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Solar in Ohio

Posted on: August 18th, 2021

Ohio residents are buying residential solar faster than ever before. Solar energy is already being embraced in the state of Ohio, and these numbers are only projected to increase. Ohio has committed to producing 12.5% of its electricity through renewable resources by 2027. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), solar in Ohio as…

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Solar in Kentucky

Posted on: August 18th, 2021

Kentuckians are embracing residential solar like never before. Solar energy is getting more and more popular in the state of Kentucky. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), solar in Kentucky as of 2021:  Solar installed: 61.2 MW Number of Installations: 2,770  Enough solar installed to power: 6,241 homes Solar jobs: 1,249 Solar companies…

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Solar in Indiana

Posted on: August 18th, 2021

Hoosiers are embracing solar energy more than ever. Solar energy is already being embraced in the state of Indiana, and these numbers are only projected to increase. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), solar in Indiana as of 2021:  Solar installed: 939.1 MW Number of Installations: 4,742 National ranking: 20th (down from 32nd…

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Easy Guide to Understanding Residential Solar

Posted on: August 2nd, 2021

Residential Solar Intro Purchasing and installing a solar array can be intimidating. It is a significant investment made in a complex electrical system. However, understanding the benefits both from the community and individual perspectives can be made easier by understanding the solar industry lingo. Defining the common terminology used in regards to solar panels and…

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Energy Storage Means Energy Independence

Posted on: July 29th, 2021

Battery Storage for your Home Energy storage has long been considered the key to a stable grid powered by renewables and is rapidly increasing in popularity. Specifically, residential battery storage has seen skyrocketing demand, as it offers many benefits to solar homeowners. Regardless of their region, energy needs, or system size, solar for the home…

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Cincinnati’s Energy Equity Investment

Posted on: June 24th, 2021

Cincinnati is Building the Country’s Largest Municipally Led Solar Array As the price benefits and affordability of solar are becoming more well known, more and more individuals and organizations have begun utilizing solar. Knowing these benefits, the City of Cincinnati is embarking on a project that will become the largest municipally led solar array in…

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Hidden Benefits of Solar

Posted on: June 16th, 2021

There Are More Benefits To Solar Than Most People Realize Solar panel installation has become more and more widespread throughout the United States. In 2019, there were more than 2 million residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar installations. By 2024, it is projected that 2.5% of all US homes will have solar installed. As solar installation…

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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 as…

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Solar Energy’s Environmental Impact

Posted on: December 23rd, 2020

Global climate change and its negative impacts that occur as a result of non-renewable energy sources pose risks that all humans are now facing. Oftentimes it seems that people defer speaking on the topic and ignore the consistent contributions all of us humans make to the decline of the environment. Metaphors sometimes make it easier…

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