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Why Go Solar?

Reduce Your Electricity Bills One of the biggest draws to going solar is saving money on electricity bills. Whether its summer AC or winter heat, electricity costs can make up the larger portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar-powered system, you will be able to offset your production and save money! Even if your […]

Solar Powered 4th of July

With 4th of July comes barbecues, swimming, hiking/camping and enjoying a colorful firework show. We celebrate with family, friends and the sun! Solar power can improve your 4th of July festivities in the best possible ways: Barbecue Are you heading to the beach or nearby lake to lounge in the sun and enjoy some delicious […]

Solar Energy Explained in Fewer than 140 Words

Each particle of sunlight (called a photon) that reaches the Earth contains energy that fuels our planet. Solar power is harnessed and converted to usable energy using photovoltaics. Photovoltaics is the technology used to convert sunlight to electricity. Solar PV devices are made of small cells connected together and made out of semiconducting materials. These […]

Solar Panels: FAQs

How do solar panels actually work? Solar panels are made up of small photovoltaic cells connected together and made out of semiconducting materials. The cells are small, but when combined together in solar arrays, they become very efficient. The sunshine on the cells creates electricity. Click here to read more about photovoltaic cells and how […]

Stay Cool This Summer While Lowering Your Energy Costs

Summertime is right around the corner, which can mean higher energy costs. With warm weather we blast the air conditioning, have more beach towels to wash… and re-wash, and may also have kids at home on their electronics. Luckily, we can be prepared for this summer weather with a few easy tricks! Be Smart with […]

Renewable Energy Power World

Renewable energy is the fastest growing energy source globally. According to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, renewables made up more than 17 percent of net U.S. electricity generation in 2018. Solar generation is projected to climb from 11 percent of total U.S. renewable generation in 2017 to 48 percent by 2050, making it […]

Rooftop Solar’s Impact on Climate Change

Carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions have increased dramatically the past few decades and the threat of climate change is continuing to grow. Climate change can be fought both individually and collectively. While it may seem like an overwhelming task, residential solar plays a huge role in creating a cleaner and safer environment. Solar energy […]

How Much Energy Does a Solar Panel Produce?

Solar panels are a great way to create energy without drawing upon harmful resources like fuel, coal, oil or gas. It is important to understand how much energy each panel produces, so that you can power your entire home with sustainable and renewable energy. During the solar process, our team will gather the last twelve […]

United States Solar Projects

Solar power is rapidly growing. There are several larger-scale solar projects around the country that are transforming the solar industry and leading the way to a sustainable and renewable energy powered world! Here are a few United States-based solar projects that deserve attention: New York A New York solar energy company completed a 7.2-MW Denmark […]

Press Release: ION Solar Donates over 300,000 Meals to Feeding America

PROVO, UT — MAY 1, 2020 — ION Solar donates over 300,000 meals to Feeding America to help with the current economic crisis. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, ION Solar employees and customers quickly came together to commit to giving back to the community and helping those in need. For every customer who purchased […]

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