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What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Solar

By |2022-09-21T13:36:36-05:00September 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 Green Are Solar Panels, Really?

By |2022-07-25T23:51:25-05:00July 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

Kansas City Solar and Renewable Energy Making Headlines

By |2022-07-13T22:09:28-05:00June 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

Biden’s Green Energy Promises – Updates

By |2022-07-13T22:09:49-05:00June 13th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Even before officially taking office, Joe Biden’s green energy promises began flowing from his twitter and team. Originally writing about this in November 2020, we thought it was time to check in to see what has transpired. The goal is not to create a comprehensive list, but rather look at some of the most impactful

Solar Scams to Watch Out For With Bad Solar Companies

By |2022-07-13T22:10:39-05:00May 19th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar in the News|

With inflation rising around the world, consumers are feeling the pinch when it comes to their finances. And the price of electricity is no exception. In fact, electricity prices in 2021 rose at the highest rate since 2008, according to new numbers by the U.S. Energy Informative. While electricity prices typically increase at a rate

Solar Panel Monitoring Systems: Are They Necessary?

By |2022-07-13T22:10:53-05:00April 12th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

When it comes to going solar, there are a lot of different variables that you need to be aware of. Things such as how much energy you use, what direction your roof faces, or if you have enough land to have ground mounted solar panels, what trees or other obstructions might block sunlight from your

Are Ground Mounted Solar Panels The Best Choice For Me?

By |2022-07-13T22:11:51-05:00February 8th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

If you’re looking to go solar, you might be wondering what type of solar system is the best choice for you. There are quite a few things to take into consideration, from what company to choose, financing decisions, and even which type of solar installation to choose. While ground mounted solar panels are not a

Are Solar Incentives Coming To an End?

By |2022-07-13T22:11:56-05:00January 24th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

Solar incentives have been around since Solar Investment Tax Credit went into effect in 2006, and has seen great success in the growth of solar. Initially set to expire at the end of 2007, it has been extended by Congress a number of times. Currently it is set to expire at the end of 2023,

KC Solar Featured on KC Business Huddle Podcast

By |2022-07-13T22:12:45-05:00January 18th, 2022|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

Our two KC Solar co-owners Scott Briley and Hunter Hoss were on Bernie Wurts’s podcast, KC Business Huddle back in December. We encourage you to go listen to the episode here, but for your convenience, we’ve also provided detailed show notes below. Scott and Hunter start by introducing themselves and discussing a bit of their

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