Solar is Clean, Renewable, and Low Maintenance

Posted by: Don Moreland
 
  1. Solar is Georgia's leading domestic source of energy production.
  2. Solar is a great investment today, not years from now.
  3. Solar is clean, renewable with very little operating and maintenance required.
  4. Solar is good for Georgia's economy.
  5. Solar provides net benefits to the utility company and can help reduce the overall cost of energy.

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Solar is a Great Investment  Today, not Years From Now

Posted by: Don Moreland
 
  1. Solar is Georgia's leading domestic source of energy production.
  2. Solar is a great investment today, not years from now.
  3. Solar is clean, renewable with very little operating and maintenance required.
  4. Solar is good for Georgia's economy.
  5. Solar provides net benefits to the utility company and can help reduce the overall cost of energy.

  

2. Solar is a Great Investment Today,

not Years From Now

Solar Trends & Tips, Solarize Athens


Solar is Georgia's leading domestic source of energy production

Posted by: Don Moreland
 

Solar Trends & Tips


Solar Energy News Roundup from Around the World

Posted by: Karina Antenucci

It's a whole new #solar world out there. We're pretty excited for Solar CrowdSource to be a small part of it! This solar energy news roundup includes cool new developments in solar energy, from India to Missouri. Check out these solar-fabulous examples that will go down in history as making big waves in alternative energy use.

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What the Twitterverse Is Saying About Community Solar

Posted by: Karina Antenucci

Community solar programs (like Solar CrowdSource's) bring a utility together with its customers who want to choose how they purchase and consume energy. Through utility community solar customers purchase panels of a large, central solar facility and receive an energy credit on their utility bill for the energy the panels produce. Customers get a choice that will have a huge impact on their wellbeing, the environment, and save big bucks in the process!

Because this is such a hot topic—indeed, within the last two months, the Obama administration announced plans to provide financial and educational support for community solar in low- and medium-income neighborhoods—we thought it would be fun to wrangle together the latest commentary that’s #trending about #CommunitySolar on Twitter. Read on as these programs gain traction across the United States. 

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The Future Shines Bright: Colleges with Solar Programs

Posted by: Karina Antenucci

Colleges and universities are a natural fit for solar energy—not only because their classrooms can fuel much of the research and innovation for the solar energy industry, but also for their physical layout and sheer size (the large, flat roofs of campus buildings are a great place for solar panels). The following are colleges with solar programs that are truly making a difference in solar energy in the United States and Georgia.

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Climate Change: VICE Puts It In Perspective

Posted by: Karina Antenucci

 If you’re a VICE (the Emmy-winning HBO series) fan like we are, you likely saw this past season’s episode about Greenland’s melting glaciers. In this episode, Shane Smith travels to Greenland with climate scientist Jason Box to investigate why the glaciers are melting, and how the resulting rise in sea level will devastate our world sooner than expected. Heavy stuff. Here's why it matters...

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