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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

How Inflation is Affecting Energy Costs (Not Just Gas Prices)

By |2022-07-13T22:08:58-05:00July 6th, 2022|Going Green, Why Solar|

Inflation is affecting more than just the price at the pump and the grocery store aisles. Inflation is also affecting energy costs. There is a wide range of data sets from a number of different sources means you can get different numbers depending on which factors you specifically include or exclude. However, they all point

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

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

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 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,

How Solar Panels Put Energy Back in the Hands of the People

By |2022-07-13T22:16:29-05:00July 27th, 2021|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

You may already know many of the best reasons for making the switch to solar panels. It’s great for the environment, it can save you tons of money, and it’s a smart financial choice for those looking toward retirement. But it turns out that going solar -- especially when you choose to work with a

How Solar Panels Protect You Against Inflation

By |2022-07-13T22:17:13-05:00April 15th, 2021|Why Solar|

When you think about solar panels, you might think about their environmental impacts, especially as Earth Day 2021 approaches. And it’s true -- going solar is a great way to do your part to ensure a healthier planet for all of us. But did you know that solar panels are more than just a way

How Solar Farming Can Save Farmers Money and Help the World

By |2022-07-13T22:20:52-05:00October 12th, 2020|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

Solar infrastructure and farming can combine in a powerful way that yields increased crop production and electricity simultaneously.  What is Solar Farming? Also called agrivoltaics, solar farming involves the practice of growing plants under the shade of solar panels.  Before this method was discovered, integrating solar panel use on farms was seen as impractical, due