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Gwen Brown

Gwen Brown is a Content Marketing Analyst at Aurora Solar. Previously, she was a Senior Research Associate at the Environmental Law Institute. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Gettysburg College.

Why Diversity Matters for Your Solar Company—and How You Can Advance It

The 2017 U.S. Solar Industry Diversity Study is the first analysis of its kind, offering insight into how companies can support diversity in their teams.

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SmartRoof: Expanding What’s Possible in Remote Solar Design

Remote site modeling for solar PV design is faster and easier than onsite methods. But there have been tradeoffs between speed and accuracy- until now.

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Community Solar Is Essential to Expanding the Solar Market—Here's How It Works

For nearly half of households and businesses in the U.S., installing solar is not an option. Community solar provides a way to bring solar to these customers.

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Solar Has Played a Key Role in Job Creation and Economic Growth: Why That Matters and Trends You Should Know

One in 50 new jobs in 2016 was in solar, but solar's economic benefits are often overlooked. We dig into employment data for trends you should know.

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Are Small Contractors the Future of Solar? Pamela Cargill Weighs in on the Industry's Evolution

Solar industry expert Pamela Cargill shares her observations on how the sector is evolving and what trends contractors should be keeping an eye on.

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What the Total Eclipse Means for Solar Energy

America's first total solar eclipse in 38 years is coming up on August 21, 2017. Here's what it means for solar power across the country.

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Can Software Tell Us the Optimal Solar Design?

Historically, every PV system has had to be designed manually-but this process is challenging. Advances in software make it easy to find the best design.

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Can Solar Offer Better Returns than the Stock Market?

A solar project can be costly but it’s important to weight that cost like an investment. This study found that returns from solar often surpass the S&P 500!

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These Practices Will Make Your Solar Business More Successful: Pro Tips from Pamela Cargill

Solar industry insider Pamela Cargill shares management best practices to help solar contractors operate more effectively and increase profits.

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How Computer Vision Is Revolutionizing Solar Design

Computer vision—the use of computers to interpret visual images—is opening up new frontiers for solar PV design by improving remote site modeling.

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