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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

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

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

Biden’s Green Energy Promises – Updates

By |2022-07-13T22:09:49-06:00June 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

Why Did You Go Solar? KC Solar Customers Share Their Experience

By |2022-07-13T22:10:17-06:00June 2nd, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Why Solar|

When making a big decision, such as whether to go solar or not, doing your own research is always valuable. Oftentimes that includes asking family or friends about their experience going through that same decision making process.  This is easy to do when finding a reputable dealership or repairman. However, making the switch to solar

Evergy Solar Subscription Program: Pros and Cons

By |2022-07-13T22:10:47-06:00April 21st, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101|

As technology improves, people have become more aware of how much energy they use. They have also become more aware of where their energy is coming from. Add in that people want to reduce their carbon footprint. All of these factors combined are leading people and energy companies to go green. People are doing this

KC Solar Featured on KC Business Huddle Podcast

By |2022-07-13T22:12:45-06:00January 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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