December 13, 2018
2019 Deadline Approaching! Energy costs for the agriculture industry keep rising and more companies are turning to solar energy to reduce those expenses. For companies that choose solar, the payback can be in as few as 3 years. Some companies choose to pay cash or use loans through their local bank or Farm Credit to finance their project.
December 10, 2018
One of the myths of solar is that it doesn’t work in cold climates. In fact, solar panels are more efficient -- produce more energy with the same amount of sunlight -- in colder climates, such as Colorado and New Jersey, two leading states for solar installations. The downside of winter is that there are fewer hours of daylight, so there are fewer hours of solar production. And then there’s the occasional snowstorm...
November 1st, 2018
Learn how solar+storage works, who is a good candidate for it, how much it will cost, and more in this free resource.
October 16th, 2018
We had so many amazing submissions for our Megawatts comic book sequel contest! All the submissions had compelling characters and really great storylines about renewable energy, so it was a really tough decision to pick only one for our next comic book. But we are excited to announce our official winner!
June 22nd, 2018
You loved our first solar energy comic book about the MegaWatts - a team of superheroes that bands together to defeat global warming! Now we want to know, what happens next? Submit your ideas and we will choose one story to be made into a special comic books sequel!
May 1, 2018
How much your business saves over the 25 to 30 year lifetime of a typical commercial solar system depends on many factors, including how you finance it, federal and local incentives, your utility rate, and the amount of sunshine available on your commercial rooftop.
April 19th, 2018
Replacing fossil fuels with renewables is vital for the health of our environment, the people in our communities, and our economy. Our free comic book illustrates the power of renewable energy in a way that kids and adults alike can enjoy!
January 30th, 2018
Water utilities and wastewater treatment facilities can benefit greatly from solar energy, either with self-generation or power purchase agreements (PPAs).
January 22nd, 2018
The solar industry is built on the backs of driven, innovative and passionate people who won’t let every tariff dip or policy change distract us from our mission to help businesses save money by going solar.
January 16th, 2018
REC Solar is thrilled to announce the winner of our 2017 Sustainability Scholarship, Will Snyder of Cal Poly. If you would like to read Will’s winning essay addressing the prompt “The Value of Sustainability”, follow the link in the post. Congratulations to Will and all of the scholarship applicants.
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