More Money, More Often, More Opportunities with USDA REAP

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 Subscribe to the Solar Alliance YouTube channel for the latest! 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 […]

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Advanced Energy Leaders Support Mentorship for Startups

February 28, 2023   |   Blog

What Does Mentorship + Opportunity Equal? Subscribe to the Solar Alliance YouTube channel for the latest! 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 […]

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Uncle Sam Supports Direct Pay for Church Stewardship

February 13, 2023   |   Blog

Putting Faith into Action Follow our YouTube channel for the latest! 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 […]

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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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526-Kilowatt Array Helps Manufacturer Take Net Zero to the Next Level

January 9, 2023   |   Blog

We have completed the design, engineering and installation of the 526-kilowatt (“kW”) roof mount solar system for AESSEAL, Inc., a specialist in the design and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems. The system was installed at AESSEAL’s North American headquarters in Rockford, Tennessee. Soon, a large portion of the assembly, quality control, engineering and […]

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