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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Students Gear Up for the American Solar Challenge

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 by Ryan

Students across the country are getting ready to spend 8 days travelling the country in a solar car that’s taken months to design. The annual American Solar Challenge starts at the end of this month, and showcases the amazing talent of collegiate teams across the country. Dating back almost three decades, the Innovators Educational Foundation has created solar events to promote the benefits and Read More

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Solar Get Its Kicks on Route 66

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 by Ryan

A while back you may have seen sponsored videos on Facebook talking about installing solar panels into America’s roadways. What seemed like a far fetched dream has now become a reality, thanks to the Missouri Department of Transportation, and the ingenuity of Julie and Scott Brusaw. Back in 2010, the Brusaw’s started going public with their ideas to repave roads in the US with their solar tile Read More

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Going Off the Grid Just Got Harder in Florida

Posted on Jun 12, 2016 by Ryan

If you live in Florida, you might want to do extra research before installing solar panels to your home. It turns out that even if a homeowner becomes completely self-sufficient and can generate their own power, they are still legally required to connect to their local utility company. The investment to convert to solar energy is a large one; many people spend tens of thousands of dollars insta Read More

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What’s the Big Deal on Amendment 1

Posted on Jun 05, 2016 by Ryan

If you’re a registered voter in the state of Florida, there’s an important constitutional amendment on the ballot this November. You’ve probably heard about Amendment 1 and know that it has to do with solar energy. What you don’t know is that even if you aren’t a solar user yourself, this amendment will help protect your friends and neighbors when they do choose to make the switch to sol Read More

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