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The Durability of Solar Panels: How a 100% Solar Community Withstood a Category 5 Storm

By |2022-11-09T16:41:36-06:00November 10th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

As we write this blog, Tropical Storm Nicole is on the move. Currently, the storm is battering the Bahamas and is predicted to develop into a full-blown hurricane that will move into Florida by this evening. Unfortunately, many places in Florida are still recovering from Hurricane Ian, which hit just over a month ago. But

Great Missouri Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits Available Right Now (2022)

By |2022-10-27T16:17:49-06:00October 27th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

If you live in Missouri and you’ve ever wondered about installing solar panels, it can be hard to know how to get started. Missouri doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being at the forefront of the solar energy movement. You may also wonder whether there are any specific Missouri solar incentives, rebates, or tax credits

5 Differences Between Residential and Commercial Solar Panel Installation

By |2022-10-14T14:05:56-06:00October 14th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

If you’re a business owner or commercial property owner, you may be curious about making the switch to solar for your business. However, it seems like most of the information you can find about solar panels is targeted toward residential customers, which can make it confusing. And the truth is that residential solar panel and

What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Solar

By |2022-10-14T13:42:55-06:00September 21st, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Last month, President Biden passed a bill known as H.R. 5376 – Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The bill covers multiple topics, including healthcare, corporate taxes, staging at the IRS, and solar energy related legislation. The Inflation Reduction Act will decrease consumer energy costs, increase energy security, and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The combined investments

How Much Difference Can Individual Actions Make on Climate Change by Switching to Solar?

By |2022-08-22T16:47:39-06:00August 15th, 2022|Going Green|

Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner, and other celebrities’ actions have recently been called into question around their individual actions on climate change, specifically around private jet usage. This lead us to question many things, such as: What impact to individuals have on climate change? Does one individual switching to solar really make a difference? What changes

How Green Are Solar Panels, Really?

By |2022-07-25T23:51:25-06:00July 25th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

With global warming causing places around the world to reach new all time high temps, the move to solar energy and other renewables is on everyone’s mind. But how green are solar panels really? Is the whole process of going solar as green as everyone says they are? Production Process of Photovoltaic Cells In order

Why Your HOA Can’t Stop Your Solar Panel Purchase

By |2022-07-13T22:07:40-06:00July 15th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Why Solar|

So you want to go solar but you keep asking yourself – does my Homeowner’s Association (HOA) allow solar panels? And if they do, what say do they have in the process? Are there any laws protecting you or your right to install solar? How much more of a headache will this become due to

How Inflation is Affecting Energy Costs (Not Just Gas Prices)

By |2022-07-13T22:08:58-06:00July 6th, 2022|Going Green, Why Solar|

Inflation is affecting more than just the price at the pump and the grocery store aisles. Inflation is also affecting energy costs. There is a wide range of data sets from a number of different sources means you can get different numbers depending on which factors you specifically include or exclude. However, they all point

Kansas City Solar and Renewable Energy Making Headlines

By |2022-07-13T22:09:28-06:00June 23rd, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Renewable energy around the country is making headlines on a weekly basis. Kansas City solar and renewable energy is no exception. As the need to switch away from fossil fuels becomes more apparent, both individuals and governments are doing their part. Recently there was the completion of the feasibility study for a solar array near

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