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How Solar Helps With Hurricanes

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Hurricane season is never a Floridian’s favorite time of the year, and recent damage from Irma and Maria are reminders of the power that nature can bring to our doorsteps. Despite many residents having generators to help when electricity was unavailable, others in the state found alternative ways to deal with the aftermath. Read More

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A Boost In Solar From a Surprising Source

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

For a long time solar power has been touted as a consumer energy source. It’s primarily been designed for use on private residences and some businesses, and in recent years is starting to be implemented by larger corporations and universities. Soon all of that will change, with a new application of this renewable energy that could create more opportunity for every Read More

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Pushing The Boundaries of Traditional Solar

Posted on Oct 14, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

When you say the words “solar power” what is the first image that comes to mind? Many times, we think of solar energy as a system that incorporates panels on the rooftop of a luxurious home, and we assume this type of power is far beyond our budget. However, did you know that at Fun in the Sun we offer a Read More

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Live In Tampa Bay – Get Ready For Solar

Posted on Oct 02, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

The spread of solar energy across the nation has been unprecedented, with news outlets reporting that this renewable energy source is growing faster than other traditional types of energy. Not only is that great news for the health of our planet and our economy, but it can help to make the lives of residents across the nation that much easier and more sustainable.Read More

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Solar Gets Moving With New Vehicles On The Horizon

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Anyone who’s done the research will tell you that the implementation of solar energy is gaining traction quickly. What was once an idea for people living off the grid has now turned into a huge industry for our country and is set to surpass other energy sources in the coming decades. While installing solar power systems on Read More

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What Is A Solar Co-Op?

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

If you’ve ever shopped at a locally owned grocery store there’s a chance that it was actually a co-op, a group of people who came together to utilize their skills to make a profit and serve their community. The idea of a co-op is usually a well received thought, and if you’re a Florida resident, you may have heard this word in the context of solar energy.Read More

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Florida Steers Toward Solar In a Big Way

Posted on Sep 10, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

If you keep up with the news as a Florida resident, you may be aware that a huge utility company has been planning to invest a great deal of money into building a nuclear power facility. That is, until recently. In a surprising turn of events, Duke Energy Florida has stopped work on the nuclear side of things and is instead shifting their $6 billion budget toward so Read More

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Using Solar When There is No Sun

Posted on Sep 02, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Depending on what part of the country you live in, last month’s eclipse might have made a big dent in your solar energy plans. Although the event of totality itself only lasted a few minutes at most, the decreased amount of energy coming from the sun potentially affected your ability to harness its power for at least a few hours. Read More

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Googles New Solar Tool – Project Sunroof

Posted on Aug 01, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

When it comes time for us to research our own household projects, many people have a tendency to want to do their own legwork before calling in the professionals. We all know what can happen: we call someone to come out for a quote or inquire on their website, only to be the recipient of emails and phone calls that make us the target of their new marketing campaign. Read More

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Is Solar Growing as Fast as We Think

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 by Fun in the Sun

Industry experts are always touting solar as the next big thing and often make claims that it will be bigger than all other forms of energy, quite possibly within our lifetime. While this data is often proven, sceptics wonder just how accurate this information can be. We don’t see solar panels everywhere we go, so exactly how fast is solar energy growing? Read More

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