Animals and Solar Farms: a Natural Combination

We always talk about how solar farms work for people. Energy savings, clean power, and the like all give humans things they want. But what about animals? What can solar farms do for them? You probably know by now that solar farms can lower your bills and bring your community clean energy. But, as anyone…

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A Look Into America’s Largest Solar Farm

Solar Star, America’s largest solar farm, provides enough clean energy to power over 250,000 homes. What does all that solar power look like? Solar energy comes in all shapes and sizes, from single-panel-powered gadgets to rooftop solar systems to solar farms. Even within these categories, there’s plenty of room for diversity. Take solar farms, for…

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Community Solar vs. Rooftop Solar: a Full Comparison

Depending on where you live, you may not be able to do both–so decisions must be made. Here’s how they stack up. If you clicked on this article, you’re probably already familiar with the many benefits of solar energy–to both our economy and environment–and the ever-growing need to switch to clean energy. I won’t preach…

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How the Right Contract Can Accelerate Community Solar Growth

A version of this post originally appeared on Solar Power World. Despite the threat from tariffs, data from the Smart Electric Power Association (SEPA) shows community solar capacity has astoundingly doubled to 730 MW in 2017. As of today, community shared solar is available across 42 states, yet you will find that contract terms vary…

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What’s Behind the Explosive Growth In the Community Solar Market?

We’re really excited about community solar, and we’re not the only ones. Seven years ago, community solar was barely a blip on anyone’s radar in America. It was an idea built on encouraging premises–good for the planet, good for communities, and, given falling renewable energy costs, good for business–but hardly any projects had actually been…

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What Can Saving 10 Percent On Energy Do For You?

If you had the chance to save ten percent on energy month after month, what would you think? What could you do with that money? We break down the numbers so you can make a decision for yourself. You see an advertisement for a community solar garden that will save you 10 percent on your…

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