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Farms going solar are a growing trend in Illinois. Knowledge of incentives and project financing is critical to helping farm owners maximize their savings.

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How Your School, Nonprofit, or Government Facility Can Go Solar with No Upfront Costs

Many organizations, institutions, and businesses lack the upfront capital for a solar project, but they want to reduce their energy costs and …

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What is a Solar Group Purchasing Program?

Going solar for your home has great benefits – from stimulating your local economy, to providing a cleaner environment to …

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Shine It Forward – How You, a Solar Homeowner, Can Inspire More Solar

As a solar homeowner, think back to the time when you were first researching the prospect of going solar.  No …

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Join Us – May 2020 Commercial Webinar Series!

We know that businesses, non-profits, churches, and governmental entities have been hit hard by COVID-19. As we all try to …

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Optimizing New Construction for Solar

Are you planning to build a new home, commercial office, our outbuilding? If so, it’s a great time to add …

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What are the Various Components Affecting an Individual Solar Project’s Cost?

“How much does solar cost?” It is a question we get all the time. The short answer is that it …

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5 Steps to Make Your House a Solar Power Home

So you’re ready to take the leap and make your house into a solar power home? Congratulations! Whether you’ve come …

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Missouri Solar Incentives

A woman walks into a solar store and asks, “What Missouri solar incentives are available for me?” The solar saleswoman …

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How many solar panels do I need?

Have you ever wondered how many solar panels you would need for? Well the answer is it depends on your …

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BCorp – Using Business as a Force for Good

  March is BCorp month. Being a B Corporation means we operate with a triple bottom line directive. While we …

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