USA Olympic Triathlete Gwen Jorgensen Goes Solar with Freedom Solar
If you’re not familiar with Gwen Jorgensen, she’s a USA Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist, mother of two and an advocate for the environment and sustainability. Freedom Solar had the pleasure of helping Gwen transition her Louisville, Colorado home to solar energy this past summer. We sat down with Gwen
Time to Prepare for Texas Blackouts? Black Out Big Energy Instead
In February 2021, Texas made national news for the prolonged power blackout residents faced. The need for power during the extreme weather was too much for the state’s power grid to handle, and many were left without heat or electricity for days. Without the support of the traditional utility companies or elected officials (Gov. Greg Abbott incorrectly blamed renewable energy
Tesla Powerwall: How Does It Work?
With advancements in solar technology moving at light speed, it’s no wonder people are trying to get their hands on the latest innovations. And the Tesla Powerwall is one of them.
The Tesla Powerwall is a rechargeable home battery. Tesla built it to maximize your home’s green power use while also giving you greater energy independence. This
Texas’ Clean Energy Industries Face Threats During 2023 Legislative Session
Colorado’s Now Home to the World’s Largest Solar-Powered Steel Plant
With a goal of lowering emissions in the carbon-intensive steel industry, Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel turned to solar power. Evraz North America owns the plant, located in Pueblo, Colorado.
The giant steel company was able to begin building the world’s largest solar-powered steel plant tucked right in the heart of the Rockies. To do this, Evraz North
39 Uses of Solar Energy
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.
What Do Texas Solar Customers Want from the Legislature This Year? Nothing.
Tio Kleberg, 7th Generation King Ranch Patriarch, Says Solar Is The Future
Solar Parking Structure Helps TGS Reach Its Sustainability Goals
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
Buying a House With Solar Panels Already Installed
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
New Solar Panel Technology Doesn’t Require Sunlight to Generate Energy
In 1876, Richard Evans Day and William Grylls Adams discovered that selenium produces electricity when exposed to light. Their solar cell failed to produce much energy, but they at least proved that creating solar energy was possible.
Since then, solar panel technology has come a long way!
Here we’ll explore a new innovation with solar panel technology: solar panels
How Much Energy Do Christmas Lights Use?
The holidays are here, and you might be one to go all-out with a delightful display of Christmas lights lining the walkway, the trees, the windows and even the roof of your home. Some people even opt for animated inflatables, decorated shrubbery, music, projections and more.
But if you’re planning on setting up a full Clark Griswold show of
Solar Panels: The Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving
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
3 Surprising Stats on How North Carolina Feels About Solar
Solar Kept People Safe During Hurricane Season in 2022
By Bret Biggart
Hurricane season 2022 officially ends this week. This year saw 14 storms big enough to be named, and two hurricanes that reached at least Category 3 status.
The most infamous was probably Hurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm that slammed into Florida in late September. The storm knocked out power for
Texas Needs All Options to Fight Energy Inflation
Southeastern Food Bank “Lights Up” with New Solar Panels Donated by Freedom Solar Power
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
Adding Charlotte to the Family, Freedom Solar Power Expands into its Second North Carolina Market
The New Solar Boom Turns Homeowners into Power Generators — What Does That Mean for Texas?
North Carolina Residents Under New Battery Storage Policies for Green Initiatives
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
This Year, Solar Is on the Ballot in Texas
A New Solar Company Coming to The Old North State
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