Solar is the Way of the Future in New York
Well known for its robust renewable energy goals and friendly business environment, New York is seen by many in the solar and renewable energy space as a state with large investment and development opportunities. With increased solar investment and ... Read More
5 Ways Solar Energy Benefits Schools
Schools and universities, both private and public, are constantly met with challenges: budget cuts, adjustments to teaching methods, accommodating every students’ need, and exceeding sustainability goals. Those challenges shape the educational experience for students and without the proper ... Read More
Why Solar for Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities?
Water and wastewater facilities are vital to the success and growth of surrounding communities. However, powering these facilities requires a tremendous amount of energy, consuming 4% of all energy used in the US. To free up budgets and make use of excess land, water and ... Read More
Uncovered Opportunity – Why New York Parking Lots are Potential Cash Cows
As any New Yorker knows, clean energy has been a priority for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration. However, not every New Yorker knows that thousands of parking lots in ConEdison territory have the potential to receive a substantial lease payment for converting their uncovered parking lots ... Read More
Putting NJ Parking Lots to Work with Solar Energy
New Jersey’s solar presence has become increasingly prevalent in today’s market for renewables. As a long-time solar energy leader on the East Coast, recent policies have continued to open up opportunity in the state for property owners with easy to come by space: parking lots. The New ... Read More
What is a PPA?
Corporations, municipalities, and non-profits spend a lot of time looking for new ways to save money and commit to sustainable initiatives. However, those two needs often don’t mesh. Luckily, going solar no longer requires a large upfront cost with a long payback period, as solar energy has ... Read More
How Can My Municipality Go Solar?
Municipalities across the country are realizing energy savings and increased budgets by powering their facilities with inexpensive solar energy. Solar offers opportunities for municipalities to, utilize unused land, rooftops, and parking lots to house clean, low-cost energy that saves customers Read More
Why Maine Is Positioned to Lead in the Solar Energy Space
Just a short jaunt across the Piscataqua River from Kittery, my passion for renewable energy and environmental protection was born. Growing up on the Piscataqua fueled my dream of making a positive impact on the world and drove me to my now alma mater, Bowdoin College. Since then, and for the ... Read More
The Dirt on Solar as an Essential Service: What happens when your work is “essential” but the services you rely on to complete your work are not?
Solar Designated as an Essential Service in Illinois On March 20, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed an executive order instructing his constituents to stay at home to limit the spread of COVID-19. All businesses deemed "non-essential" were required to suspend operations, and all travel ... Read More
Uniting with Local Governments to Engage Communities During COVID-19c
While a typical news cycle may lead you to think otherwise, the executive branch is not the most impactful level of government for the average American citizen. Our daily lives are most affected by a handful of our neighbors making decisions right down the road: noise ordinances, parking ... Read More
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