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Leading U.S. Pork Producer Adds Solar to Reduce Energy Costs, Elevate Sustainable Farming

Leading U.S. Pork Producer Adds Solar to Reduce Energy Costs, Elevate Sustainable Farming

GRIGGSVILLE, Illinois (May 17, 2022) – – Citing a need to diffuse accelerating energy costs and a desire to advance sustainable farming practices, The Maschhoffs broke ground today on a new 3.06-megawatt solar array at its Griggsville Feed Mill. Dignitaries gathered at the 11-acre site of the solar field today to celebrate the significant step…

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Jim Shaw Has a Solution for Water Utilities Drowning in High Energy Costs: Microgrids

Jim Shaw Has a Solution for Water Utilities Drowning in High Energy Costs: Microgrids

Like the rest of America, the water and wastewater processing utilities are feeling the pain of rising energy costs. Unlike families, the industry can’t just dial back the thermostat to reduce monthly energy bills. Producing drinking water and processing wastewater requires energy and lots of it. There is no dialing back. And unlike most businesses,…

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In an Industry First, Solential Energy Is Bringing Floatovoltaic Solar Solutions to Midwest Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

In an Industry First, Solential Energy Is Bringing Floatovoltaic Solar Solutions to Midwest Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

CARMEL, Indiana (November 4, 2021) – – Solential Energy, a leading provider of solar energy generation and storage solutions, today announced a strategic initiative that will make renewable solar energy a much more attractive option for municipalities, and water and wastewater treatment plants seeking to lower energy costs and boost resilience. This initiative involves bringing…

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Solential’s Solar Solution for the City of Carmel Is Live – and We Have the Video to Prove It

Solential’s Solar Solution for the City of Carmel Is Live – and We Have the Video to Prove It

Earlier this summer, the Solential team joined the City of Carmel, Indiana, as it was honored as one of the world’s most livable cities by the International Making Cities Livable Conference, a conference it also hosted. Now, we’re celebrating with Carmel officials as its two new solar systems from Solential are helping to power the…

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A Solential Thanksgiving:  Gratitude from Our Team

A Solential Thanksgiving: Gratitude from Our Team

I think there’s one thing we can all agree on: 2020 has been a stressful, challenging, crazy kind of year. From the moment we went into a lock down last March, life has been one big roller coaster. But you know something? We’re surviving. We’ve learned to cope and continue our lives knowing there’s light…

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World Energy Outlook 2020: Solar Is the New King of Electricity

World Energy Outlook 2020: Solar Is the New King of Electricity

“I see solar becoming the new king of the world’s electricity markets. Based on today’s policy settings, it is on track to set new records for deployment every year after 2022. If governments and investors step up their clean energy efforts, the growth of both solar and wind would be even more spectacular – and…

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2019 Was a Record Year for Renewable Energy. Why Businesses Should Keep It Going with Solar

2019 Was a Record Year for Renewable Energy. Why Businesses Should Keep It Going with Solar

Something surprising has happened in the commercial solar industry. Despite the economic and social interruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the United States are continuing to move forward with plans to adoptsolar energy. According to PV Magazine, 2019 was a historic year for renewable energy like solar because a full 20% of America’s power…

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Reducing Costs of America’s Prison System with Solar Energy

Reducing Costs of America’s Prison System with Solar Energy

Solar power is all about creating opportunities to lower energy costs. Here’s a huge opportunity most people have never considered: Converting America’s prison system to solar. I know what you’re thinking. “Corey, why would we do that?“ The answer is simple: Economics. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that the United States spends more than…

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Coronavirus Lockdown Hack: Solential’s SaaS App Enables 24/7 Solar System Monitoring from Anywhere in the World

Coronavirus Lockdown Hack: Solential’s SaaS App Enables 24/7 Solar System Monitoring from Anywhere in the World

CARMEL, Indiana (May 13, 2020) – – Working from home can be nerve-wracking, particularly for those responsible for operating essential services like wastewater treatment plants, hospitals, municipal buildings, prisons, and farms. How do you detect an issue with your solar system if you’re not onsite? Solential Energy has the solution: a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) remote…

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Pandemic Opportunity: Make Schools Healthier for Students, More Affordable for Communities with Solar Power

Pandemic Opportunity: Make Schools Healthier for Students, More Affordable for Communities with Solar Power

Across the United States, schools and college campuses are uncharacteristically silent, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. It seems odd there are no proms, no spring pageants, no baseball or softball, no graduations. What there is plenty of is time to reflect on the new “normal” and how best to protect the health of students, teachers,…

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