Commercial Solar

Baker Electric is the leader in commercial solar electric systems for San Diego. The commercial solar division of Baker Electric is designed to meet the PV needs of business and commercial facilities. We have contracted and built solar power systems for small to large business buildings, non-profit facilities, manufacturing and distribution centers, agricultural applications, K-12 DSA School installations, OSHPD and VA Hospital applications, and government / military installations.

We have experience in roof, canopy, and ground mounted solar arrays. Our expertise allows us to analyze the electric usage requirements and provide energy-saving solutions specific to each individual project’s requirements.

Our knowledgeable and experienced staff are able to provide Design-Build support to determine the specific needs for all sizes and types of projects, as well as add to existing facilities. Baker’s experienced team can guarantee success for all of your future PV needs.

In addition to our commercial solar group Baker also has a utility solar group  to handle large ground projects such as the Antelope Valley Solar Ranch 1 project and the T.A. Acacia West Antelope Solar project, both located near Lancaster, CA.

Commercial Facilities

Solar Farming

Avocado Grove
Baker Commercial Solar performed as the prime contractor to provide this 135 kW solar system to an avocado grove in Escondido, CA.

Baker Electric Headquarters

Baker Electric Headquarters
Baker Electric continues to grow with the PV industry, and our demonstration of commitment to green solutions grows with us. Our 85 kW rooftop installation was constructed at our Escondido Corporate Headquarters in 2009.


First United Methodist Church
Baker Commercial Solar installed this 86 kW carport solar system for the First United Methodist Church Chula Vista campus.


Gateway Chula Vista Center
(Mountain West projects)
Baker Commercial Solar installed the 345 kW solar system for the Gateway Chula Vista Center in two phases. The Gateway Center is the first large commercial project to use the PACE financing program to install solar.


Hunter Industries
A Baker Commercial Solar team installed the 243 kW rooftop solar system at Hunter Industries in San Marcos, CA.

SD Food Bank

Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
Baker Commercial Solar was chosen to install the rooftop solar system at the Nonprofit helping them to increase their energy efficiency while continuing to feed people in need.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement
The JA 90.72 kW system features 378 Sharp® ground-mounted solar panels. The solar installation will provide over 70 percent of the annual electricity for the 23,000 SF facility.


Our Mother of Confidence
Baker installed this 50 kW solar system which now provides approximately 85% of their electric energy needs.

Government & Municipalities

Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Package 9

Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Package 9
A Baker Electric team worked in conjunction with a joint venture of General Contractors Straub Construction, Inc. and Martin Harris Construction.

Bubbling Wells Elementary

Bubbling Wells Elementary School
Baker Electric provided the electrical installation under General Contractor Reno Contracting, Inc. to deliver a 320 kW PV system to Bubbling Wells Elementary School.

Copper Mountain Community College

Copper Mountain Community College
Installation of a complete Photovoltaic (PV) System consisting of Solar Shade Structures, electrical equipment concrete pad, lighting, PV monitoring and metering communication, and power interconnection to the existing utility grid.

Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Regional Medical Center
The structural steel solar carport covers 176 parking spaces and has 22 shade structures facilitating 22 photovoltaic arrays. The PV system consists of 1694 PV panels which are estimated to produce 370 kW of electricity.

Lancaster Prison

Lancaster Prison
The solar field is a part of CDCR’s “Going Green Initiative” which includes recycling and water conservation projects that is improving energy efficiency in 33 prisons by reducing electricity and natural gas use.

Solana Ranch Elementary School

Solana Ranch Elementary School
Baker Electric performed as the prime contractor with the Solana Beach School District to construct 68,311 SF of new construction consisting of a two story classroom / administration building, a multi-purpose building, and a child development center.

Two Bunch Palms Elementary

Two Bunch Palms Elementary School
Baker Electric provided electrical design and installation under General Contractor Reno Contracting, Inc. to deliver a 317.4 kW ground mount PV system to Two Bunch Palms Elementary School.

Carports at Cathedral Catholic

Catholic High School
Baker Electric partnered with Cathedral Catholic High School to build a 1.1 megawatt solar system to help the school achieve savings of $80,000 to $100,000 per year on its electrical energy costs .

View a partial listing of projects Baker Electric Commercial Solar has installed: Solar Projects installed by Baker Electric

For more information about business solar energy systems contact us!