Harnessing Solar Power The Great Solar Giveaway in Orlando

Repurposing Old Solar Panels in Orlando, FL

Repurposing Used Solar Panels Residents in Orange County have created their “Great Solar Giveaway 2024” event. Orchestrated by IDEAS For Us, an Orlando-based incubator for local eco-action projects, presents a chance for individuals and businesses to expand solar energy solutions using free used solar panels. By repurposing 5,808 partially used solar panels, (around 2.6 feet Read more about Repurposing Old Solar Panels in Orlando, FL[…]

Harnessing the Potential of Rooftop Solar A Path to Sustainable Energy Future

Report Shows 1000% Increase in Rooftop PV in the US

The Surge of Rooftop Solar: A Decade of Exponential Growth In recent years, rooftop solar energy has emerged as a powerful contender in the quest for sustainable energy solutions. Despite its current representation of only 1.5% of electricity usage in the United States, the trajectory of growth in rooftop solar installation is nothing short of Read more about Report Shows 1000% Increase in Rooftop PV in the US[…]

Questions All Solar Contractors Should Ask Their Insurance Agents

Commercial Solar Contractor FAQs to Ask Their Insurance Agents

Commercial Solar FAQs to Ask Their Insurance Agents Commercial solar installation contractors must prioritize the type of insurance coverage they obtain. Pollution incidents, although less frequent, can lead to significant financial liability when they occur. Understanding the nuances of insurance policies and discussing specific coverage with insurance agents is crucial for safeguarding businesses against potential Read more about Commercial Solar Contractor FAQs to Ask Their Insurance Agents[…]

US Solar Industry Soars with 75% Growth

US Solar Industry Soars with 75% Growth in 2023

Report: 75% Growth in 2023 In a landmark year for renewables, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) reported a surge in solar capacity installation in 2023 in the US. The ‘Sustainable Energy in America 2024 Factbook’, a collaborative effort between BCSE and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), reveals that the US added 35.3GW of Read more about US Solar Industry Soars with 75% Growth in 2023[…]

10 Solar, Storage, and Energy Predictions for 2024

10 Solar, Storage, and Energy Predictions for 2024

10 Predictions for 2024: Solar & Storage Solar, storage, and energy continues to evolve, influenced by technological advancements, policy shifts, and market dynamics. Here are ten predictions that outline the trajectory of the industry in the coming year. Read More: Solar Policy Scoop January 2024 1. Integrated 240-Volt Generators in EVs Following the footsteps of Read more about 10 Solar, Storage, and Energy Predictions for 2024[…]

Solar Supply Chain Pricing Stabilizing A Comprehensive Analysis

Solar Supply Chain Pricing Stabilizing: A Comprehensive Analysis

Analysis: Solar Supply Chain Pricing Stabilizing In the commercial solar sector stability of supply chain pricing is crucial for industry growth and sustainability. Here, we delve into recent trends and projections that indicate a potential stabilization in pricing within the solar supply chain. Wafer Price Trends: Mono PERC M10 and G12 Wafers: The FOB China Read more about Solar Supply Chain Pricing Stabilizing: A Comprehensive Analysis[…]

Agrivoltaics Revolutionizing US Agriculture

Agrivoltaics Revolutionizing US Agriculture

Solar in Ag Growing Agrivoltaics, the practice of co-locating solar panels with agricultural activities, is gaining significant traction across the United States. With an increasing emphasis on commercial solar panels and agricultural productivity, the integration of solar PV into farmlands is proving to be a game-changer. Northern Indiana’s Leap: A 1.3 GW Agrivoltaic Array In Read more about Agrivoltaics Revolutionizing US Agriculture[…]

The U.S. Solar Industry A Tale of Chinese Dominance

How China Became the PV Manufacturing Powerhouse

History: Chinese Solar Manufacturing Since the beginning of the solar era, American ingenuity birthed the silicon PV cell. But despite this groundbreaking invention by Daryl Chapin, Calvin Fuller, and Gerald Pearson at Bell Labs in 1954, the United States finds itself marginalized in modern solar manufacturing. How did China come to dominate the solar PV Read more about How China Became the PV Manufacturing Powerhouse[…]

More new solar installed in 2023 than any other electricity source

More new solar installed in 2023 than any other electricity source

Solar Outpacing All Other Electricity Sources In 2023, solar power emerged as the frontrunner in the race for sustainable energy transition, surpassing all other sources of electricity generation within the United States. The latest reports from federal government sources show a remarkable transformation in the nation’s energy mix, with solar power leading the charge towards Read more about More new solar installed in 2023 than any other electricity source[…]

The Surge of Solar Power in the US Energy Landscape

Solar PV Growth in the US Energy Market

Solar PV Continues to Grow in the US According to the latest projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the trajectory of solar energy is soaring. The statistics presented in the January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecast by 2025, solar electric generation is anticipated to claim  7% of the total electricity generated in the Read more about Solar PV Growth in the US Energy Market[…]