Expanding The Use of Renewable Energy by Waiving Tariffs

1 month ago · 3 minute read

To spur solar panel projects in the U.S., the Biden administration waived tariffs on solar panels from four Southeast Asian nations for two years and invoked the Defense Production Act. While the temporary suspension of the tariff may increase the availability of solar panels, other factors such as inflation, interest rates, and on-going supply chain […]

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Mitigating the Impact of High Electricity Costs

2 months ago · 3 minute read

Mitigating the Impact of High Electricity Costs Business owners in Pennsylvania face higher electricity bills this summer as generation costs spike. By installing a solar energy system, they can reduce the impact of costly energy rate hikes. Natural Gas Prices Increase Generation Costs Natural gas is the fuel stock used to generate half of Pennsylvania’s […]

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Turning Your Roof into a Potential Revenue-generating Asset

3 months ago · 3 minute read

Turning Your Roof into a Potential Revenue-generating Asset Owners of commercial buildings have a unique opportunity to transform a cost center into a possible revenue-generating asset. By coordinating a roof replacement or refurbishment with the installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system, owners can: Reduce roof and solar maintenance costs with coincident warranty terms for […]

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Farming the Land While Harvesting the Sun

4 months ago · 3 minute read

Landowners with a passion for farming and an interest in solar energy with its consistent stream of revenue can satisfy both with agrivoltaics. By integrating photovoltaic (PV) systems above crops and pastures, agrivoltaics produces food and energy from the same plot, helping farmers increase their economic viability while reinvigorating their land. Naturally Regenerating the Land […]

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Distributed Energy Generation

5 months ago · 3 minute read

Protecting our Nation’s Energy Supply with Distributed Energy Generation A resilient economy relies on cheap, abundant energy that is secure against low-probability, high-impact events like storms, earthquakes, fire, pandemics, geopolitical threats, supply chain problems, and terrorist attacks. While some of these events are unlikely, weather-related outages in the Northeastern U.S. increased 159 percent from the […]

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Case Study: Saubel’s Markets

5 months ago · < 1 minute read

Saubel’s Markets, a family-owned supermarket chain located in southeastern Pennsylvania and Maryland, decided to implement on-premises solar installations at its stores in two locations to demonstrate their commitment to the environment and the community. Click here to find out how BAI Group led each stage of the project.

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The Challenges and Opportunities of Electric Vehicles

6 months ago · 3 minute read

The Biden administration recently stated that it wants electric vehicles to represent 50 percent of new vehicle sales in the U.S. by 2030. But is this target achievable, and can it help reduce carbon emissions? In 2021, global electric vehicle (EV) sales grew 80 percent[1] as automakers, including Ford, GM, Toyota, and Volkswagen, committed to […]

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The Case for Going Solar in 2022

7 months ago · 3 minute read

In the face of well-publicized cyberattacks, ongoing supply chain issues, inflation, and abnormal weather events, the case is strong for going solar in 2022. The good news is that solar projects don’t require a large upfront investment for many businesses. We explain more on these topics below. Generating Energy to Secure Your Power Needs Recent […]

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The Landowner’s Inside Guide to Solar Projects, Part 2

7 months ago · 4 minute read

As a landowner, you might be wondering if hosting a solar project on your property makes economic sense. In this blog, we’ll examine how to assess solar project developers and their proposals. If you missed the first part of this blog series, check out The Landowner’s Inside Guide to Solar Projects, Part 1. When a […]

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Increasing The Value of Your Business with Solar Power

10 months ago · 3 minute read

To stimulate investment in solar power, large corporations like McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Trane, WeWork, and Levi Strauss recently sent a letter to Congress.[1] These business leaders are looking for ways to reduce their energy costs while minimizing their carbon footprints. But you don’t need to be a billion-dollar corporation to lower your energy bills by investing […]

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