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March 1 2022

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Budgeting for Solar in 2022

As we approach the end of the year, companies are turning an eye towards their annual budget for 2022, outlining the necessary investments that advance corporate strategy and business resiliency. Budgets are not only a reflection of revenue goals, they also reflect corporate values. With an increase in extreme weather events and declining solar incentives,…

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October 15 2021

Future Proof Your Solar Installation With Energy Storage

Energy storage is a key player in the future of renewable energy. If you have been considering switching to solar you have almost certainly come across the topic of solar-plus-storage. Despite its increasing popularity, many people still don’t understand energy storage or recognize it as a game-changer for clean energy.  Here we will explain what…

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October 8 2021

Now is The Time for Businesses to Make Meaningful Climate Decisions

The time for businesses to make meaningful climate decisions is now. This was made abundantly clear with the recent release of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report titled Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Starker than the previous reports, this report concludes that it is “unequivocal” that humans…

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September 20 2021

How Different States are Fueling the Community Solar Revolution

Community solar projects have existed in the United States since 2007, though they were few and far between. Fast forward to Q1 2021, when 40 states have at least one community solar project online with a cumulative 3.1 gigawatts (GW) installed. This tremendous growth is largely due to innovative policymaking that has transformed what was…

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September 2 2021

Understanding New Jersey’s New Solar Incentive Framework

Last month, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced that they plan to replace New Jersey’s existing solar incentive program with a new framework. The new program, which comes after nearly three years of discussion and debate, aims to incentivize the development of 3,750 megawatts of new solar generation by 2026. This target…

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August 27 2021

Gain a New Revenue Stream with LADWP’s FiT Program

Creative business owners have long leveraged their properties as a new means of generating income. For instance, some building owners choose to lease their rooftops to advertisers who use the space for billboards or to telecommunication companies to site cell towers. Some owners opt to rent out unused parking spaces to offer prime parking to…

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August 19 2021

Unlock Benefits in Illinois by Going Solar Today

Not long ago, Illinois was lagging behind when it came to renewable energy deployment. However, that all changed when the Future Energy Jobs Act passed in 2016 and the state has since seen over a 20-time increase of solar energy installed! While the state of solar incentives is in flux, Illinois remains one of the…

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August 18 2021

CA’s Net Metering Proposal Pushes Businesses to Secure Favorable Solar Energy Credits Now

Big changes are impending in California that will significantly impact how much businesses can benefit from switching to solar. While the exact details are not entirely clear, we can safely assume upcoming changes based on past solar-related policy updates in the state.  In this article, we will provide a brief background on the history of…

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July 23 2021

How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

Climate change is driving extreme and aggressive weather patterns across the country and the world. 2020 witnessed a record of 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the United States alone. These increasingly common natural disasters threaten the safety and stability of individuals, communities, and businesses alike. They also pose a unique problem for…

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April 30 2021

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