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Corporate Sustainability--from Boardrooms to B-Corps, Change is in the Air

Part one of a two-part series on the new face of Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) encompasses corporations’ efforts to understand and take responsibility for their impact on our collective environmental and social welfare. These efforts very often dovetail with the companies' commitment and investment in their employees

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Nov 14, 2016 8:30:00 PM

Topics: renewable investment opprtunities, community solar finance, Solar for Non-Profits, Sunvestment Energy Group, impact investment

Women Apply Here: The Solar Industry

Not only is solar one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., it is also a primary source of new jobs.  In a recent blog post, we discussed a few impressive statistics--President Obama’s State of the Union claim that 1 out of every 83 new jobs is solar-related, and the fact that solar employment has seen 20% year-over-year growth for the past three years, among them.

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Apr 17, 2016 8:38:58 PM

Topics: solar pv, Solar for Non-Profits, Sunvestment Energy Group, solar training

Why Lower Gas Prices Don’t Affect the Economics of Solar

Lots of environmentalists and renewable energy proponents may be feeling a bit skittish about the low oil prices that have been in effect for over a year now. With prices hovering around $2.29 nationally, how are renewables faring?

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Posted by Ashley Paulsworth on Apr 10, 2016 8:30:00 PM

Topics: solar pv, Solar for Non-Profits, impact investment, Gas Prices

Could Demand Response Markets be the Next Wave of Solar Financial Opportunities?

As anyone who works in the solar world knows, ours is a complex industry.  We all work to understand and communicate the varying incentives, sophisticated financial structures, and ever-evolving rules and regulations

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Posted by Chris Flynn on Mar 14, 2016 7:30:00 PM

Topics: renewable investment opprtunities, solar pv, Demand Response

Your Client Wants More Than Just a Well-Built Solar Array...

As anyone who has been involved in the solar industry knows, getting a project completed is a series of many, many steps.  First there are the meetings with a prospect to help them appreciate the merits of solar and what you have to offer in terms of doing this work for them.  This requires a lot of analysis, consultations

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Posted by Michael Drei on Feb 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Topics: Solar Sales for Developers

Free Energy--and Jobs--from the Sun

The solar industry has long laid claim to job creation as one of its non-environmental benefits. This has helped to engage the conservative audience, making solar a great opportunity for reaching across the aisle. 

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Posted by Ashley Paulsworth on Feb 5, 2016 8:53:36 AM

Topics: solar pv, solar training

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