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Check out the latest news and events surrounding solar energy and the green energy movement.

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

When considering going solar, we know that one of the top questions tends to be something along the lines of “How much do solar panels cost?” or “What is the cost of solar?” because for many of us, adding a home solar array isn’t just about reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s also… Read more »

Join the Fight to Extend the Solar Investment Tax Credit

Since 2006, the US federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) has been an instrumental part of the widespread adoption of solar energy, both for residential and commercial buildings, and has been integral in creating some 150,000 jobs in the U.S. as well as pumping nearly $70 billion into the economy. But the sunset of that 30%… Read more »

San Antonio’s CPS Energy Expands Rooftop Solar & Adds Community Solar

The largest municipally-owned utility in the US, San Antonio’s CPS Energy, is looking to expand its rooftop solar network with a new pilot program, and is developing the city’s first community solar project. Both of these initiatives will allow a greater number of San Antonio residents to go solar without having to make a major… Read more »

3 Colorado Counties Team Up for Group Buy of Rooftop Solar & EVs

Residents of three Colorado counties can take advantage of a discounted group buy/lease program for rooftop solar and/or an electric vehicle, which will net them an installed cost of solar of $3.50/W and a savings of more than $8000 on a 2015 Nissan Leaf. The group buy, under the name Solar Benefits Colorado, will allow… Read more »

Platform Aims to Reduce the Cost of Solar in Georgia with Crowdsourcing

By bringing together three solar programs in one online platform, Solar CrowdSource is looking to reduce the cost of solar in Georgia, while also making this renewable and sustainable energy source more accessible to residents in every community in the state. The newly launched Solar CrowdSource platform aims to take some of the complexity out… Read more »

Average Price of Going Solar in US Dropped 50% in 5 Years

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to go solar, you might want to rethink that and start exploring your solar options right now, because there’s never been a better time to install solar in the US. The number of options available for choosing a solar installer is increasing, solar array efficiencies are rising,… Read more »