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Why Manufacturing and Distribution Companies Should Consider Solar

Why Manufacturing and Distribution Companies Should Consider Solar

Why Should You Consider Solar for Your Manufacturing and Distribution Companies? Ready to have your mind blown? According to EIA estimations, a 10,000 square-foot manufacturing facility consumes roughly the same electricity, per year, as 80 homes! Utility bills are...

Minnesota Wants More Solar and Less Fossil Fuels From its Businesses 

Minnesota Wants More Solar and Less Fossil Fuels From its Businesses 

The Results Are In: We Want Clean Energy! A new poll released by Clean Energy in Minnesota found 62% of survey respondents from across the political spectrum want to see a move towards solar power and away from fossil fuels. The message is clear – consumers want to...

How To Heat Your Home for Less

How To Heat Your Home for Less

Would it surprise Minnesotans to learn that there are not one, but two ways to harness solar power to lower your energy bills (and your impact on the planet)? Active solar, involves capturing the sun through solar panels (something you may notice we mention rather a...

How Solar Can Help You Achieve Corporate Sustainability Goals 

How Solar Can Help You Achieve Corporate Sustainability Goals 

Businesses switching to solar is not a fad – huge companies like IKEA, Target, and Walmart are embracing solar power across their global and national branches. Next time you’re at one of its 68 Minnesota stores, remember that in 2019, Walmart added more solar power...

Inflation Reduction Act 2022: Benefits for Businesses

Inflation Reduction Act 2022: Benefits for Businesses

Among many other climate-positive initiatives, the Inflation Reduction Act's (IRA) new Investment Tax Credit is game-changing for Minnesotan businesses who may be considering a solar power installation or a string of solar projects over the coming years. In the words...

Inflation Reduction Act 2022: Benefits For Homeowners

Inflation Reduction Act 2022: Benefits For Homeowners

Solar Tax Credit, Energy Efficient Home Improvement, and more! This is the second post in a 3-part blog series breaking down what you need to know about the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). In today’s post, we’ll discuss the new and renewed incentives with the IRA....

Solar Panel Financing Guide

Solar Panel Financing Guide

Residential solar financing can be confusing! With all the talk of loans, rebates, and tax credits floating around, it may be hard to know which way to turn. Ultimately, the way you choose to pay for your solar panel system in Minnesota will depend on a mix of...

Community Solar Garden FAQ

Community Solar Garden FAQ

Community Solar Gardens (CSGs) are sweeping Minnesota – if you don’t believe us, just check out this map created by Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs). Through Xcel Energy's Solar*Rewards Community program alone, US. Solar has over 100 Megawatts of Solar Gardens in...

Is Your Roof Solar Ready?

Is Your Roof Solar Ready?

When you think about installing residential solar power systems in Minnesota you need to consider whether your home is solar-ready from the outset – particularly when it comes to the roof! As any reputable solar panel installation company can tell you, factors like...

Can You Go Solar If You Live in a Homeowners Association?

Can You Go Solar If You Live in a Homeowners Association?

If you’re among the estimated one in four Minnesotan homeowners who lives in a homeowners association (HOA), you may be wondering whether your HOA could stop you from building a solar power system for your home. You may have heard stories of HOAs prohibiting...