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Remembering Our Dear friend and colleague Patrick Criss-Harvey

Remembering Patrick Criss-Harvey

Today, we are remembering our dear friend and colleague Patrick Criss-Harvey. On November 9th, 2022, Partick was involved in a fatal car accident, and his loss will forever leave a hole in our hearts. If…

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Getting HOA Approval to Install Solar on Your Home

Just as HOAs can be good (no neighbors with junk cars in their yards or overgrown weeds), they can also be a huge pain. Unfortunately, for some homeowners, this pain included the restriction against installing…

What Does the Inflation Reduction Act do for Clean Energy?

Many people want to make their homes and businesses more environmentally friendly, and often the only thing stopping them is the expense. But now, with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, there are more…

PSA: Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and Other Solar News

After almost a year and a half of debates, on August 7th, the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The act is known as H.R.5376 – Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and…

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Cyberattacks on Utility Companies are Rising: How Having a Microgrid Provides Resiliency

If someone launched a cyberattack on the utility company supplying your power, how would that impact your business? Cyberattacks against utilities occur more often than you might think. And they’re growing in complexity. Investing in…

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The Top Five Benefits of Solar for Commercial Buildings

The benefits of solar for commercial/industrial buildings are numerous. But the price tag of the initial investment may create tunnel vision, preventing a clear view of the long-term ROI. Let’s broaden the field of vision…

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Whole House Generator vs. Solar Battery Backup System

The United States experiences more power outages than any other developed country. The estimates vary regarding how many households are affected annually due to these outages, but let’s say it’s a lot. And given our…

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Fire Season and Rolling Blackouts are Nearly Upon Us – Why Having a Solar Backup Battery Matters

When it comes to powering your home, a consistent power source is a necessity – whether you’re receiving it from the grid, a solar system, or both. Blackouts caused by extreme weather or public safety…

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Want to understand the solar panel basics. DC Solar Electric uses solar panels that are made up of photovoltaic (PV) cells that convert sunlight into direct current (DC) power. Find out what happens next and learn how solar works.

Get helpful knowledge from our videos featuring our experts who have over 35 years in the construction and solar industry. Some of the topics include the top things to consider, as well as the importance of a solar storage system and more.

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Want to understand the solar panel basics. DC Solar Electric uses solar panels that are made up of photovoltaic (PV) cells that convert sunlight into direct current (DC) power. Find out what happens next and learn how solar works.

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