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How Gippsland Solar Won a Unique New Construction Solar Deal

Gippsland Solar won a unique and high-profile solar project using Aurora solar software to design the PV system before the building was built.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

SEIA's 10-Year Roadmap for U.S. Solar: What You Need to Know

At Solar Power International 2019, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released its 10-year roadmap. See what it means for solar and you!

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How to Pay for Commercial Solar: A Financing Guide for Contractors

Commercial solar financing can be complex but it's essential for C&I solar contractors to understand. We explore the common financing options to know.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Solar Fundamentals: What's the Difference Between AC vs. DC?

Solar professionals need to be well versed in electricity—that includes mastering the difference between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC).

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Growth Can Boost Solar

Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs), an alternative to traditional utilities, often provide greener power. We explore what their growth means for solar.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

4 Ways for Solar Leads to Share the Utility Bill Data You Need

Electricity bill information is crucial for an accurate and compelling solar quote, but getting it isn't always easy. Providing different options can help.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

What Solar Contractors Should Know About Customers’ Utility Bills

Understanding your solar customer's utility bills and how to get the data you need for solar design is critical. We highlight key things to know.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

What to Know About DTE’s Net Metering Replacement in Michigan

Michigan, like other states, is seeing revisions to solar net metering (NEM) policies. DTE Energy's NEM successor program deals a blow to solar savings.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

SF Commercial Clean Energy Requirement Is a Boon for Solar

A San Francisco policy to require large commercial building owners to source 100% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 bodes well for solar.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

How to Sell Commercial Solar: 3 Strategies for Success

Commercial solar sales can be complex. We spoke with experienced sales professionals to understand some key elements of a successful C&I sales approach.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown