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Has the Coronavirus Paused Your Solar Project? Here’s Why You Should Reboot Now

Has the Coronavirus Paused Your Solar Project? Here’s Why You Should Reboot Now

As we enter week 3 of the coronavirus  quarantine, life as we know it has hit a big pause button. Many of us are working at home. Our kids are out of school. No sporting events. No nights out with friends. No vacations. Nothing that draws a crowd. Naturally, everyone is scrambling to adjust and…

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COVID-19: A Message from Solential President Jim Shaw

COVID-19: A Message from Solential President Jim Shaw

March 20, 2020 To Our Valued Customers, Partners and Friends, Two weeks ago, few would have imagined that the COVID-19 virus would spark a global pandemic and turn the lives of millions of people upside down. Yet here we are, all in the same boat of uncertainty, striving for a sense of normalcy. At Solential,…

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How this Woman Is Helping America’s Farmers Secure Solar Power and a Sustainable Future

How this Woman Is Helping America’s Farmers Secure Solar Power and a Sustainable Future

Solential Energy is fortunate to partner with industry leaders that help make the process of switching to sustainable solar power easy and more affordable. One of these partners is Christi Southerland, managing partner of Prosperity Ag, a company that specializes in helping farmers and agriculture-focused rural companies secure grants for solar projects and other needs….

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Five Solar Trends that Will Power 2020

Five Solar Trends that Will Power 2020

The new year is well underway with the days growing longer and promise of more sunshine ahead. So what does 2020 hold for the solar industry and for those who want to tap into clean, affordable, sustainable solar power? We took a look into our crystal ball and to industry resources like Solar Power World…

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For this Indiana Business, Moving to Solar Was Far More than a Financial Decision

For this Indiana Business, Moving to Solar Was Far More than a Financial Decision

For Bill Boncosky, CEO of Art to Remember, a child’s artwork is much more than scribbles. Instead, it’s a meaningful milestone of childhood, something to be captured and cherished by parents. Likewise, Boncosky says his decision to make solar power his Indianapolis-based company’s primary source of electricity was not simply financial. No, it was bigger…

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Love Target? Here’s Another Reason Why You Should

Love Target? Here’s Another Reason Why You Should

Back in 2015, Target, the eighth largest retailer in the United States, set the goal of installing solar panels on the rooftops of 500 of its stores by 2020. Installing 100 commercial solar systems a year was ambitious even to Solential. (We’re kind of an ambitious company ourselves!) Although Target stores follow a fairly consistent…

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Want to Maximize Your Solar Investment? Proactive Maintenance Is Key

Want to Maximize Your Solar Investment? Proactive Maintenance Is Key

One of the big selling points of moving to solar energy is the robustness of the technology. A well-designed, well-constructed commercial solar system can easily last upwards of 40 years. That’s a long time to enjoy the cost savings on energy and depreciate your solar investment. Longevity of one’s solar assets doesn’t just happen. Regular,…

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Self-Powered Cities Are Easily Achieved with Solar Energy

Self-Powered Cities Are Easily Achieved with Solar Energy

Changing how we produce and consume energy provides one of the best opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create a more resilient community. By replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy options, such as solar and wind, Indianapolis can leapfrog other cities across the nation as a leader on climate action. – Thrive Indianapolis…

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How to Determine Which Type of Solar Install Is Right for You

How to Determine Which Type of Solar Install Is Right for You

The cost of solar power systems has dropped dramatically in recent years. They’re so affordable in fact, that increasing numbers of businesses, schools, municipalities, waste-water treatment facilities, hospitals, and agricultural operations are adopting solar. Beyond lower initial costs, there are other benefits adding to the appeal of this sunny, sustainable energy source, including lower overall…

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Four Reasons Why Schools Should Adopt Solar Power

Four Reasons Why Schools Should Adopt Solar Power

There are currently about 5,500 schools in the United States that have converted to solar power. In the process, these same schools are collectively saving  millions of dollars in annual energy costs. How are so many schools able to adopt solar power? Isn’t it cost prohibitive to install and difficult to maintain? It turns out…

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