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Why Texas Suffered Power Disruptions During Winter Storm Uri

6 months ago · 3 minute read

Severe weather from Winter Storm Uri during the week of February 14th led to an unprecedented loss of power across Texas with some blaming renewable energy for the problems. In this blog, we’ll review how power grids work, renewable energy’s role in power generation, and the causes of this unfortunate event. How Does An Electrical […]

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Saubel’s Markets Goes Solar with 600kW Installation

7 months ago · 2 minute read

Roof-mounted solar panels will generate 25% of stores’ electricity needs STATE COLLEGE, PA, March 2, 2021 – BAI Group, a leading service provider in renewable energy production and energy transmission, is helping Saubel’s Markets implement on-premises solar installations at two of its store locations in Shrewsbury, PA and Whiteford, MD. Saubel’s Markets opened its first […]

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The Case for Going Solar in 2021

7 months ago · 2 minute read

The case for solar power has never been more compelling. And Americans are responding. In Q3 2020, the U.S. installed 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of solar capacity, reaching 88.9 GW of total installed capacity, enough to power 16.4 million American homes.[1] According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q4 2020 report, from the Solar Energy Industries […]

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BAI Group Nominated to Receive Lodestar Award

7 months ago · < 1 minute read

Pennsylvania Solar Center recognizes BAI Group for leadership in solar energy STATE COLLEGE, PA, February 9, 2021 – BAI Group, a leading service provider in renewable energy production and energy transmission, has been nominated by the Pennsylvania Solar Center to receive the Lodestar Award for Northcentral Pennsylvania. With its Lodestar Award, the Pennsylvania Solar Center […]

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5 Ways the Biden Administration Will Likely Encourage Solar Power

8 months ago · 2 minute read

The Biden campaign stated that it wants to “move ambitiously to generate clean, American-made electricity.” Read on to learn about 5 things that the new administration can do to stimulate investments in alternative energy sources like solar power.

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Case Study: Millheim Borough

9 months ago · < 1 minute read

To benefit residents, the Millheim Borough council wanted to explore how it could reduce utility costs with solar power. Learn how BAI Group reported on the feasibility of a solar installation and identified a cost-effective approach. Click here to view the full case study.

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The Ultimate Solar Checklist for Businesses

10 months ago · 2 minute read

Solar panels can be a great investment opportunity for businesses. However, knowing where to begin can be challenging. That is why we put together the ultimate checklist for businesses that are considering solar.

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6 Steps to Determine If Solar Panels Are Really Worth It

10 months ago · 3 minute read

Cost management is a characteristic of healthy, successful companies. If you’re looking to reduce your business’ electricity costs, you may be considering the feasibility of installing solar panels. This blog examines several important areas that can help you make a more informed decision. 1.    Your Cost of Electricity An important factor in determining the viability […]

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Incentives for Generating Solar Energy

11 months ago · 2 minute read

If you own or are thinking about installing solar panels on your property, you may be able to earn hundreds of dollars through a Pennsylvania incentive program known as solar renewable energy certificates (SREC). Mixing Alternative Electricity Generation in Pennsylvania In 2004, Pennsylvania passed its Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) Act to increase alternative sources […]

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Can a 100-year Flood Happen Every Year?

12 months ago · 3 minute read

“When you have two 500-year floods within two years of each other, it’s pretty clear it’s not a 500-year flood.”   – Roy Cooper, North Carolina Governor The idea of back-to-back 100-year floods sounds strange to most people. A 100-year flood should only happen every 100 years, right? Not quite. The confusion comes from the […]

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