Clean Energy Technologies Boom Across the United States

Clean Energy Technologies Boom Across the United States

A lot of positive change has been observed in a relatively short amount of time. Back in1997, stakeholders worked hard to help craft the first renewable energy standard in Massachusetts. The standard ultimately passed as part of an electric utility restructuring act....

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PSC Staff Recommends Boosting Solar Credits for Community Solar

The State of New York Department of Public Service (DPS) issued a White Paper on July 26, 2018 that will make it significantly more lucrative for building owners to add solar to their buildings. By increasing the value of electricity for community solar projects, we...

Millennials Are Rising To the Challenge That is Climate Change

An article in GreenTech Media claims — "Millennials are on the brink of becoming the largest generational cohort in America (or they already are, depending on how you measure it). That means they will have an enormous impact on U.S. politics in the years ahead. In...

How to Save on Your Electric Bill This Summer

Homeowners and businesses who rely on conventional sources of energy are all asking the same question: How can I reduce my electric bill this summer? While we know that it takes plenty of power to run an air conditioner, and some parts of the country even hit triple...

The Sneaky Way Utilities Charge Businesses for Electricity

Controlling operating expenses is a topic we discuss often with our customers. Electricity for many businesses is a significant cost, and upon diving deeper, we find that most business owners are unaware of how they are charged by their utility. Many just get the...

The Sun is Setting on the Fossil Fuel Industry

The fossil fuel industry is weaker than ever! There’s been many reasons this month for hope, starting with the Vatican, where the pope faced down a conference full of oil industry executives. There's reason to believe that the basic trajectory of the world is firmly...

It’s a brave new world of commercial solar

The opportunity for commercial solar in New York is huge. Recognizing this, Venture Solar is proud to now be bringing its excellence in residential solar to the commercial realm. What is Commercial Solar? Commercial solar is a much broader category than solar for your...

SunPower is #1: Higher Quality Beats Lowest Price

EnergySage just confirmed what we have been telling you: When it comes to solar panels, higher quality beats lowest price! In the latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report by EnergySage, SunPower ranks #1 on the list of "Most Frequently Chosen Solar Panels" in 2017. Ever...

All Apple Operations now powered by 100% renewable energy

Apple, the world's largest information technology company, now runs on 100% green energy. As part of Apple's commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, the company, headquartered in Cupertino, California, announced in April 2018 that its...

Disney Is Building a New Solar Facility, Powering Two Theme Parks

Famous for its expansive theme parks that have been entertaining millions of visitors for almost 50 years, Walt Disney World has announced that they're adding a giant new solar facility. Over the decades, the theme parks have successfully maintained their original...

Solar in NYC hits a new milestone: 148 MW installed

New York City has reached a great new milestone: the city has currently installed more than 148 MW solar! This is an increase of over six times, since the end of year 2013. On a sunny day, solar panels in the city are literally paying for themselves! NYC has always...

Venture Solar is Now Offering Jobs to Exceptional Individuals…

Some of the best things about working at Venture Solar: We're very driven, motivated by a unified cause of bringing solar to as many homes as possible. We're a diverse group of people, coming from different backgrounds, creating a fun environment. Our work culture is...

Will Going Solar Save Me Money?

You may be considering investing in solar energy for your home or business for a variety of reasons - like the fact that solar power derives clean, pure, renewable energy from the sun.  Or that by Installing solar panels, you are helping to combat greenhouse gas...

Saudi Arabia Plans the World’s Biggest Solar Venture

Saudia Arabia plans the world's biggest solar venture, a move outlined on March 27, 2018, by Bloomberg Technology.  Bloomberg Technology reported online that Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group Corp signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a $200 billion solar...

Show us your SunPower Pride — Win $500

By now, you must know that SunPower panels are the best on the block, in every aspect. They’re quite literally the most efficient panels you can put on your rooftop. SunPower solar module has achieved an NREL-validated 24.1 percent. In a release, NREL scientist Keith...

Updated Rebate Program Means More Money for Businesses Going Solar

While the incentives for solar are already great in New York City, they are about to get even better. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has provided the NY-Sun rebate program reduce the cost of solar for homeowners and businesses...

International Solar Alliance Meets in New Delhi

In an article published in Science Daily on February 28, 2018 by University of California - Irvine, researchers maintained that "the United States could reliably meet about 80 percent of its electricity demand with solar and wind power generation" in the future. ...

Solar Energy Fundamentals

For any home or business owner considering "going solar," there are some solar energy fundamentals that can help guide your decisions about whether to invest in this alternative form of energy.  You probably already know that solar energy is an abundant source of...