Community Solar: Harnessing the Power of Unity for Sustainable Energy

Community solar, also known as solar gardens or shared solar, is a collective solar energy project designed to bring renewable power to multiple participants who cannot install solar panels on their own properties. Instead of relying on individual rooftop solar installations, community solar projects pool resources and use a larger, off-site solar array to generate electricity. The produced energy is then distributed to the participants, who subscribe to a portion of the solar output based on their energy needs. The ...

Solar Windows – another view of the Clear Future

Solar panels have traditionally been installed on roofs, whether it’s a home or business. As solar technology continues to develop, unique and cutting-edge designs are emerging. One such technology is the idea of a solar window. A solar window consists of clear glass or plastic, sometimes flexible, typically installed in high-rise buildings. They generate electricity like traditional panels but over a clear, see-through surface. This technology allows for solar to be installed in even more unique places. Imagine if your ...

Embracing Harmony: Pollinator-Friendly Grass on Solar Farms

As the world faces the growing challenges of climate change and the depletion of natural resources, the quest for renewable energy has intensified. Solar energy, in particular, has emerged as a promising and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional fossil fuels. With the rapid expansion of solar farms worldwide, there is an opportunity to create a more sustainable coexistence between renewable energy production and biodiversity conservation. One innovative approach gaining momentum is the implementation of pollinator-friendly grass on solar farms. This ...

Common Solar Power Myths: Debunking Misconceptions About Solar Energy

Solar power has gained popularity as a clean, renewable energy source over the past few decades. However, along with its growing acceptance, several myths and misconceptions have emerged, hindering the widespread adoption of this eco-friendly technology. This article aims to debunk some of the most common solar power myths and shed light on the truth behind them. Myth 1: Solar panels are only effective in sunny regions. Reality: While it's true that solar panels generate more electricity in direct sunlight, ...

Creative Vegetation Management with Sheep

Maintaining the site vegetation is part of a regular operation for PV Solar Asset Managers with large ground mounts. Typical management includes grass cutting and weed abatement. Using landscapers and grassmowers to maintain the site has been industry standard. However, a new creative green solution for controlling the vegetation on site is using sheep. The sheep graze on grass and weeds across the entire site. They require little oversight and management. They require no gas or electricity to power. And they are competitively ...