Why You Should Oversize Your Solar Array

Why You Should Oversize Your Solar Array

It may seem counterintuitive to buy more solar than you need; particularly when one of the main benefits of switching to solar energy is centered around saving money. But as odd as it sounds, oversizing your solar array is the best investment. An oversized array will...

Xcel Energy’s Solar*Rewards Program: 2023 FAQ

Xcel Energy’s Solar*Rewards Program: 2023 FAQ

Xcel Energy's Solar Rewards Program: 2023  Xcel Energy’s Solar*Rewards program is back for its fifth year, offering residential customers who add solar panels to their homes money back on the energy their solar systems generate. Despite the program's success and...

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...

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...

How is Solar Energy Harnessed to Create Electrical Energy?

How is Solar Energy Harnessed to Create Electrical Energy?

Solar Energy Systems in homes are not only lowering Minnesota’s carbon footprint, they are lowering energy bills – something we could all use, given today’s energy prices! It’s hardly surprising so many people are opting for Home Solar Energy Systems – the 2022...

Earth Day 2022: Cedar Creek Energy’s Dedication to Renewable Energy

Earth Day 2022: Cedar Creek Energy’s Dedication to Renewable Energy

It’s that time of year again when we gather to celebrate our planet on Earth Day! This year’s theme of ‘Invest in Our Planet’ highlights the power of governments, businesses, and individuals to bring about transformational change in the fight for our planet and our...

Save Money by Going Green

Save Money by Going Green

If you’re reading this article, chances are you are concerned about climate change, and you would like to find a way to help. But, let’s face it, we all have bills to pay. In this current climate, many of us are struggling simply to make ends meet – and going green...