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REAP Grants for Agriculture Solar Projects

December 13, 2018
2019 Deadline Approaching! Energy costs for the agriculture industry keep rising and more companies are turning to solar energy to reduce those expenses.  For companies that choose solar, the payback can be in as few as 3 years. Some companies choose to pay cash or use loans through their local bank or Farm Credit to finance their project.
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What to do With Snow on Solar Panels

December 10, 2018
One of the myths of solar is that it doesn’t work in cold climates. In fact, solar panels are more efficient -- produce more energy with the same amount of sunlight -- in colder climates, such as Colorado and New Jersey, two leading states for solar installations. The downside of winter is that there are fewer hours of daylight, so there are fewer hours of solar production. And then there’s the occasional snowstorm...
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Announcing the Winner of our Solar Energy Comic Book Contest!

October 16th, 2018
We had so many amazing submissions for our Megawatts comic book sequel contest! All the submissions had compelling characters and really great storylines about renewable energy, so it was a really tough decision to pick only one for our next comic book. But we are excited to announce our official winner!
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Evaluating Commercial Solar ROI, Payback, IRR, and NPV

May 1, 2018
How much your business saves over the 25 to 30 year lifetime of a typical commercial solar system depends on many factors, including how you finance it, federal and local incentives, your utility rate, and the amount of sunshine available on your commercial rooftop.
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A Note of Thanks from REC Solar to Cal Poly

January 24th, 2018
On behalf of everyone at REC Solar, we want to thank Cal Poly for partnering with REC Solar on their 4.5MW AC solar project. We are excited to take part in your ribbon-cutting celebration today.
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