Around the House with Scott Brockamp

Around the House with Scott Brockamp

May 11, 2023   |   Blog

Saturday Mornings on the Radio Worried about protecting against porch pirates, wonder what changes are ahead in the real estate market, or want to connect with nonprofit efforts in the East Tennessee community?  Around the House with Scott Brockamp covers all those things and more.  A New Era Scott Brockamp is the new host, taking […]

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Knoxville’s KUB Community Solar Now Offering Shares

April 18, 2023   |   Blog

KUB Community Solar Launches   Considering solar to reduce your carbon footprint at home or the office?  Not in a good spot to install your own solar?  If you are a Knoxville Utilities Board customer, now is your time get actively involved.  KUB has launched its one-megawatt Community Solar project with its offering of $5-per-share […]

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Putting Your Tax Dollars to Work 

April 12, 2023   |   Blog

How can you put more of your hard-earned tax dollars to work for yourself instead of paying the federal government so much on April 18th  (AKA April 15th)? Renewable energy could not only curb your tax burden the next time around, but could be a key to building equity and wealth in the long run.  […]

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More Money, More Often, More Opportunities with USDA REAP

April 3, 2023   |   Blog

Uncle Sam Offers Even Bigger Rural Energy Incentive: Great news for any small business in a small town or rural area considering energy-saving steps in 2023! Uncle Sam just made an already generous grant program even sweeter. As of a new announcement in the Federal Register, future solar projects applied for April 1, 2023 or […]

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IN THE NEWS: Solar Alliance applauds clean energy provisions in Canada’s Budget 2023 and assesses opportunities for growth in Canada.

March 28, 2023   |   Blog

The Canadian renewables sector has received strong support from the federal government with key provisions contained in the 2023 budget, which was released March 28, 2023. The introduction of a 15% Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) has the potential to rapidly accelerate the adoption of solar in Canada. Several other provisions will support the […]

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Here Comes The Sun

March 20, 2023   |   Blog

Spring Equinox 2023 It inspires everything from the upcoming swimsuit season to gardening to later-evening barbecues: the sun, preparing for its longer daytime appearances in the Northern Hemisphere, teases the shivering in their sweaters with the hope that sometime after the Vernal Equinox, Spring will not only appear, but it will usher in sunnier and […]

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Weathering Economic Ups & Downs with Solar   

March 13, 2023   |   Blog

Why Solar Remains a Solid Business Investment  We can’t tell you how much electricity is going to cost in five years, one year or one month. We do, however, have a fairly good hunch you will be using electricity for the next five years. Solar is the only investment that can give certainty of what […]

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Solar for Nonprofits Workshop

March 6, 2023   |   Blog

Do More Good in Your Community Facebook event link here.  Event RSVP here. Do more good in your community by first reducing one of your biggest operating expenses: electricity.  Could solar energy curb your utility bills, leaving more resources for your organization’s mission?  See how your nonprofit qualifies for one of the biggest ever federal […]

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Advanced Energy Leaders Support Mentorship for Startups

February 28, 2023   |   Blog

What Does Mentorship + Opportunity Equal? Want to know how Tennessee works to keep advanced energy startups in the region, providing jobs?  One example is the mentorship and cooperative research environment that can occur.  In the the Tennessee Advance Energy Business Council’s (TAEBC) latest podcast episode both Harvey Abouelata, Vice President of Commercial Solar at […]

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Uncle Sam Supports Direct Pay for Church Stewardship

February 13, 2023   |   Blog

  Putting Faith into Action   An Oak Ridge, Tennessee church congregation is putting faith into action with its new solar project getting support from Uncle Sam through the Direct Pay program, as well as support from the Appalachian Solar Finance Fund (SFF). Faith Lutheran Church is enlisting the Knoxville solar firm Solar Alliance Southeast to add a […]

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