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School District Delivers on Promise of a Safe Environment with Move to Solar Energy

School District Delivers on Promise of a Safe Environment with Move to Solar Energy

I saw this article today about a Virginia School District that is converting eight of its locations to solar power. And it moved me. Here we are, beginning to pull out of the coronavirus economic shutdown, which has tested everyone’s resolve and financial status, and this school district still has the vision to make the…

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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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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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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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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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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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