful in other boroughs and cities. The pace is accelerating every month and following our debut exhibition at last week’s Solar Power International…

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A Tribute To The Creative Use Potential Of The Brooklyn Solar Canopy

Our canopy is a great way to get solar up on flat roofs by elevating panels over obstructions and shade. But it’s also a great way to get people up on flat roofs by elevating the way we think about and use space. This short video, produced by local filmmaker Emmett Padgett with input and cameos from…

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