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New Office

Follow us as we move into our new offices. After 10 years in business, we are moving to accommodate our growing team! We could not have done it without you, our amazing and supportive customers. It’s because of you that we are growing, and for that we Thank You. We look forward to growing our team, […]

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 […]

After Historic 2016, What’s Ahead for the U.S. Solar Market?

Following a record-breaking 2016, total installed U.S. solar capacity is poised to nearly triple over the next five years, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight 2016 Year-in-Review report. However, that includes a 10 percent slump in 2017. After providing an encouraging preview of the report last month, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has […]

How PURPA Helped Boost Utility-Scale Solar In North Carolina

North Carolina surpassed states with more favorable solar resources to become the state with the second-highest amount of installed utility-scale solar PV capacity owned by independent power producers in 2015, behind only California, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA says the growth of utility-scale solar projects – […]

Top 10 Solar States of 2015 – Why Policy Matters

With three solar panels installed for every two Nevadans, Nevada became home to more solar capacity per person than any other state by the end of 2015, according to a new report co-authored by Environment America and Frontier Group. The report ranks last year’s top 10 U.S. solar states per capita, noting that although the […]

Lawmakers Propose Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, has introduced legislation that would establish an investment tax credit (ITC) for the deployment of energy storage in both homes and businesses. The Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act, S.3159, is co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev.; […]

Environment America Plans Public-Education Campaign on 100 Percent Renewables

Environment America Research & Policy Center says it will deploy hundreds of door-knockers this summer in a multimillion-dollar effort to educate Americans about the possibility of 100 percent renewable energy. Based in campaign offices in 19 states and the District of Columbia, canvassers will distribute literature to more than 1.3 million households, showing that the […]

Report: Big-Box Stores Could Save Big, Reduce Pollution by Going Solar

Big-box stores, grocery chains, and shopping centers in North Carolina could cut pollution and save $246 million with rooftop solar, according to a new report. The Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center analysis, Solar on Superstores, found that Target, Home Depot, and other large retailers could avert 2.2 million metric tons of carbon pollution […]

Countries Commit to Cleantech Mission

As announced at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, running Nov. 30 – Dec. 11 in Paris, President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and other world leaders are launching Mission Innovation, a commitment to dramatically accelerate public and private global clean energy innovation. Through the initiative, 20 countries representing 80 percent of global clean […]

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