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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.

The Green Bank Programs Making Solar Financing More Accessible, Part 2

Green banks are making it easier to access solar loans and other financing options for solar PV. We explain green bank solar programs in Hawaii and California.

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The Green Bank Programs Making Solar Financing More Accessible, Part 1

Green banks are making it easier to access solar loans and other financing options for solar PV. We explain programs in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York.

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The Aurora Blog’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, the Aurora blog is looking back at our work and what resonated most with readers. Don't miss these top articles from the last year!

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A (Solar) Christmas Story

We designed a solar installation for the 1983 movie A Christmas Story (a real home in Cleveland, Ohio!) using Aurora solar design software.

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What is a Green Bank? How These Institutions Are Catalyzing Solar Markets

Green banks are a new type of financing institution spurring dramatic growth in solar. We explain how they work and why they matter for solar contractors.

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Revitalizing Coal Country with Solar Energy: The Story of Solar Holler

Solar Holler is not your typical solar company; they provide an alternative to coal in West Virginia through affordable solar energy and solar job training.

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California’s New Smart Inverter Requirements: What “Rule 21” Means for Solar Design

California is the first U.S. state to require the use of smart inverters in solar systems. We explain 'Rule 21' and how your solar projects can comply.

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How Virtual Net Metering Opens New Markets of Solar Customers

Virtual net metering makes solar energy accessible to groups that have largely been left out to date. We explain what it is and how it serves these groups.

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What Makes a Solar Sales Proposal Successful? 5 Tips for Proposals that Close

Your sales proposal for a solar PV system is what the customer will have as they decide between you and competitors. These tips will make it more effective.

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Your Solar Finance Primer: What to Know About the Top Four Solar Financing Options

A solar project is a significant investment for most customers. Fortunately, there are a number of financing options to go solar without breaking the bank.

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