Solar Industry News

Celebrating Earth Day 2023: A Year in Review of Solar Energy Progress 

March 27, 2023

Well, Earth day is coming up and there’s plenty to think about when it comes to generating clean energy. The solar power industry reached new milestones in 2022, including new legislation and solar installations reaching an all-time high. But even more exciting developments are on the horizon.

Despite hurdles that solar energy faced this past year — including

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Join Us @ Automotive Forum New York, April 4, 2023

March 22, 2023
Ryan Ferrero, the National Director of Auto Industry Electrification for Freedom Solar Power, will be presenting at the Automotive Forum on April 4, 2023 in New York. Hosted by J.D. Power, NADA and the New York International Auto Show, the Automotive Forum will discuss how current industry and economic conditions will shape the future of the automotive market.
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Celebrating Solar Appreciation Day 

March 6, 2023

Solar Appreciation Day is a holiday that falls on March 11. Some might think it’s a day to give the sun a general round of applause (it’s already a star), but it’s much more than that!

On this day, people worldwide celebrate the benefits of solar energy, its technological advancements and increased awareness of the importance of sustainability. 


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Celebrating Solar Power on Presidents’ Day

February 17, 2023

Solar is one of the most viable renewable energy sources. And as more and more people realize this, they’re investing in solar more widely. 

But what’s the government got to do with it?

With Presidents’ Day around the corner, we’ll highlight some presidents who’ve made strides for renewable energy, as well as the government’s role in creating policies and

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Anniversary of the 2021 Texas Freeze: What’s Legislation Got to Do With It? 

February 15, 2023

Two weeks and three days. 

That’s how long the effects of the 2021 Texas Freeze lasted. And this week marks the second anniversary.

Winter Storm Uri put Texas in a chokehold, debilitating the state with temperatures as low as 6 degrees Fahrenheit. Due to abnormally cold conditions, many parts of the state saw power outages from the grid’s inability to

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North Carolina’s Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions

September 26, 2022

In keeping with several other states, North Carolina is showing a clear commitment to clean energy, sustainability and equitable income. 

In early 2022, Governor Roy Cooper signed several executive orders (EOs) geared toward making the state more environmentally friendly. These included EO 246, which set goals for achieving net-zero emissions in North Carolina over the coming decades.

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Your Vote Is Your Voice in the PEC Board of Directors Election

May 18, 2022

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC), the largest member-owned electrical co-op in the country, has revised its net-metering policy. This raises the cost of utility bills for its members with solar energy and discourages homeowners from adopting solar. With demand for electricity continuing to grow and the aging electrical grid undergoing increased strain, PEC should prioritize higher solar adoption for its members

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Colorado Springs Gets Its First Solar Co-Op

April 28, 2022

Colorado Springs recently got its first solar co-op, making it the 10th total in the state.

Solar United Neighbors, a nonprofit that advocates for energy rights and educates residents on solar power, set up the co-op. Its creation comes after an increasing number of Colorado Springs residents have chosen to install solar panels. The city sees more than 1,000

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