QuickSolar: Because Buying Solar Leads Doesn’t Have to Suck

We spoke to QuickSolar Marketplace CEO and Co-Founder, Alex Landau, about his journey into solar, his experience finding solar leads, the QuickSolar difference for homeowners and installers, and much more!
What’s your background? To what extent have you been involved in solar?
During my fourth year of school at Tulane’s Architecture program, my studio class was involved with […]

Home Energy Audits: The 411

What are home energy audits, and how much do they usually cost? A variety of approaches, price points and follow-up actions may be chosen. Here is an overview of what to expect when choosing the right audit for your needs.

This article was originally published on GreenHomeGuide.com on June 23, 2016 and was republished with permission.
1) How much does […]

Megawatt Design: 3 Obstacles You Might Face (…and 3 Solutions!)

Megawatt Design expert Ryan Mayfield addresses 3 obstacles that professionals in the field might experience.
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
Student 1: The most common obstacle we run in to is the structural requirement during the initial budgeting phase. Typically the potential customer does not want to pay for a structural analysis of a building roof or soil borings and engineering […]

Women-Backed Sustainability Projects Changing the World

Starting June 2016, HeatSpring and RenewableEnergyWorld.com will be launching the Sustainable Women Series, an online campaign to spread awareness about innovative sustainability projects changing the built environment.
The Sustainable Women Series will feature technical case studies and overviews of women-backed sustainability projects. The women featured in the series are investing time, energy, and/or financial resources towards […]

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Solar MBA: Contract Financing Language, Site/Land Leases and MOU’s

Chris Lord and Keith Cronin tackle student questions on the Solar Executive MBA Discussion board…
Power Purchase Agreement Financing Language
Student 1: I have a follow up question about Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) financing. You indicated agreements with penalties for failure to deliver power, or get the system built, are very difficult to finance. What is typical (and/or […]