Positive Post Solar Installation Habits

Sustainable Living

Solar energy is a great way to decrease electric bills, but these savings can increase. By changing some habits, solar can help customers save even more. There are several reasons for purchasing solar. However, the driving motivator in the United States is often monetary. Solar customers already receive a return on investment. With these savings […]

Industries That are Better off With Solar

Solar Industry Predictions

Solar is a booming industry; however, it isn’t the only beneficiary. Other players also benefit from the increase in photovoltaics. There is a wide range of industries that profit from solar. It impacts everything from raw materials to the recycling. Let’s take a look at these industries and how solar is impacting them. Solar Panel […]

The Green New Deal and Residential Solar

Solar Legislation

The recent hyper-focus on global warming has brought with it a national push for the Green New Deal. The idea of the Green New Deal, however, isn’t that new. The idea of becoming less fossil fuel dependent first came to light in the 1970s. However, the phrase “Green New Deal” was first used by Thomas […]

Power Continuity with Digitalization and Renewable Energy

Solar Industry Predictions

Power continuity is a major concern. Solving this issue, however, will require more than a bandaid fix. That is why experts in the field have paired grid updates with renewable energy. The future of utility reliability is dependent on the co-dependence of renewables and technology upgrades. Together these updates will increase reliability and flexibility of […]

Robotic Parking Valets and Solar

Solar Industry Predictions

Solar is the answer to the problems that automated parking poses. Medical advancements have made it possible for people to live long full lives. Part of a full life for most first world countries includes owning a vehicle. Parking the vehicle, however, is a growing concern. When it comes to parking it can be painstaking. […]

Should Photovoltaic Panels be a Home Requirement

Solar Legislation

On May 9, 2018, California’s energy commission mandated that new homes have photovoltaic arrays. Starting in 2020, this new provision will be in effect. With this decision to make solar a requirement has come controversy. Many points for and against mandated solar have come to light. Until California works out the kinks, other states probably […]

Improving Solar Permitting in the United States

Sustainable Living

In the middle of building a new home or just adding on? These all require building permits. In fact, permits are one of the necessary evils that every building project faces. Permitting ensures the project is safe. The city or county issues permits when a project’s plans are up to code. Legally projects can’t start […]

Solving the World’s Problems One Solar Tent at a Time

Sustainable Living

The world is filled with problems. If an individual were to look around, they would be sure to find more things needing improvement than things that are already perfect. Those who find ways to solve these issues are the ones who will make the world a better place. Groups of people are working together to […]

MACRS: Green Energy Home Office Incentives

Solar Legislation

When people think about business expenses, they think about the office. However, many now have offices in their homes. The good news for solar-powered homeowners is running a business out of their homes can expedite their solar savings earnings, leveraging depreciation of residential solar equipment as a business expense. While depreciation is generally a bad […]

Renewable Data Centers: the Wave of the Future

Solar Industry Predictions

It is hard to imagine our world without large companies like Netflix, Apple, Google, and Amazon. Without reliable data centers, these businesses wouldn’t have a leg to stand on. Data centers are the hub of modern civilization. We have become so reliant on technology that most information is now stored in data centers via the […]

Texas Senate Bill 2066: It’s Impact on Residential Solar

Solar Legislation

Texans interested in solar have faced numerous city restrictions. These restrictions make it difficult for those who want solar on their homes to get it. To help alleviate this struggle, Senate Bill 2066 is one among several energy bills presented in the 86th legislative session. How Senate Bill 2066 will Help Solar Customers This bill […]

Nevada’s Most Recent Renewable Energy Bill

Solar Legislation

Each state’s renewable portfolio standard plays a large role in whether it is a good place for solar. These standards encourage utilities to incentivize renewables. Nevada has a rocky history with solar. However, after Nevadans let the state know how they felt, changes were made. Today Nevada is again one of the best places to […]

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