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Net metering policies are changing, but value of solar still strong

One of the many perks that comes with going solar is earning credit on your electric bill for excess electricity you send back to the grid. This process is called net metering. Some states have laws in place to allow for net metering, with utility companies needing to credit excess solar electricity back to consumers […]

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February 8th, 2022 | By Christopher Butts

How Some Utility Companies Are Recognizing the Future of Batteries

Batteries are at the forefront of the residential solar industry’s expansion, and they have proven their capabilities as demand increases. That success has even been noticed by utility companies, who want to take advantage of this energy source for their grid needs. Homeowners with a solar + storage system could benefit from sending their stored […]

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February 1st, 2022 | By Alexus Morrison

Solar forecast: Leading new electricity generation in 2022

We’ve been shouting from the rooftops that we install on that solar power is having a moment. Due to the threat of climate change, the renewable energy sector is becoming more and more in vogue across the country, and our growth here at Pink Energy in recent years is certainly evidence of that. However, now […]

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January 13th, 2022 | By Christopher Butts

Stanford study: Renewables-Only World Very Feasible

Hope for an energy grid completely powered by renewable energy may seem unreachable, given our current heavy reliance on fossil-fueled sources and the fear that renewables wouldn’t generate energy consistently enough to ensure grid stability. But a new study from Stanford University indicates that such a world is far from far-fetched. Stanford’s researchers found that […]

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December 13th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

Susan Wind On Coal-Ash Study: “This Is Just The Beginning”

The health dangers stemming from coal ash exposure have become more widely known following coal ash spills in Tennessee in 2008 and in North Carolina in 2014. That’s why it should be concerning to hear about the findings of a new study funded by the National Science Foundation and Susan Wind, a former Mooresville, N.C., […]

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August 4th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

Joe Bellino standing in way of Michigan’s solar power growth

By Jayson Waller Pink Energy CEO Once again, the Michigan Legislature is debating a bill to remove the arbitrary caps on rooftop solar in the state after previous attempts over the past several years have stalled out. If this legislation does not pass, solar power installations on rooftops in the state will soon end, leaving […]

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June 21st, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

Federal solar tax credit extended for 2 years by Congress

Monday evening brought good news to the solar energy industry and to consumers interested in solar, with Congress voting to extend the solar investment tax credit (ITC) for two years as part of a $1.4 trillion federal spending package. That means that the ITC, which was scheduled to drop to 22 percent in 2021, will […]

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December 22nd, 2020 | By Roger Kuznia

Solar becoming major emphasis for top U.S. businesses

All across America, more and more people are finding the value in investing in renewable energy such as solar panels. The same can be said for businesses. They see investing in solar energy as an opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint. Whether it’s installing solar on rooftops, on parking canopies or at off-site ground-mounted installations, […]

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October 16th, 2020 | By David Price

What Amazon’s ambitious renewable energy goals mean for you

Amazon is the world’s largest retailer, so anything that it does can make someone stand up and take notice. The company’s new commercial that promotes its sustainability and renewable energy efforts sure caught Pink Energy’s eye. Watch the 30-second ad, and consider the impact Amazon is making as a leader in renewable energy and sustainability. […]

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August 3rd, 2020 | By David Price

Residential solar market has its best year ever in 2019

More proof that the U.S. solar industry keeps growing came Tuesday with news that solar accounted for 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the nation in 2019 – more than any other source. A record 2.8 gigawatts of the 13.3 gigawatts of solar installed in 2019 came in the residential market, according to […]

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March 19th, 2020 | By Roger Kuznia

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