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The Impact of the Coronavirus on the Renewable Energy Industry

The beginning of 2020 has been uncertain for many industries and has changed the world in many ways. During the pandemic, pollution and carbon emissions declined, leaving the environment cleaner than years past. These declines have created a demand for renewable energy. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), countries are taking measures that are […]

What is ION Earth?

ION Earth is ION Solar’s charitable arm that gives back to its communities by donating premium solar panels to families and organizations. For every two megawatts (mW) worth of energy installed, ION Solar installs a complete system that’s been donated to a family in need. With the help of solar energy, these families can save […]

Building Your Green Home

The time to build your green, energy efficient, and sustainable home is now. The world’s Eco-friendly technology is rapidly changing and new ways to incorporate this technology into your home are surfacing every day. What is a Green Home? There are many environmentally friendly ways to create a green home and it is widely open […]

Breakthroughs in Solar Technology

In 1954, the first solar photovoltaic device was introduced. It was the first of its kind to provide enough energy electricity to actually be used. By 1958, solar cells were used in small-scale applications. By 1970, the interest in solar cells increased due to the energy crisis. People wanted solar cells to produce electricity in […]

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 […]


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