Solstice’s Fellows: A Look Behind the Curtain

A Solstice fellowship is a unique opportunity to gain professional experience tackling hands-on challenges. Hear more from our fellows below. Every semester, Solstice welcomes students and recent graduates to the team as part of our Fellowship program. Fellows spend 4-6 months with the organization, helping us further our mission of spreading solar to every American.…


Sneak Peek: The Solstice Office

What exactly is the solar startup life like? Take a peek into the Solstice office to find out. The Solstice Office Everyone has heard the stories of how Google, HP, and other tech companies began in a garage. One of the most exciting moments in startup life is when you graduate from home offices and…

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6 Ways To Live Sustainably In The Hudson Valley

How does one live sustainably in the Hudson Valley? A few local businesses are making it easier than ever before: When most of us think of home in the Hudson Valley, we think of its natural beauty: rolling hills of green forests, an abundance of pristine rivers and lakes, and in the winter, sparkling blankets…

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9 TEDx Talks Showcasing New, Sustainable Tech

Complex challenges call for innovative, complex solutions. Thankfully, there’s a lot happening in the tech world to tackle the world’s most challenging problems. Electric Vehicles and the New Energy System “We are able to run on solar for 24 hours a day – our own solar. And it’s not just our house but also our…

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What Is Passive Solar Heating And How Does It Work?

For decades, we’ve been heating our homes with costly fossil fuels. These methods of home heating are unpredictable in pricing each month. Newer, cheaper technology is making some wonder: how can we move away from these home heating methods to one that makes environmental and financial sense? Introducing: passive solar heating. New homes don’t need…

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Solar Trackers: What Are They and Should I Get One?

What is a solar tracker, how does it work, and is it worth the extra cost? Solar panels are pretty amazing. Transforming photons from the sun into energy we can use to power our homes, offices, even cars, is extremely impressive. But for all the unbelievable feats of engineering that go into a solar panel,…

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Climate Change In New York: Challenges and Solutions

With some of the fastest-rising temperatures and sea levels in the country, climate change in New York is a real threat. But the state is fighting back. How Could Climate Change Affect New York? If you live in New York–or have family or friends in the state–you should be wondering how climate change will impact…


Community Choice Aggregation Explained In Less Than 5 Minutes

Is your town or city joining a community choice aggregation (CCA) program? Here’s what you need to know. Thousands of Americans have gotten a letter in the mail from their town that says the town is offering a community choice aggregation program. The letter says the CCA will change the energy they receive at their…