Solar panels, solar electric, solar photovoltaic, solar PV

The Best Way to Sell Solar, According to a Nobel Prize Winning Economist

“So Myron, have you installed solar panels on your house?” I asked. The answer was no: “I have these magnificent redwood trees, so that gives me trouble”…

THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON BLOG.AURORASOLAR.COM ON 9/3/2016
…Indeed, we performed a shading analysis on Myron’s house with Aurora Solar. Shading from the trees prevented his roof from receiving enough irradiance […]

Key Microgrid Application Case Studies: Rural Electrification & Telecom Towers

Microgrids are an emerging technology with few real-world examples to study.
This new short course, taught by Dr. Andy Skumanich, covers two real-world examples of microgrid solutions for major application segments: rural electrification and off-grid telecom tower power.
These two segments can often only be addressed by a microgrid and are ideally suited for a PV/battery mode of […]

The SunEdison Collapse & Today’s Solar Market

It’s ugly out there. The folding of SunEdison has been a disaster for the industry.
With the recent SolarCity announcement of Elon and the Rive Brothers using their cashed-in stock options to create a short term bond, what does this mean for an industry in spasm? Their term loan obligation, coming December 31st, of $250 million will also put […]

Understanding Residential and Commercial Energy Storage

Renewable Energy Systems show strong Returns on Investment (ROI) and energy storage appears to add to the benefits at the bottom line.
Learn the elements of energy storage for residential and commercial clients with this introductory overview of the field, led by expert Chris LaForge. You’ll access an in-depth lecture, and develop a “Load Profile” using […]

Crafting Your Solar Marketing Program — New, FREE Trainings!

At HeatSpring, we’re no strangers to the amazing work of Glenna Wiseman at Identity3 and the Energy Trust of Oregon. That’s why we’ve decided to share the Build it Bright! Crafting Your Solar Marketing Program with our audience.
This training series, facilitated by nationally recognized solar marketing expert (and HeatSpring Solar Woman!) Glenna Wiseman and made possible by […]