Here Comes The Sun

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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Metalwork Masters Turn NASCAR Collectible into Furniture

February 2, 2023   |   Blog

NASCAR racing is inspiring repurposed materials for the creation of unique, fun furniture!  This latest project combines masterful metalworking with a Goodyear tire, all stemming from an auction that supports education. The inspiration for what would eventually become a glass-topped coffee table was the tire signed by pro racers Chase Briscoe, Aric Almirola, Cole Custer and Ryan Preece, then donated […]

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Historic Restored Homeplace Adds Solar Peace of Mind

January 20, 2023   |   Blog

From Hay Barn to Homeplace The sun once cured countless bales of hay before they were stacked in the barn that Rose’s grandfather built.  Now the sun sends its rays into modules atop that same barn that Rose calls home.  Her solar installation is one of many upgrades to the renovated barn that pays homage […]

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Preparedness Through Distributed Power

December 27, 2022   |   Blog

Being Prepared Could your safety and security tomorrow depend on how you get power in your home or business today?  Can distributed renewable energy be part of your defense against the impact of extreme weather events?  Once again, extreme weather has proven deadly for dozens across the United States and threatened the safety of thousands […]

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Energy Incentives for Rural Businesses 

December 22, 2022   |   Blog

Still Time to Apply for Your Share of the Nation’s $300 Million Energy Investment There is still time to apply for your part of the nation’s $300 million investment in lower energy costs and clean renewables like solar through the Renewable Energy for America Program. The Rural Business-Cooperative Service of the United States Department of […]

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Solar Power for Nonprofit Organizations

December 13, 2022   |   Blog

Doing the most good for the most people in the community includes the daunting task for nonprofits of managing overhead that includes the rising cost of energy.  What if your nonprofit could reduce energy expenses for years to come?  That’s where solar comes in for more and more organizations, since solar allows you to plan […]

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