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

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, …

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August 13, 2015

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Nonprofit Aims for Affordable Solar Through Community Solar Programs

A nonprofit aims to bring the benefits of affordable solar to the 90 million Americans who are effectively “locked out” of the solar market, through the development of shared and community solar initiatives. Going solar at home is easier now than ever before, and solar PV installations are booming because of it, but if you …

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August 7, 2015

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New Mexico Solar: State Releases NM Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing

For homeowners in New Mexico, choosing the right solar financing option is about to get a little bit easier, thanks to the release of a new homeowner’s guide from the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD). While generating and using solar energy in the Land of Enchantment is a natural fit, due …

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July 17, 2015

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Solar Quotes, Part 2

We’re confidently optimistic about the future of solar energy, and we’re positively bullish on the current state of solar, so we hope you’re here to get a solar quote for your home or business, which we can do quickly and efficiently, so you don’t have to waste any more time getting the skinny on renewable …

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July 10, 2015

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Model inputs and sensitivity analyses for CA solar (nature.com)

California May Be Able To Power Current Needs With Solar Alone

Retrieving the climate and removing the cost and uncertainties of fossil fuel have become life-saving priorities in the 21st century. Rebecca Hernandez, Madison Hoffacker, and Christopher Field decided to see how far they could take the idea of using only sustainable sources to generate energy. They reasoned that if we use our land resources efficiently, …

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June 8, 2015

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Georgia Solar: Landmark Solar Financing Legislation Signed

It’s about to get a whole lot sunnier in the home solar sector in the Peach State, thanks to the recent passage of a piece of Georgia state legislation which could open up the Georgia solar financing ecosystem and spur residential solar growth. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Solar Power Free Market Financing Act …

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June 5, 2015

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Rooftop Solar Means Lower Peak Energy Prices for All

We’re bullish on rooftop solar, and it’s not only because residential solar can slash electricity costs, boost property values, deliver a great return on investment (ROI), and decrease air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Sure, those are all great reasons for considering going solar at home, but it turns out that rooftop solar can also …

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June 1, 2015

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Home Solar Credit Savings For Vets And Their Families!

Memorial Day reminds Americans of the millions who have served in uniform over the years. Almost everyone knows a soldier, past or present. Education, health care, home loans, and

May 26, 2015

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Bay Area Solar: San Francisco Reboots PACE Financing Program for Solar

One of the bigger hurdles to home solar, which is paying for the cost of installing the solar array, is getting a little lower in the San Francisco area, thanks to the revival of the Bay Area’s PACE financing program. The PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy, program (also referred to as municipal financing) allows …

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May 20, 2015

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MIT Confirms The Future Value Of Today’s Solar PV

Good news for solar PV owners and

May 15, 2015

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