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How to Get HOA Solar Approval: Tips for Success

Homeowners Associations (HOAs) can present barriers to residential solar projects. Learn to navigate the HOA solar approval process to maximize success.

Sara CarboneSara Carbone

Who Are the Key Players In a Commercial Solar Project?

One reason that commercial solar projects are more complex than most residential ones is the large number of players involved. We explain the key actors.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Making Sense of Commercial Solar: What You Need to Know About C&I

What is commercial solar? We introduce the C&I solar sector, its current scale, factors that have constrained its growth, and forecasts for its expansion.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Solar Panel Wiring Basics: An Intro to How to String Solar Panels

Solar panel wiring (stringing) can be complex! We provide a primer on key considerations when deciding how to string solar panels.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

White Paper: Analysis of U.S. Net Metering Policy Changes

Utilities around the country are changing solar net metering policies and making them less favorable for solar. This extensive study explains the impacts.

Aurora SolarAurora Solar

What Net Metering Policy Changes Mean for Solar Savings

Net metering policies are being changed in several ways that limit solar savings. We explain exactly what the effects are—based on recent Aurora research.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

The 3 Questions Your Solar Sales Pitch Needs to Answer

Selling solar isn’t always easy, but the right framework can help. We highlight the three core questions your solar sales pitch needs to answer well.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Solar and the Environment: Surprises from the Value-Belief-Norm Theory

We explore how the environmental beliefs of prospective solar customers impact their decision making process, according to findings from a 2016 study.

Sara CarboneSara Carbone

Solar Sales Insights from the Theory of Planned Behavior

We explore how the theory of planned behavior (TPB)—which explains consumers' buying process—offers insights for selling solar, according to a 2016 study.

Sara CarboneSara Carbone

Increase Solar Sales Success with the Diffusion of Innovations Theory

It's expensive to get new solar customers! A study that identified factors that influence interest in solar offers helpful insights to address this.

Sara CarboneSara Carbone