solar power

Why Google, Apple, and Buffet Love Solar

There’s a reason rich people are rich, and if you follow what the rich people do, you can’t help but notice there’s a lot of interest in the solar sector right now. Some of the America’s biggest and best investors are getting in in the Mojave Desert and here’s why: The United States is the […]

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NY Sun Solar Initiative

The NY-Sun, solar initiative has the goal or stimulating the newable energy marketplace and reduce system costs for home & building owners that want to go solar http://ny-sun.ny.gov/ “The extended solar jobs program will provide longer program certainty to solar developers than current programs, funded through 2015, and is expected to attract significant private investment […]

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Green Mountain Power Named 2014 Solar Utility Champion

Green Mount Power is Vermont’s largest electric utility.  CEO Mary Powell, is leading the company towards renewable energy as it’s customers made it quite clear, the people of Vermont want renewable energy.  The leadership of Green Mount Power has embarrassed solar and other renewable for it’s source of energy, and has won awards for doing […]

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Vote Solar Announces 2014 Solar Champion Awards

Vote Solar is an awesome national non-profit solar advocacy organization.   They have an annual award called the Solar Champion Award, which honors outstanding efforts from important men and women within the utility industry, making solar power a mainstream American energy resource. businesswire.com/Vote-Solar-2014-Solar-Champion-Awards

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Idaho Joins The Solar Fan Club

Awesome solar developments are happening in Idaho, and that matters because it’s not like Idaho is some hippie-dippie blue state, it’s the heart of drill baby drill country. We can now add Idaho to the list of states where solar is cheaper than the alternatives. Here’s why that’s so exciting. This isn’t sunny California, with […]

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Installing Solar Panels on Historic Buildings

We have a lot of historic buildings, and areas classified as historic areas throughout New England and the older cities throughout America.  People want to know, how are solar panels to be installed on historic buildings, in historic districts or at historic sites? Changes in our energy production and consumption must be made at all […]

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Third-Party Financing For Solar Energy Systems

Third-party financing of residential solar energy installations is typically done through three models. – A homeowner can sign a lease and pay for the use of a solar system over an agreeed amount of time, typically 20 years. – The customer can sign a power purchase agreements (PPA) to pay a specific rate for the […]

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