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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

Why Your HOA Can’t Stop Your Solar Panel Purchase

By |2022-07-13T22:07:40-05:00July 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

Evergy Solar Subscription Program: Pros and Cons

By |2022-07-13T22:10:47-05:00April 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

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

What’s the Process to Install Solar Panels?

By |2022-07-13T22:11:01-05:00March 15th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101|

The Process of Going Solar - Beginning To End Making the switch to solar is similar to any large process that people only go through either once in their lives, such as planning a wedding and getting married. However, the switch to solar requires significantly less work, planning, and time. That said, there are bound

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

Solar Shingles and Other Solar Innovations To Watch in 2022

By |2022-07-13T22:12:54-05:00January 6th, 2022|Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

Each January, the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Conference is held in Las Vegas, hosted by the Consumer Technology Association. This year’s event put a spotlight on many types of technological innovations in a variety of sectors, but there’s one specifically in the solar industry that got many people buzzing: solar shingles. Many news outlets,

Why Solar Energy Isn’t a Political Issue

By |2022-07-13T22:15:20-05:00September 29th, 2021|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

When you think of solar energy, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? It might be saving money on your electric bill, becoming energy independent, or its environmental friendliness. But it also might stir other feelings as well. And some of those feelings might be related to its perceived status as a political

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