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Spring Cleaning: Your Guide to Cleaning Solar Panels

By |2024-04-11T07:56:37-05:00April 3rd, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

Spring has officially arrived, and many places are starting to thaw out after a long, cold winter. (Of course, in Kansas City, you never know what kind of weather the day is going to bring…) As you throw open your windows to let the fresh air and sunlight into your home, you may feel inspired

Savings Beyond Electricity Bills: Financial Benefits of Solar

By |2024-04-11T07:35:12-05:00March 18th, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

In today's world, the concept of "going green" isn't just about helping the environment. It’s also about making smart financial decisions. And solar panels can be one piece of the puzzle when it comes to your overall financial strategy. While many people understand the environmental benefits of solar power, what often gets overlooked are the

ADT Solar Out of Business: Now What?

By |2024-03-15T12:23:07-05:00March 6th, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

What do you do when your solar company shuts down? Unfortunately, this is a problem that many solar customers have faced. It’s not uncommon, as the highly competitive nature of the solar business means that new companies are always working to gain a foothold in the industry. And the biggest recent news on this front

How Smart Home Devices and Solar Monitoring Apps Can Help You Optimize Solar Power

By |2024-02-19T15:35:05-05:00February 9th, 2024|Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

In today's era of advancing technology and increasing environmental awareness, the integration of solar panels with smart home systems and mobile apps represents a powerful synergy between sustainability and convenience. When combined with technology, solar panels offer not only reduced energy bills but also enhanced control, efficiency, and sustainability for homeowners. Which helps you optimize

Four New Year’s Resolutions For Sustainability in 2024

By |2024-01-24T06:17:57-05:00January 24th, 2024|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Now that we’re a few weeks into 2024, the excitement -- and stress -- of the holidays has worn off. Our jobs are back in the swing of things as we’re all finally “circling back” to things we’d been procrastinating on back in December. And if you made any New Year's Resolutions, you’re probably at

Evergy Outage Planned For This Weekend’s Chiefs Game, and Fans Aren’t Happy

By |2023-11-03T15:04:58-05:00November 3rd, 2023|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

This weekend, one of the most-anticipated matchups of the 2023 NFL season is taking place: our hometown team and reigning Super Bowl Champions the Kansas City Chiefs, against AFC powerhouse and former Chief Tyreek Hill’s Miami Dolphins. With both teams at 6-2, it could be a preview of a playoff matchup to come. And on

Five of the Biggest Solar Panel Myths, Debunked

By |2023-10-19T17:41:58-05:00October 19th, 2023|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Solar panels have become a hot topic thanks to new solar incentives in the U.S. But after years of being in the “background,” there are many solar panel myths floating around out there. Keep reading as we debunk five of the most common solar panel myths and set the record straight. Solar Panel Myth 1:

How Surging Energy Prices Are Making It More Difficult to Hire Teachers

By |2023-09-28T16:34:34-05:00September 28th, 2023|Going Green, Solar in the News|

No one likes increasing energy prices. Missouri residents are aware of the upcoming changes to their electricity billing at the hands of Evergy. But the large energy price hikes are having another impact across the state line in Kansas -- it’s making it harder to hire teachers. Keep reading to learn more about increasing energy

Why Kansas City Energy Customers Will Soon See Electricity Bill Increases With Evergy Plans

By |2023-09-18T12:46:32-05:00September 18th, 2023|Going Green, Solar in the News|

If you’ve driven along I-70 between Kansas City and St. Louis anytime in the past few months, you may have seen the billboards: Or, you may have gotten flyers in your mailbox: new Evergy plans are coming. In other words, Evergy is changing the way customers in Kansas City, Missouri, pay for electricity this fall,

Solar Farming: The Benefits of Growing Crops Under Solar Panels

By |2023-07-27T14:56:33-05:00August 7th, 2023|Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

We’re always keeping a pulse on solar news and solar innovations around the world, and something caught our eye this week: using solar farming, Germany is growing hops for beer under solar panels. As fans of beer and solar panels, what could be better? Solar farming, also known as agrivoltaics, is the practice of growing

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