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News from Our Amicus member solar companies

    New Guidelines Allow More Solar in D.C. Historic Districts

    We are applauding the news that D.C.’s Historic Preservation Office has drafted new sustainability guidelines loosening the restrictions for Historic District homeowners who want to go solar. In the past, the Historic Preservation Review Board took issue when homeowners put solar panels on their roof that were visible from the street.
    Source Ipsun Solar |November 13, 2019 |

      New Guidelines Allow More Solar in D.C. Historic Districts

      We are applauding the news that D.C.’s Historic Preservation Office has drafted new sustainability guidelines loosening the restrictions for Historic District homeowners who want to go solar. In the past, the Historic Preservation Review Board took issue when homeowners put solar panels on their roof that were visible from the street.
      Source Ipsun Solar |November 13, 2019 |

        Solar During a Power Outage: How It Works

        Solar during a Power Outage When you install a solar energy system, you might expect that the lights will stay on when the power goes out because you’re generating your own power. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.   With grid tied solar systems, any excess power you create will be stored in the utility grid. The […] The post Solar During a Power Outage: How It Works appeared first on Third Sun Solar.
        Source Third Sun Solar |November 12, 2019 |

          SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System at Thomas Swan Sign Company

          East Bay Sign Company Goes Solar & Lowers Operating Costs Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of... The post SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System at Thomas Swan Sign Company appeared first on SolarCraft.
          Source Solar Craft |November 11, 2019 |

            Understanding an electric bill after going solar

            What are kilowatt hours anyway? In order to understand solar energy production, it’s helpful to have a grasp on how it is measured. The size of a solar system is often described in kilowatts (kW). Watts are a unit of power that we use to express output of energy that the system is producing.   One […] The post Understanding an electric bill after going solar appeared first on Southern Current.
            Source Southern Current |November 11, 2019 |

              Veteran’s Day 2019: Honoring our Military

              Happy Veterans Week! We’d like to take this time to honor and recognize the invaluable contributions of millions of Americans who have dedicated their lives to protect our country. We also wanted to celebrate some Envinity team members who served and now have chosen to continue their career path right here in the energy efficiency […]
              Source Envinity |November 8, 2019 |

                Optimism in Light of Paris Climate Withdrawal

                Imagine if Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King had listened to the naysayers. Instead, those superheroes of racial justice engaged the insurmountable power of the people to throw off the chains of slavery and discrimination, overcoming enormous colonial wealth and power arrayed against their cause. After 200 years of wealth creation in the... Read more The post Optimism in Light of Paris Climate Withdrawal appeared first on ReVision Energy.
                Source Revision Energy |November 7, 2019 |

                  A Landowner’s Guide to Solar Leases

                  Maine’s solar policy recently became much friendlier to off-site solar farms, and now solar developers in Maine and across the country are looking for sites to build such farms. This offers a triple win for Maine’s economy – an economic opportunity for landowners, solar developers and their workers, and for the recipients of solar power... Read more The post A Landowner’s Guide to Solar Leases appeared first on ReVision Energy.
                  Source Revision Energy |November 7, 2019 |
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