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39 Uses of Solar Energy

January 19, 2023

Our sun is the source of all life on Earth, making solar energy useful to us in many different ways. 

The sun creates two main types of energy — light and heat — that we can harness for numerous activities. These range from prompting photosynthesis in plants to creating electricity with photovoltaic (PV) cells to heating water and food. 

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Solar Parking Structure Helps TGS Reach Its Sustainability Goals

January 10, 2023

Who’d think a parking structure and solar panels could go so far in meeting green initiatives? Well, that’s exactly what oil and gas company TGS adopted to help reach its objectives.

Determination, a Parking Structure and Solar Power

Houston-based TGS provides energy data and intelligence to customers worldwide. In 2021, the company set an ambitious goal to be net zero

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Buying a House With Solar Panels Already Installed

January 4, 2023

Buying a home isn’t just one of the largest investments you can make in your life. It also ensures a fundamental lifestyle change — especially if you’re moving out of state with family. 

And while homeownership might seem like a hefty task to take on, it’s incredibly rewarding and gives you greater freedom to control how you live. One area

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Solar Panels: The Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving

December 8, 2022

Are you sick of trying to figure out what to get your in-laws this holiday season? Are you worried the new toy your child is dreaming about getting for Christmas will just break by New Year’s Day? 

Now, we’re not necessarily suggesting forgoing traditional holiday gifts altogether, but one present rises above the rest when it comes to durability, eco-friendliness

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3 Surprising Stats on How North Carolina Feels About Solar

December 7, 2022
The Freedom Solar team recently surveyed consumer sentiments of those that have chosen or are considering solar energy solutions in North Carolina. After talking to over 300 Raleigh and Charlotte homeowners across a wide range of ages and incomes, we uncovered some surprising yet exciting stats that solar may be an even better fit for locals than they think.
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Southeastern Food Bank “Lights Up” with New Solar Panels Donated by Freedom Solar Power

November 16, 2022

Freedom Solar’s Gift of Renewable Energy Enables Southeastern Food Bank to Feed More Hungry Families in Central Florida During the Season of Giving

Christmas came early this year as Freedom Solar gifted a complimentary installation of a $113,000 solar array at the Winter Garden, Florida, headquarters of Southeastern Food Bank. Freedom’s donation will help offset the food bank’s

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Adding Charlotte to the Family, Freedom Solar Power Expands into its Second North Carolina Market

November 15, 2022
Buzzing with anticipation, Freedom Solar is happy to plant its roots deep in the Hornets’ Nest bringing over 15 years of experience, installing 157 cumulative megawatts – the highest of any Master Dealer of SunPower technology – and partnering for a sustainable future with 15,000 customers to date. Charlotte is Freedom Solar’s second market in NC, adding to a total of eleven in the country, with big plans for the coming years as solar energy adoption continues to grow.
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North Carolina Residents Under New Battery Storage Policies for Green Initiatives

October 27, 2022

People have long known that solar power betters the environment and public health. But it also benefits the economy.

The North Carolina and U.S. governments are now turning to renewable sources to address an increasing demand for energy. However, supply chain interruptions, economic strain and lack of technicians are hurdles to clean energy distribution. 

Let’s explore what this

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A New Solar Company Coming to The Old North State

October 21, 2022

The first and only certified SunPower Master Dealer in North Carolina with operations beginning in the Triangle region then expanding to Charlotte. 

Freedom Solar’s solar panels are now under North Carolina’s authentic Carolina blue sky. The company is taking its hard working “cowboy” spirit into the Tarheel state, expanding operations to the greater Triangle region, including Raleigh, Durham and Chapel

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Freedom Solar on “ViewPoint with Dennis Quaid”

October 18, 2022
Freedom Solar was recently featured on the educational docuseries “Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid” as leaders in alternative energy. In this video, Freedom Solar’s CEO Bret Biggart, investor Paul Hobby, and real-life customers discuss the many benefits of powering one’s home with solar panels, with the most surprising benefit being that it makes financial sense.
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