Articles by tag: solar energy

Federal Funding for Community-Based Clean Energy Saves the Day for Municipalities

Jennifer Granholm Community-Based Clean Energy
  Community-based clean energy projects across the U.S. are getting a windfall of cash from the Biden administration. Using funds from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Read more


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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Setting Standards for Success
February 3, 2023

Winning the day isn’t just about making every day count – it’s about shifting your mindset to set standards for success and better understand and value the work that goes on behind the scenes – so that you can be as successful as you work to be. Where can you start? In this inaugural […]

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Federal Funding for Community-Based Clean Energy Saves the Day for Municipalities
November 29, 2022

Community-based clean energy projects across the U.S. are getting a windfall of cash from the Biden administration. Using funds from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Program, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced the federal government is allocating $550 million to help municipalities deploy community-based clean energy initiatives, from infrastructure projects that cut down […]

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How Renewable Energy Can Help Build a More Resilient Power Grid
February 18, 2022

In February of 2021, a state of emergency engulfed Texas due to an unprecedented winter storm resulting in complete power grid failure. Over 10 million people went without power at the height of the crisis – the result was a deep freeze that entered people’s homes, leaving them in the dark with no heat and […]

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IAQIQ: A Day in the Life of Building a Passive House Compliant Home
November 17, 2021

“Through the years, I’ve experimented building five homes to be as energy-efficient as possible with solar features, energy recovery ventilators, and other techniques.” The standards of energy efficiency and the construction of houses and structures have changed significantly. In fact, the company was a pioneer, led by a group of innovators, including Doug Steege. Steege […]

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Communities Can Help Streamline Solar Permits to Hit Our Climate Goals
October 13, 2021

Key Points: In order to meet President Joe Biden’s Climate Goals which is 30 percent solar by 2030, the solar industry must double its residential solar installations. The key going forward is to make solar installation straightforward and routine. Many jurisdictions are using SolarAPP+ to speed up the solar panel application process. Commentary: As […]

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Cost Savings Poised To Drive Even More Solar Expansion
July 15, 2021

If you’ve been thinking of going solar, there might not be a better time than the present. Recent reporting out of Bloomberg found that joining the ranks of solar users is as cheap a proposition as it’s ever been, with equipment manufacturers finding cost savings up and down their operations and leaps in technology powering […]

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CAPEX vs. OPEX Tracker Costs for PV Power Plant Projects
July 12, 2021

PART 1:   PART 2:   On this episode of Track to the Future, an Array Technologies podcasts, representatives of Array and RINA Consulting teamed up to explore CAPEX vs. OPEX tracker costs for modern utility-scale PV power plant projects. RINA Consulting is an international, independent engineering consultancy providing expert services in a wide range […]

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Will Solar Panel Installation Quadruple by 2030?
April 12, 2021

Dr. Gilbert Michaud is a professor at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. He studies renewable energy policy and economic development, and he shared his insights about the potential exponential growth of solar installations. “I do, in fact, believe that the prediction that the U.S. solar industry will quadruple its […]

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Is the Solar Industry Prepared for Rising Demand?
March 22, 2021

According to new research in partnership with Wood Mackenzie, the Solar Energy Industries Association predicts that United States-based solar output and infrastructure will see itself grow four times over during the course of the next decade, representing skyrocketing demand for the renewable energy. But is the industry ready to match those escalating expectations? To find […]

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Solar Energy To Generate Most New US Electricity in 2021
January 19, 2021

In the quest for renewable energy growth and the lessening of our environmental impact, there’s a clear frontrunner looking to set the pace in 2021 – solar. Solar energy is on track to be the most generative energy source for new electricity in 2021, and the US Energy Information Administration announced that utility-scale solar […]

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