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Happy Energy Efficiency Day

NC Solar Now is a proud supporter of Energy Efficiency Day! As a local North Carolina solar company, we not only support renewable energy but we advocate for a more energy efficient lifestyle. We are proud to be among some of the top organizations, corporations, and utilities supporting the cause. We would like to invite you […]

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Friend’s of NC Solar Now – Richard Hamer

Solar power customer | Established June 2018 System Size: 11.21 kW Meet Richard: He’s a Friend of NC Solar Now and installed his solar power in June 2018. Richard lives and works in the Triangle and is constantly taking steps to make his life more energy independent.   Testimonial:  “The entire process from contacting NC […]

Solar Power Installers – #MoreThanJustAVan

Installing Residential and Commercial Solar Power You might have seen us driving down highway 40, parked in your neighbor’s driveway, or picking up some lunch at your local sandwich shop. Perhaps you’ve seen us at 6 AM on our way to install solar electricity, or at 6 PM making our way back after a productive […]

Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

If you are wondering if solar panels work on cloudy days then you are not alone. Especially with the transition from winter to spring, mother nature has not been very considerate of our vitamin D intake lately. If you are currently relying on solar panels or are considering installing them it’s important that you understand how […]

Closer Look at U.S.’ Historic Solar Jobs Growth

The Solar Foundation has launched an interactive Solar Jobs Map, which provides data on the number of solar jobs in every U.S. state, metropolitan area, county and congressional district in 2016. The new map builds on the nonprofit’s recently released National Solar Jobs Census 2016 report and reveals the impact of the nation’s historic solar […]

EIA: Renewables Accounted for Majority of New U.S. Capacity in 2016

Although the concrete data for the final months of last year isn’t in yet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it expects renewable generation capacity to have accounted for most 2016 capacity additions in the country. In a new analysis, the agency notes it based its numbers for November and December on planned reported […]

The Race is on to Make Longer-Lasting Solar Modules

Material innovation is ramping up in solar as the industry aims to address the widespread decrease in performance over time that affects photovoltaic (PV) modules, according to a new report from Lux Research. The report says solar modules degrade over the years due to environmental factors, causing performance drops and even failures. Such degradation is […]

EIA: U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Are Lowest Since 1991

A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says this marks the lowest emissions level for the first six months of a year since 1991. According to EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, mild weather and changes in the fuels used to generate electricity (i.e., more renewable energy consumption) contributed to the decline in […]

More Major Companies Commit to 100 Percent Renewables

Bank of America, Apple, Wells Fargo & Co., and General Motors (GM) are some of the latest big-name companies to join RE100, a global collaborative initiative of businesses committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity. Most of the new members officially announced their commitments during Climate Week NYC. During the event’s opening ceremony on Monday, […]

Report: U.S. Renewables Set Records During First Half Of 2016

U.S. renewable energy sources have set a series of records for domestic electrical generation during the first half of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign. Citing statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Electric Power Monthly” report, which includes data for the first six months of 2016, the SUN DAY Campaign […]

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