Veterans in Solar

In February 2014, for the first time ever, the significant contributions of military veterans to the solar industry have been documented in a joint report from The Solar Foundation and Operation Free. The brief report, Veterans in Solar: Securing America’s Energy Future, shows that the U.S. solar industry employs 13,192 veterans of the armed forces,[…]

Solar Energy Is An Economic Engine

As the solar industry grows, so does its benefit to the economy. According to The Solar Foundation, there are now nearly 174,000 solar workers in the U.S., more than a 20% increase over employment totals in 2013. These workers are employed at 6,100 businesses in every state. The increasing value of projects has injected life into[…]

Solar Energy Is the Future; You Can’t Stop It

If the utilities decide to penalize solar customers by changing the net-metering system, some of us will install batteries and store energy rather than send it to the utility.