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Solar Policy for Everyone

Posted on: April 12th, 2021

The world is in the midst of an energy revolution. Growing concerns over climate change have accelerated a transition to natural fuel sources over the past few decades, and there’s no turning back now. Countries around the globe have set Net Zero Goals for the near future, with some countries introducing policies that will completely…

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Solar Energy’s Community Impact

Posted on: January 21st, 2021

Solar energy is a renewable resource that has the potential to power our Earth in a way that minimizes damage to our environment. In the last blog from Solar is Freedom, we discussed the overall negative environmental impact that fossil fuel energy has on the planet. We learned about the potential of solar energy IF…

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Solar Energy’s Environmental Impact

Posted on: December 23rd, 2020

Climate change, Global warming, and the negative impact non-renewable energy sources have are all some of the most urgent issues that we as humans all share as a race. Oftentimes it seems that people defer speaking on the topic, and the consistent contributions all of us humans make to the decline of our plants’ environment.…

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Why Go Solar NOW

Posted on: September 24th, 2019

Over the past ten years, the cost of solar (in present value) has fallen 81%. It should come as no surprise that during that period, the capacity of solar power has increased 26x over 2009 levels. Hundreds of homeowners and business owners in Columbus, Cincinnati and the tristate area have taken control of their energy…

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Why Does Your Electric Bill Get More Expensive?

Posted on: September 10th, 2019

Have you ever opened your electricity bill and wondered, “why is this so much higher than last month?” I’m here to answer that question. There are four main contributors to the bills you receive. Fuels, Infrastructure (power plants, transmission lines, etc.), Weather Conditions, and Regulations. In some parts of the country, your bill can also…

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A Simple Solar Comparison: Milk

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

What would you say if I told you that you could buy milk at today’s market price for the next 20 years, and then you would receive free milk for 5 years after that? Assuming you don’t plan on taking up a new fad diet that restricts you from drinking milk, you’re almost certainly going…

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One Commonly Asked Question about Solar

Posted on: August 13th, 2019

Question: “If I get solar, will I need batteries to make it work?” The answer to this question is No. Systems installed in the Midwest, very rarely have or need to have batteries. The reason why you do not need a battery is that we are putting the energy directly back into the grid at…

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Solar Panel Installation Guide

Posted on: July 23rd, 2019

More than one million residential solar arrays have been installed across the United States, and many more homeowners have begun to consider solar energy for their home. If you are considering installing solar on your roof, you probably have some questions regarding what takes place when your solar company comes out to install your brand-new…

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Three Things You Have to Know When Purchasing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted on: July 9th, 2019

If you are considering purchasing solar for your home and have started your research, you probably have found that there is no shortage of brands out there. How do you evaluate these companies? What separates a good panel from a bad panel? What would best for you in your specific situation? My goal is to…

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How Solar Shields Your Roof

Posted on: June 26th, 2019

Solar is still relatively new in Ohio, and because of this people are unsure how it will affect their property. Questions like “Is it safe on my roof?” and “Will it cause roofing issues?” are heard in places where solar is still emerging. Although the Ohio solar market is growing and solar awareness increases every…

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