The Unlimited Potential of Solar Energy

The Unlimited Potential of Solar Energy

The Unlimited Potential of Solar Energy Even though all life on earth is supported by the sun, we tend to take this amazing resource for granted, one that we don't think too much about.  We probably learned in school that the sun is really a star that radiates energy...

read more

Global Trends in Solar Energy

Global Trends in Solar Energy Global trends in solar energy indicate a critical need to provide renewable and reliable energy to the world's poor.  According to a 2010 article in The Economist, 1.5 billion people, or more than a fifth of the world's population,...

The Future of Solar Energy in New York City

Level Solar Goes Out of Business In late September, the news of Level Solar going out of business first started spreading. Formerly known as Elevate Solar Inc, Level Solar was incorporated in 2013 and was based in New York, New York with operations in Long Island, New...

FAQ: Effects of Snow on SunPower Solar Panels

We all know how brutal New York winters can be. Thankfully, your SunPower solar system was designed to brave extreme climate conditions, so you don't have to worry about their performance when the snow starts to fall. Over the last 30 years, SunPower panels have found...

Team Venture Solar Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, October 15, our team joined thousands of New Yorkers in American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. We are proud and honored to have been a part of such an inspiring initiative, where people of the city united and walked together...

Solar Power Implications for Puerto Rico

Solar Power Implications for Puerto Rico The solar power implications for Puerto Rico are significant as the island struggles with rebuilding after its most recent hurricane.  According to ABC News, two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20, only...

New York Solar Map

Last week the Venture Home Solar blog featured information regarding the leadership CUNY is providing for the 2014 Resilient Solar Project, a 3-year initiative to develop a pathway for greater deployment of resilient solar power in New York state.  Working in concert...

Improving Solar Energy Storage Capacity

Improving Solar Energy Storage Capacity  Improving solar energy storage capacity is a critical need for the US both now and in the future.  In a Forbes magazine article published April 1, 2016, author Greg Satell creates a case for Why Energy Storage May be the Most...

Assessing Your Solar Potential

Assessing Your Solar Potential Assessing your solar potential is a critical first step if you are considering installing a solar energy system in your New York home or business.  The amount of power generated by a solar energy system at a particular site depends on...

New York City is Going Solar

Accessing Your Solar Potential Want to join the greatest city in the world in going solar? Assessing your solar potential is a critical first step if you are considering installing a solar energy system in your New York home or business. The amount of power generated...

New York State Energy Plan

The New York State Energy Plan The New York State Energy Plan is a roadmap designed to create a viable, long term energy system for all New Yorkers. Recognizing that conflicting policies and overlapping areas of jurisdiction impede progress, the Plan coordinates every...

The Importance of Solar Energy

The Importance of Solar Energy We have only to watch the news this week with not one, but four, hurricanes bearing down on the US and elsewhere to understand that something out of the ordinary is happening, that the debate over climate change pales in comparison to...

New York’s Solar Boom

New York's Solar Boom Mirrors National Trends A solar energy update provided by Solar Energy Industries Association, the national trade association in the US that represents 1000 member companies that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar...

Watching a Solar Eclipse Safely

Safety Tips for Watching a Solar Eclipse As you know, on August 21, 2017, North America will witness the first solar eclipse to cross the entire continental US in 99 years.  The moon will pass between the sun and the Earth casting a shadow over the sun. Depending on...

Everything You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse 2017

WHAT'S A TOTAL ECLIPSE? A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. The darkness of the moon casts a shadow over the sun, visible from the Earth. A total eclipse is an even rarer occurrence when the moon completely covers the sun, and...

You Should Go Solar

You should go solar. Why?  Because there are so many good reasons why installing a solar energy system in your home or business makes good economic and environmental sense. First, you should go solar because solar power is a proven and reliable technology that...

Developing Countries Embrace Solar Energy

Developing Countries Embrace Solar Energy Because solar research involves universities, governments and research institutions around the world, it can seem daunting to get a handle on the latest developments in this important technology.   Regardless of the geography...

Factors to Consider When Going Solar

Factors to Consider When Going Solar Factors to consider when going solar include the solar installation's cost and feasibility.  There are key questions that must be answered before you make the financial investment in a solar energy system for your home or business....

Going Solar Reduces Health Costs

Going Solar Reduces Health Costs Going solar reduces health costs  - a new reason to make the shift from fossil fuels to solar energy.  The World Health Organization reports that millions die each year from unhealthy environment, air pollution notably the largest...

New York Leads Solar Industry

New York Leads Solar Industry New York leads solar industry in 2017 - no doubt about that headline!  New York state continues to be among the top ten states in the US in terms of its solar market.  State and local incentives for solar installations continue to...

Fortune Magazine Documents Solar Growth

Fortune Magazine Documents Solar Growth Fortune Magazine documents solar growth in a recent article in describing the rapid expansion of alternative energy use in the U.S.  In their June 15, 2017 article entitled "Wind and Solar Hit a New Record in the U.S. and...

Send Me the Ebook!

Download our free Ebook - 6 Reasons Why You Need Solar Panels in NYC - and learn why going solar in New York City makes more sense than ever. 

 

Call: 800-203-4158

contact@venturesolar.com

 

 

Download the eBook