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Residential solar costs went up nearly $1,000 on average thanks to the Trump tariff

Residential solar costs went up nearly $1,000 on average thanks to the Trump tariff

October 1, 2018 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Immediately following the U.S. International Trade Commission’s finding of injury to American solar panel manufacturers in late September 2017, EnergySage saw the cost of residential solar spike on its marketplace. Though prices have since restarted their decline, they are decreasing at a slower rate than before. The result is thatRead More

Solar Power International Action Plan: What to see at the largest solar trade show in the country

Solar Power International Action Plan: What to see at the largest solar trade show in the country

September 20, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Wondering what to see, where to stop and what’s new at the largest solar industry trade show in the United States? To help you figure that out, pick a statement that fits what you need and see where it leads. Think of it as a Choose Your Own Adventure story.Read More

New York solar installer expands into California after 2020 mandate news

New York solar installer expands into California after 2020 mandate news

June 22, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

YSG Solar, a New York-based solar system design and installation company is expanding into the California market this June with a new office in San Francisco. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to expand our company from the East to West Coast,” said David Magid, founder of YSG Solar. “ThisRead More

Using national brands to strengthen the sales of long-tail solar installers

Using national brands to strengthen the sales of long-tail solar installers

June 7, 2018 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Manufacturer installer programs can be a win-win for both sides — a symbiotic relationship — in which solar installers deliver quality systems and strengthen their place in their markets, and manufacturers ensure their products and brand names are installed far and wide and synonymous with the best installers in theRead More

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San Diego’s Baker Electric Solar expands services to include smart home, storage, more

May 3, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Baker Electric Solar, San Diego’s market leader in solar and energy storage, has broadened its portfolio of offerings to include smart home solutions and advanced heating and air systems and is rebranding to reflect its new mission. The new name, Baker Electric Home Energy, and new logo and website launchedRead More

Residential solar buying trends: Quality matters, storage interest increases

Residential solar buying trends: Quality matters, storage interest increases

April 9, 2018 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

At Bloomberg’s Future of Energy Summit in New York, EnergySage released its latest semiannual Solar Marketplace Intel Report. EnergySage’s report is based on millions of transaction-level data points generated within its Solar Marketplace, and serves as one of the country’s foremost leading indicators of the future of residential solar shopping.Read More

Install of new Quick Mount PV QRail rooftop racking system.

Strength in numbers: How solar installers can build business through third-party programs

March 26, 2018 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

As the story goes, solar system costs came down, which drove up demand. But this story is a bit too simplistic because the price drop and demand rise allowed the solar market to mature. In those years where module, mounting and inverter manufacturers drove down costs, quality increased, better salesRead More

Price Points: How much will tariffs increase the costs of residential solar?

Price Points: How much will tariffs increase the costs of residential solar?

March 12, 2018 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Now that the #TrumpTariffs are in place, we know that utility-scale solar will take a hit. GTM Research is expecting an 11 percent decrease in U.S. solar PV installations over the next five years — 7.6 GW reduction from pre-tariff expectations, 65 percent of which is in utility-scale. But optimismRead More

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SolarSkin Design Studio gives homeowners control of solar panel graphic design

March 8, 2018 at 9:07 am Comments are Disabled

Homeowners care about curb appeal, and sometimes a solar system clashes with their aesthetics. To remedy this, there are all-black panels and BIPV solar shingles, but there is still room for visual innovation. Sistine Solar was the first to come out with a camouflaged solution in SolarSkin, which matches the actual look ofRead More

Solar Builder Special Reports

Solar Builder Special Reports

October 5, 2017 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

For solar installation topics that require more room than will fit in a regular print magazines, we turn them into Solar Builder Special Reports. All of the downloadable Solar Builder Special Reports below were produced in partnership with industry sponsors. If you have an idea for a Solar Builder Special Report, let usRead More