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Solving Clients' Needs: Advice for Solar Companies from a Nobel Prize-winning Economist

Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Myron Scholes offers insights on how increased access to data can help solar companies be more responsive to clients' needs.

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Getting to 100% Renewable Energy: An Interview with David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission

David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission shares his take on the current state of renewable energy policy and the future of the grid.

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Diving Into Irradiance Modeling, with Solar Industry Pioneer Richard Perez

Dr. Richard Perez developed the model used across the solar industry to calculate irradiance on solar panels. He discusses his research and industry trends.

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Financing Tips for Solar Installers: Insights from David Arfin

David Arfin, inventor of SolarCity's groundbreaking SolarLease, sat down with Aurora Solar to share some finance tips for solar installers.

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The Future of Solar Finance: Insights from SolarLease Inventor, David Arfin

David Arfin, inventor of SolarCity’s groundbreaking SolarLease, shares his predictions on the future of solar finance.

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Solar Sales Part 2: Branding Best Practices - with Katherine Glass

Here at Aurora, we’re constantly thinking about how we can help you be more successful in selling solar installations. We retained Katherine Glass, founder of SpringMark and an expert in helping companies create their marketing and branding strategy, to offer some insights for solar companies. Katherine spent seven years

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Solar Sales Part 1: The Importance of Branding - with Katherine Glass

How can you create a compelling brand for your solar contracting business? Branding expert Katherine Glass shares her insights in our Solar Sales series.

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A Roofer's Guide to Going Solar - with Michelle Meier

Michelle Meier uses her extensive experience in the solar industry to help roofers add solar to their contracting businesses. She shares what she's learned.

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How to Write Great Solar Sales Proposals - with Ian Lochore

A few quick tips on writing solar sales proposals from an seasoned industry salesman. Show your customer financial savings upfront and in the long run.

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Saving Millions for Low-Income Schools with Solar Carports - with the Stanford TomKat Fellows

Four Stanford students are creating solar designs on carports to help low-income schools find funding for their solar projects.

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