Category Archives: Government

Learn About Three New Finance Models for Non-Profits Wanting to Go Solar

There have generally been two main financial challenges for non-profits interested in going solar. First is the lack of funds or credit availability for purchasing a solar system. The second issue is taxes—or rather their tax-exempt status. Because non-profits don’t … Continue reading

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Is the Solar Microgrid Future Already Here?

Yes, we live in a utility grid dominant world right now that is mainly powered by fossil fuels and nuclear power. And yet, more and more microgrids powered by solar and other renewable technologies are coming on line or are … Continue reading

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What’s a Utility Demand Charge and How Commercial Solar Can Help

If you’re an operations manager of a commercial building or industrial facility, then you probably know that a major portion of your monthly bill can come from so-called “demand charges.” The good news is that installing solar can bite a … Continue reading

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REC Solar Is Now Focused Exclusively on Commercial Solar

We have some big news here at REC Solar. As of February 4th, 2014, we’re now focused exclusively on the commercial and large scale solar markets. The change in focus comes as the commercial solar market is poised for major … Continue reading

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What About the Subsidy?

“My house is solar powered. I tell Republicans, you can hate the subsidies – I hate the subsidies too – but you can’t hate solar panels. These are rocks that make electricity, so they are incapable of receiving your hate.” … Continue reading

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