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Solar Energy Solutions Installs Multiple Solar Arrays for City of Valapariso

In this photo, Solar Energy Solutions’ Commercial Team Leader, Robert McCoy, is joined by the mayor and other individuals at the ribbon cutting ceremony on May 25th, held at City Hall in Valparaiso, Indiana. Solar Energy Solutions installed 422 kW of solar (779 panels) at five different locations, providing clean power and energy savings for the city. The mayor expressed his pride in the installations and spoke about the significant impact they will have on the community. These installations are expected to generate approximately 14,950 MWh of electricity over the guaranteed lifespan of the panels, which is 30 years.

USA’s Best Looking Solar Panels- Silfab Elite- Now on Rooftops

We are thrilled to be one of the first to install the new Silfab Elite PV modules. They are beautiful and American-made, making them a win-win for our customers.

Long Popular in Asia, Floating Solar Catches on in US

Floating solar is a new idea in the US – it could help municipalities with water reservoirs to produce affordable power and slow evaporation loss. 

Municipal Utility in Franklin County, KY, to Provide Solar Power Option to Rate Payers Through Community Solar Project

This Community Solar project will allow individuals, businesses, or organizations to buy or subscribe to a “share” of the community solar array. In this project phase, Solar Energy Solutions will install a grid-tied 187 kW ground-mounted solar array that will generate more than 235,000 kWh in the first year.

Span snags $96M to become a ​‘Swiss Army knife’ for electric homes

Span, a smart-electric-panel startup, is looking to expand their services to become the, “Swiss Army knife” of home electrification.

Tesla’s battery-storage sales are growing way faster than EV sales

“[Tesla] shipped 3.9 gigawatt-hours of battery packs in Q1, including its utility-scale Megapacks and home-storage Powerwalls. That’s a startling 360 percent jump compared to a year prior.”

Google’s latest climate plan? Skip grid backlog, mimic community solar

On Monday, Google and EDPR North America released a new approach to overcoming their challenges to going solar and, “what some are calling ‘synthetic’ community solar.”

This NASA tech might just spur a major grid battery breakthrough

EnerVenue, a company that manufactures batteries to store renewable energy, took nickel-hydrogen technology that was developed by NASA to store energy on the International Space Station and Hubble Telescope and modified it to be a better fit for the market. While much testing still needs to be done, EnerVenue plans to build a factory in Kentucky with construction scheduled to begin by the end of this year.

Maryland Can Build More Than 3,500 MW of energy storage by 2033: report

Synapse Energy Economics, for American Clean Power, released a report that states that Maryland could reduce emissions by 93% by 2033 with over 3,500 MW of energy stored, with 51% of that energy coming from solar.

US Energy Storage Needs National Standards and Regulations to Thrive Amid Clean Energy Transition: GAO

At the end of March, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that outlines a few of the challenges that come with energy storage, as well as a plan to boost availability and use.

What to Know If You’re Considering Solar Panels in Kentucky

Read as CNET breaks down the cost of solar panels, incentives/rebates, installation factors, and solar companies to consider.

IRS Provides Guidance on ‘Energy Community’ Bonus Credit in IRA

“The Department of Treasury has issued eligibility requirements for ‘energy communities’ seeking a 10% ITC or PTC adder via the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).”

Residential Solar Installers Share Their Best On-the-Job Tips

Solar Power World interviewed solar installers from Alaska to Maine and asked them for their favorite on-the-job tips and tricks.

Proof That Solar Panels Can Be Recycled

SolarCycle, a startup in Odessa, Texas, built a factory to test their process of recycling solar panels. Their goal is to recover 95% of the valuable material in the panels and do so at an industrial scale. Watch the video below to learn more about how the renewable energy industry is evolving.

Lexington Launches Program to Encourage Solar Power

WKYT visited our Lexington office this week to chat with our VP of Sales & Marketing, Jeff Nazarko, and one of our sales representatives, River Fuchs, to discuss Solarize Lexington. Solarize Lexington is a program dedicated to expanding access to solar power in and around Lexington.

Lexington Launches Program to Encourage Solar Power

The Lexington-Fayette County Government, with the Kentucky Solar Energy Society, have launched Solarize Lexington, a program that seeks to provide their local community with greater access to solar energy for their home, small business, or place of worship.

Bank Failures Won’t Affect Community Solar

“In the wake of Friday’s collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, some media coverage has focused on the threat it poses to the community-solar industry.”

There’s a Push Underway to Help More US Farms Save Big with Clean Energy.

Big changes potentially coming to REAP, the Rural Energy for America Program, to help broaden the program and reduce application barriers for smaller farms.

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Cloverleaf Office Building In Indianapolis Fighting Rising Energy Costs with Solar Generation and Battery Storage

Solar Energy Solutions recently finished installing a 131 KW rooftop solar system, projected to save Cloverleaf Park LLC 66% on electric utility costs and pay for itself in less than six years.

Firehouse 21 Lexington Solar Installation

Lexington Fire Station #21 Running On Sunshine

Projects like the Fire Station can help them to direct more of their budgets to saving lives and property away from utility expenses, which is a win for everyone.” Jeffrey Nazarko, vice president of sales & marketing at SES.

Installation On TARC building in Louisville

TARC Installing Large-Scale Solar Energy System at Headquarters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Transit Authority River City (TARC) plans to go green at its headquarters.
Solar Energy Solutions (SES) put a large solar energy system on TARC’s headquarters on West Broadway in …

Residential Roof Solar in Louisville with Sleek Skirting

Louisville Solar Program Building Momentum

“We intend to make going solar easy for residents and businesses and we do that by not only allowing people to band together to access a wholesale rate, but we also vet the solar installer,” said Sumedha Rao, Louisville Metro sustainability specialist.

Installation on residential home in Louisville for Solar Over Louisville

Louisville Metro Launches ‘Solar Over Louisville’ Campaign for Solar Panels.
“It’s currently a 12-19% discount that’s being offered through solar energy solutions,” Sumedha Rao, a Louisville Metro sustainability specialist, said. “The second thing that we do is that we get an installer so residents and businesses don’t have to go through that hassle themselves.”

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