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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

Types of On-site Commercial Solar System Installations

 

Solar is a renewable energy technology that can be easily integrated into existing infrastructure. A photovoltaic solar system, which silently produces clean energy without any moving parts, is ideal for on-site applications at commercial facilities. Depending on the quantity and kind of available space, there are different types of installations that work best. Most on-site commercial solar installations fit into three broad categories: roof-mounted, ground-mounted and parking canopy systems. Below, we describe the different categories and the advantages of each.

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  • September 13, 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

Illinois Solar Policy Update

 

The state of the “Windy City” has an abundance of natural, renewable energy resources at its disposal. Chicago’s strong gales might have given the city its famous nickname, but the infrastructure for wind energy can be difficult to integrate in developed areas. However, Illinois has no shortage of sunshine, and solar systems can be more easily incorporated into existing structures: rooftop solar, carport solar and ground-mount solar. Now, more than ever, Illinois is embracing solar power and developing incentives to support the transition to renewable energy in the state.

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  • August 2, 2018

Demystifying the Solar Project Management Process

 

Project managers work hard to ensure that the process of installing a solar system is as easy and seamless for clients as possible. While clients are enjoying uninterrupted business operations, project managers are behind-the-scenes coordinating the multiple parties involved and ensuring that all the safety, permitting, installation standards and client criteria are met in an orderly and timely fashion. Below, we demystify the process of solar installations by highlighting the common milestones that occur over the course of the installation.

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  • July 23, 2018
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