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Riding the Solar Coaster: Net Metering in Missouri & Kansas, and More

By |2024-01-10T13:06:45-05:00January 11th, 2024|Going Green, Why Solar|

In the ever-evolving landscape of renewable energy, net metering stands out as a key mechanism empowering homeowners and businesses to harness the benefits of solar power. It allows individuals to not only contribute excess energy back to the grid but also to accumulate credits for future use.  Keep reading to learn more about how net

Kansas Solar Panels: Powering the Sunflower State

By |2023-11-29T16:11:14-05:00November 29th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Kansas, often considered a flyover state, may not be at the forefront of the solar revolution, but the Sunflower State is full of potential that is capturing the attention of solar enthusiasts. Keep reading to learn why Kansas, with its abundant sunlight, is an ideal location for solar panel installations, and why you should partner

How the Solar Panel Tax Credit Can Help You Save Money on Your 2023 Taxes

By |2023-11-15T14:59:08-05:00November 15th, 2023|Solar 101, Why Solar|

With about six weeks left in 2023, many of us are thinking about Chiefs football, pumpkin pie, Christmas shopping, and new year’s plans. When 2024 hits, though, it’s suddenly going to be a much less exciting part of the year: tax time. Especially if you’re expecting to have to owe the government a chunk of

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

Missouri Solar Panels: Powering the Show-Me State

By |2023-10-10T08:52:33-05:00October 10th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Missouri may not be known for being on the cutting-edge of the solar revolution, but the Show-Me State has plenty of potential that solar customers are starting to notice. Keep reading to learn more about why “flyover country” could be the perfect place to install solar panels, and why to work with local Missouri solar

What You Need To Know About Solar Panels and Extreme Heat

By |2023-08-22T10:15:10-05:00August 28th, 2023|Solar Technology, Why Solar|

It’s August in Kansas City, and we’ve just experienced the hottest stretch of the summer so far. In fact, heat index records have been broken all over the region -- the city proper hit 118 degrees, while Lawrence, Kansas, clocked in at 134 degrees. Meanwhile, people are newly curious about solar panels in Wichita, Kansas,

DIY Solar Panel Installation: Pros and Cons

By |2023-08-21T12:18:07-05:00August 18th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Solar panels have become more popular over the past several years, especially thanks to federal solar installation incentives such as the Investment Tax Credit. However, an increasing number of people are embracing the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to solar panel installation.  On the surface, DIY solar installation may seem like the best option for home-improvement aficionados.

How To Prepare For Your Next Power Outage

By |2023-07-21T13:43:35-05:00July 27th, 2023|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

A couple of weeks ago, a nasty summer storm rolled through Kansas City. Arriving on Friday afternoon, streets flooded, trees and branches fell on homes and buildings, and thousands of homes were left without power throughout the entire weekend. Even a week later, some homes had yet to have power restored despite the hard work

What You Need to Know About Evergy’s New Time-Based Energy Plans in Missouri

By |2023-07-14T14:48:34-05:00July 17th, 2023|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

During a hot summer in Kansas City, many of us are keeping a close eye on our electric bill. But if you log into the Evergy platform, you may come across a surprise if you live in Missouri: Evergy's new time-based energy plans are coming for residential customers. All current plans will be replaced with

5 Great Reasons To Go Solar in Kansas City

By |2023-10-09T17:17:41-05:00July 6th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

If you live in Kansas City, you probably love it -- just like we do. With the Chiefs winning two Super Bowls in the past few years, the World Cup coming in 2026, our new airport, and all the other exciting things coming down the pipeline, so many Kansas Citians have so much local pride.

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