Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Solar

Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Solar

In this video, Brandon Davis — Commercial Business Development, Venture Solar — answers FAQs about commercial solar. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Venture Solar serves all five boroughs of New York City, as well as Long Island. If you're interested in saving on your...

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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...

Going Solar Means Huge Benefits for NYC Homeowners

The decline in supply of easily accessible oil and natural gas and the negative impact our use of fossil fuels is having on our environment has resulted in increased interest in sources of clean and efficient energy.  An ever-increasing number of home and business...

Key Questions Should Guide Solar Shoppers

If you are considering "going solar" for 2018, be aware that shopping for a solar power system can at first seem a daunting task. Consumers face a bewildering array of solar energy options in terms of the various models, manufacturers, installers and methods of...

New York City Vs. Dirty Oil

In a time when extreme disasters like hurricanes and heat waves have become the "new normal" New York City is fighting back. The City seeks to lead the assault on climate change and the Trump administration, and plans to divest $5bn from fossil fuels. The NYC...

Commercial Solar Gets Big Bonus from New Tax Bill

The new tax bill signed in to law on December 22, 2017 makes some sweeping changes to our tax system. Largely, the tax benefits surrounding solar remain unchanged and will continue to help the industry march forward. For commercial solar there is one significant...

How the Solar Industry Will Recover from Trump’s 30% Solar Tariffs

On January 22, The Trump administration imposed a 30% import tariff on solar cells and modules. The solar tariff started with a request from Suniva and was shortly after joined by SolarWorld Americas — to increase the barriers against foreign import of solar cells and...

NY Provides Strong Leadership in the Shift to Solar Energy

NY provides strong leadership in the shift to solar energy,  With its history of success (800% increase in solar between 2011 and 2016) NY is starting strong in 2018 with a number of new initiatives and statewide partnerships.  As a result, the New York State...

Solar Energy Research Drives Innovation

Solar energy research drives innovation that drives efforts to seek ever more efficient means to utilize the power of the sun to support both homes and businesses across the globe.  If you are considering a solar energy installation on your home or business, you need...

Solar Energy Facts

The solar energy facts published by the US Department of Energy indicate that solar power is more affordable, accessible and prevalent in the US than ever before. Since 2008, solar installations in the US have grown seventeen-fold from 1.2 gigawatts (GW) to an...

Determine Your Solar Energy Potential

If you are considering "going solar" you will want to know more about how to calculate your potential energy savings and how to determine your solar energy potential.  You will first want to contact a qualified solar installer with a proven track record, a company...

The Basic Fundamentals of Solar Energy

To understand the basic fundamentals of solar energy, one should start with the obvious:  Solar energy relies on an abundant source of essentially free power that meets our planet's energy needs with minimal impact on the environment. According to the US Department of...

French Commitment to Solar Energy

The French commitment to solar energy has recently been highlight by the online news resource, PV Tech, as well as on the website of EDF Group, a utility giant in France and elsewhere in Europe.  Just to translate the EDF Group's significance in terms of global energy...

Exciting Solar Panel Innovations

Exciting Solar Panel Innovations Before talking about exciting solar panel innovations, it is first necessary to understand the basics of solar energy production.  You need to be aware of how photovoltaic panels, the cornerstone of solar energy production, generate...