Tag: Renewable Energy

9
Jun

Power to the People: Solar’s Grassroots Movement Re-energizes!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Days after the U.S. announced it would slowly withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a growing bipartisan group of 1,200+ American companies, governors, mayors, and university presidents, as well as the Climate Alliance, stepped up to vow their support for the accord. At the same time, Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic organization said that it will donate $15

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11
May

Fact or Fiction: Debunking the Top 5 Solar Myths

Ever since one of the first solar-powered residences in the U.S. sprang to life in 1973 (thanks to the University of Delaware), misperceptions about solar have persisted. So in the next 850 words, we’ll attempt to do what 40+ years of U.S. solar history has not – fill the information gap with brilliant solar facts! Solar Myth #1: Solar Power

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28
Apr

Spreading Sunshine: Are Solar Referral Programs Worth Your Time?

Have you ever asked your friends or family to recommend a great physician in the area? How about scanning Yelp! for that hidden gem of a restaurant? Chances are, you have. Why? Because 74% of consumers identify word-of-mouth as a key influencer in their purchasing decision, according to Ogilvy/Google/TNS. And 92% of consumers trust referrals from people they know, according

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21
Apr

How “Green” Is Solar Power, Really?

When it comes to solar power, it’s all about the “green.” As a full-service solar company, Crius Solar has spoken with thousands of potential solar energy adopters and overwhelmingly they want to either 1) save money ($-green) or 2) decrease their impact on the planet (eco-green). So, as Earth Day approaches, it seems like the right time to once and

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3
Feb

TICK, TOCK: Why Now Is The Best Time To Go Solar

Can you believe it’s February already? Now that the New Year’s Eve confetti has settled, those who resolved to take control of their home’s energy costs in 2017 have some big decisions to make. Namely, is now the right time to take the solar plunge, or should you continue to wait and see? Of course we’re biased at Crius Solar

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26
Jan

How Smart Is Your Home?

From a customizable, voice-activated virtual assistant to a garbage can with technology that will give you a personal grocery list based on what you throw out – technology is booming – and it’s no wonder we’re learning how to unleash the ultimate in comfort and convenience around our homes. While “smart” may be the adjective you only use to describe

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3
Oct

Low Oil and Gas Prices Can’t Compete With Solar Energy

Traditional energy prices may be low, but solar energy is taking over! In yet another record-breaking year, the solar industry in the United States installed 7,286 megawatts (MW) of solar generation capacity in 2015, and the outlook for 2016 remains bright. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the U.S solar market is set to grow a staggering 119 percent

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