Opportunities in Energy

Opportunities in Energy

November 15, 2023   |   Blog

Knoxville Gathering Opportunities in Energy has once again brought business, research, government and thought leaders together to explore the future of energy for Tennessee. The November gathering in downtown Knoxville attracted entrepreneurs, university researchers and even a retired United States Senator.   A $10 million award was announced for an effort to help rural electric […]

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Energy Updates at

November 6, 2023   |   Blog

Another way we want to keep you up-to-date about solar and energy topics is over at, where Anne Brock writes a weekly column for the online news source.   Here’s a quick look at topics she’s covered in 2023: My home’s energy checkup ‘Save Money, Save Energy’ Land use is latest hot solar topic […]

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What’s New at Solar Alliance

September 18, 2023   |   Blog

More Projects Solar Alliance is proud to design solar projects for a range of clients, supporting small business and communities!  Check out some of our latest smaller-scale projects here in our Case Studies.  They include solar atop a distillery warehouse and also an array that supplies part of the electricity for a community recreation center.  […]

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Can We Prevent Summer Blackouts?

August 15, 2023   |   Blog

When Summer Brings Extremes Summer’s sizzle presents extreme weather challenges to rival deep freezing winter punches to the nation’s power grid. Summer storms can add an extra challenge. What will it take to avoid a grid failure this summer?  Those from various corners of the energy sector are working to prevent it.  This includes government, […]

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Report Highlights More Solar Growth

July 27, 2023   |   Blog

Data Shows Solar Still Growing America is quenching its thirst for energy alternatives primarily through solar.  Soon, expect to see more photovoltaics where you live or work. The latest US Solar Market Insight report from Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association predicts the solar industry will nearly triple in size over the next […]

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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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