Earth Day was created back in 1970 after a devastating oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. The original intent of Earth Day was to have a day set aside for the public to think and learn about the environment.
Energy bills can be confusing to read and understand. We created a quick guide to your energy bill, defining where your charges for electricity, demand and delivery come from. Our guide also explains how solar offsets each part of your bill.
Solar has been around for several decades, but many people still do not know whether their business is a good candidate for solar, or when they should consider investing. In our latest educational guide called “Determining When Solar Makes Sense for Your Business,” REC Solar shares lessons learned to help you pinpoint the best time to invest.
If you live in one of the 16 states plus Washington DC with a Renewable Portfolio Standard, then going solar may generate more than just clean energy—it can also generate cash from your utility through “SRECs.”
Yes, the world has Tesla and the Nissan Leaf, but those cars are only electric cars that run off batteries charged by the grid. But what if a car could drive 1800 miles on pure solar power? They already can.
With gigawatts of commercial and residential solar electric systems now online, solar is sprouting all over the U.S. This is a fantastic phenomenon – not only because record amounts of clean, solar energy are being used to power homes and businesses across the state, but also because the best solar marketers are happy solar customers.
REC Solar has now built more than 9,000 solar electric systems across the U.S. totaling 143 megawatts. Last year alone our company built more than 50 megawatts of solar in 15 states. These are impressive numbers, but might not mean much to those unfamiliar with solar’s terminology. What is a megawatt, anyway?