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Community Solar: Five Options for Corporates

 

Community solar refers to a solar installation where local subscribers (ratepayers) can receive credit on their electricity bills for a portion of the renewable energy produced from the solar system. This allows multiple members of a community – from homeowners to renters to businesses – to share in the benefits of solar electricity generation even if they cannot or prefer not to install solar systems on their own property.

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  • September 20, 2018

Solar Grazing: How Solar and Sheep Can Go Hand In Hand (or Hoof!)

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In addition to helping businesses, the environment and the economy, solar can also benefit some of our four-legged friends. Solar grazing is the practice of grazing livestock on solar farms. This practice is widespread in Europe and becoming more popular in the U.S since rural areas are often the most desirable sites for large, ground-mount solar installations.

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  • August 14, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day 2018

 

The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970 following an extremely detrimental oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. While it is now a global event, Earth Day was first conceived by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as a way of raising public awareness about environmental issues. This year’s Earth Day is dedicated to ending plastic pollution around the world (Earth Day Network).

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  • April 17, 2018

Why Going Solar Helps Human Resources

 

Every smart business leader knows that, in order to compete at the top of their market, he or she needs to recruit and retain exceptional candidates. Traditionally, implementing a variety of human resource practices  such as creating programs for recent graduates, ensuring streamlined onboarding processes, implementing flexible employee policies and offering professional opportunities helps attract and retain top talent. While these conventional HR methods are important ways to build the best teams possible, another perhaps surprising way to set your company apart from other competitors in your market is to install a solar system.

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  • February 13, 2018

Summer Solstice: The Longest Day of the Year

This coming Wednesday, June 21st, will be the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. The Summer Solstice marks the beginning of summer and is the longest day of the year. On this day, EnterSolar’s clients will maximize the extra sunlight through their solar systems, which will turn every second of daylight into productive, renewable energy. At our headquarters in New York City, we are looking forward to enjoying 15 hours, 5 minutes and 37 seconds of sunlight. In celebration of the Summer Solstice’s benefits to our clients and the environment, we at EnterSolar have affectionately dubbed this day, “EnterSolstice.”

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  • June 16, 2017

World Economic Forum 2017: Perspectives from Davos on Making the Transition to Clean En...

On January 17th, 2017, government officials and business leaders from over 70 countries assembled in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. During the four-day meeting, the participants discussed a host of exigent global issues. Klaus Schwab, Chairman of the World Economic Forum, introduced this year’s theme, “Responsive and responsible leadership,” and emphasized the importance of having leaders who can help the public navigate the rapidly changing world during the Fourth Industrial Revolution­, or the current digital transformation. Among the key topics addressed was energy, specifically in the context of climate change, energy security, and the global economy.

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  • February 6, 2017

EnterSolar Partners with Swiss Re, RE100 Founding Member

On Wednesday, October 26, the leading reinsurance provider Swiss Re, a founding member of the RE100 initiative, broke ground on a 2.7 MW solar system at their United States headquarters.  Over 100 people attended the ceremony, which took place on the patio of Swiss Re’s Armonk corporate campus.  EnterSolar is honored to partner with Swiss Re to develop this marquee solar project, the largest in Westchester County.

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  • November 1, 2016
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