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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

6 Reasons Super Bowl 50 Will be The Greenest Super Bowl Ever!

Drawing more than 114 million viewers in the United States alone, the 2015 Super Bowl was the most-watched U.S. television event of the year, not to mention the most popular Super Bowl to date.

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Jan 29, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Topics: solar pv, solar panels

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