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What’s a Solar Return on Investment?

Deciding to go solar is not just an excellent decision to help improve the environment, it’s an excellent investment with far less financial risk and potentially better returns than buying stock market shares. Learning how to calculate your solar return on investment is not difficult, takes only a few minutes, and may very well open …

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August 6, 2018

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Missouri Solar

Missouri Solar If you live in Missouri and are interested in a rooftop solar system from your home or small business, you’re in luck. Missouri has more than 200 sunny days per year according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. On average, each square meter in the state can provide up …

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July 10, 2018

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The Truth About “Free Solar” Marketing

You know the saying — “nothing in life is free.” I’ve always been a little torn on that one. On the one hand, there’s much in life that’s free. On the other hand, you do actually have to put in effort of some sort or another to make the most of life and appreciate what …

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July 10, 2018

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New Jersey Solar

A good number of New Jersey (NJ) residents are somewhat aware of the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy. They are even starting to see solar collection panels in lots of neighborhoods in their area. But a long-standing hesitation lingers with some other NJ homeowners. They’re just not sure if harnessing the sun’s power …

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June 22, 2018

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Cost of Solar: Kansas

Why Kansas is Ideal for Solar Kansas is a state with so much solar energy! With more than 225 sunny days a year, the state ranks 5th in the nation for solar generation potential. The western regions of the state can receive up to 6 peak sun hours per day on average, which is comparable …

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June 22, 2018

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Florida Solar Incentives, Installers, & Fun Facts

Florida, not California (as many people somehow presume), was long ago nicknamed “The Sunshine State.” Growing up on the beaches of Southwest Florida before living in places as un-sunny as Central Europe later in life, I can confirm for you that sunshine is indeed one of Florida’s lucky gifts from the heavens. Nonetheless, and to …

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June 22, 2018

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Texas Solar

If you live in Texas and want rooftop solar power for your home, you’re in luck. The economic benefits vary according to where you live in the state, but in general, there are more incentives to install a rooftop solar system in the Lone Star state than in most other US states. Combine those incentives …

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June 22, 2018

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Connecticut Solar Energy — Solar & Storage Incentives, Solar Installers, Solar Costs

Connecticut enjoys one of the fastest-growing solar markets among the smaller US states. One reason is because the Nutmeg State actually receives more sunshine than most of the solar farms in Germany, with an average of close to 4.5 hours of direct sunlight for every 10 square feet (approx. 1 square meter). It may be …

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November 27, 2016

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Arizona Solar Energy – Solar & Storage Incentives, Solar Installers, Solar Costs

As one of the sunniest states in the US, Arizona has enjoyed early and great success as a leader in solar energy production. With 2,453 megawatts (MW) of solar installed, the US Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) ranks Arizona as #2 for total installed solar capacity. Arizona ranks number 2 in SEIA’s Top 10 States …

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November 14, 2016

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Colorado Solar Energy – Solar & Storage Incentives, Solar Installers, Solar Costs

Although snowbound in winter, Colorado is also famous for its sunny skies. In fact, Pueblo Colorado ties 7th place as the sunniest US city, according to NOAA’s annual average % possible sunshine ranking, with an average of 76%. Only Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas have sunnier cities. It’s no wonder, then, that Colorado ranks high in …

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November 14, 2016

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