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The Ultimate Solar Checklist for Businesses

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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?

1 year 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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9 Questions Your Prospective Solar Provider Should Ask You

1 year ago · 3 minute read

There are lots of blogs on the Web that list questions you should ask solar vendors, but not many about the questions they might ask you. When evaluating potential solar companies, you can gain a lot of insight into their experience and expertise by paying close attention to the questions they ask you. This blog […]

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SRBC Water Withdrawal Applications – UPDATE

1 year ago · 3 minute read

Recent enhancements to the Susquehanna River Basin Commission’s Consumptive Use Mitigation Policy may impact water usage for commercial users in central Pennsylvania. In its Resolution No. 2020-02, the Commission provides flexibility for facilities paying its water usage fee by enhancing the water-use mitigation practices in Consumptive Use Mitigation Policy 2020-01, which specifies consumptive use from […]

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5 Things You Should Consider Before Signing a Solar Contract

2 years ago · 3 minute read

Before signing any contract, it’s a good idea to be aware of things like jargon, acronyms, common practices, and assumptions. If you’re considering signing a solar contract, which may require a 15- to 20-year commitment, it’s important to be prepared. In this blog, we review some common features of a solar contract. By understanding these, […]

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How Much Will You Save?

2 years ago · 2 minute read

Calculating the Avoided Cost of a Solar Project An important factor in determining the viability of a solar project is the potential saving in electricity, the “avoided cost.” By generating your own electricity with solar, your utility avoids the cost of having to generate that electricity, which reduces your electricity bill. Using an electric bill […]

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Groundwater and the COVID-19 Virus

2 years ago · 2 minute read

As society continues to grapple with the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, health experts continue to strongly recommend that we practice social distancing, wash our hands carefully, and wear masks in public.  In addition, their guidance regarding tap water and groundwater is unchanged as far as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is concerned. According […]

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Solar FAQs For Commercial and Industrial Organizations

2 years ago · 3 minute read

Solar panels are increasingly popular. Businesses and non-profits of all sizes are discussing the merits of on-site solar projects. In this post, we cover a few of the most common questions and concerns regarding solar panel that organizations consider. How will solar benefit my company? Often, the first question organizations ask, when considering a solar-energy […]

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