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Sara Carbone

Sara Carbone is a content writer for Aurora Solar, developing educational content to help solar companies work more effectively. She also has her own freelance copywriting business creating tailored content for solar marketing campaigns based on several years of experience researching the industry and working with solar contractors around their pain points and goals.

Don’t Overlook the Power of SRECs in Your Solar Sales Discussions

Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs) can add significantly to the return on investment of a solar installation. Educating solar customers about these incentives can be a valuable addition to your solar sales discussions. This article explores the key facts to know about SRECs.

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The Peace of Mind Every Solar Contractor Needs: Having the Right Insurance

Having the right insurance coverage can protect your solar contracting business from catastrophe. But working in the solar industry comes with its own unique insurance needs. We explore some of the key considerations to make sure you have the appropriate business insurance for your solar company.

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SolarAPP: The Solar Permitting Solution You’ve Been Waiting For?

The complexity of solar permitting has long been recognized as challenge for the industry, but there has not been a comprehensive effort to solve the issue to date. That's changing with a new program from SEIA and The Solar Foundation: the Solar Automated Permit Processing (SolarAPP) initiative.

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How Have Solar Tariffs Impacted the Industry–and What Can We Learn?

In 2018, the solar industry has been buffeted by three solar tariffs affecting the prices of imported solar components. We explain each of the tariffs and David Dunlap, VP of Operations at distributor Baywa r.e. Solar Systems, shares his perspective on how the tariffs impacted on solar contractors.

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Make the Most of SPI: Conference Highlights and Tips for Success

Solar Power International (SPI) 2018, the largest North American solar trade show and conference, is just around the corner! We’ve identified some great learning opportunities and events to add to your agenda–as well as some tips to keep in mind to get the most out of the event.

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Does Solar Increase Home Value? The Latest Data for Solar Clients

Does solar increase home value? A number of studies provide compelling data that homes with solar sell for more, and they may even sell faster. We highlight facts about how solar affects home value, and the studies behind them, that your solar customers will want to know.

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A Solar Market Niche You May Have Overlooked: Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI)

There’s a growing trend in the solar market that some may have overlooked: moderate- and low-income households as solar customers. As the cost of solar has gone down and financing options have expanded, these communities are becoming a more and more viable niche for solar contractors.

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