Changes in weather driven by climate instability have led to long, widespread, and severe wildfires. Even in our Mid-Atlantic region, we recently experienced days of unsafe air quality caused by smoke from Canadian wildfires. What impact did this event have on solar energy production across the … [Read more...] about Wildfire smoke, energy from solar panels, and your health
If you own a rural small business or agricultural property, you're probably bemoaning the utility rate hikes that constantly increase your monthly budget. Pair that with interest rate increases, recession fears, and the increasing cost of operating and overhead, and it’s understandable why many … [Read more...] about REAP Grants Can Help Rural Businesses Save up to 80% on Solar
Installing solar panels is a big decision that also has the ability to reduce the environmental impact of the energy consumption in your home and can lower or even eliminate your utility bill. Before installation can begin, homeowners have some topics to consider to prepare for a solar panel … [Read more...] about How To Prepare For A Solar Panel Installation
We're thrilled to see that residential solar installations grew by 30% in the first quarter of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. This surge in solar interest has made our phones ring with loads of questions, which we love! Helping people … [Read more...] about Are Solar Panels Harmful to Your Health?
Solar panels have seen significant innovation within the last 20 years. Now more than ever, they are affordable, efficient and long-lasting. For families who want to opt for a cleaner energy source or those looking to reduce the cost of their monthly electricity bill, solar panels may be a … [Read more...] about How To Convert To Solar In Virginia
Solar energy is a clean, renewable source of power that has grown in popularity with many homeowners. Using solar panels can reduce your monthly spending on electricity and contribute to a healthier environment. But have you ever wondered how many solar panels it takes to power a house? Let’s … [Read more...] about How Many Solar Panels Do You Need to Power Your House?
Updated June 15, 2023 The Inflation Reduction Act has revolutionized the solar landscape for nonprofits in 2023. Discover how the new direct pay provision for the federal tax credit unlocks incentives that make solar an incredible financial benefit for your nonprofit. Say goodbye to hurdles and … [Read more...] about How can your nonprofit take advantage of the 30% solar tax credit?
Earlier this spring, we participated in the Vienna Green Expo and were inspired by the “Ask Me Anything” sessions. Local experts in recycling, the new IRA tax credits, and tree health gave incredibly detailed and helpful advice. While the tax credits talk should have been my favorite (hello 30% … [Read more...] about Recycle Right: Tips on Recycling for Earth Day and Beyond
Memorial Day weekend means summer is here, and the end of the school year is in sight. If you’re lucky enough to have vacation plans on the horizon, good for you! But while you’re away on your perfect 2023 trip, your home is waiting for you empty. Do you turn everything off before you go to save on … [Read more...] about Home energy tips when away from home