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Thank you for visiting our solar power blog! We truly appreciate your support of solar energy and our hope is that you'll find value and inspiration in the following articles. Our solar blog is where we share news – both local and national – related to the world of solar energy, useful information about alternative energy, and even fun tips and trivia. For example, did you know that the White House, the Eiffel Tower, and Dubai's Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world) are all powered by the sun?

This is also where you can also stay up-to-date on Sullivan Solar Power's commitment to help make the communities we serve a better place. As proponents of clean, environmentally-friendly energy, we understand that the well-being of every living thing on the planet is dependent on the actions we choose to take every day. Some of our past projects have included a pet food drive, participation in global climate walkouts, and a student scholarship program for second and third-generation immigrants.

So whether you're a long-time customer of Sullivan Solar Power or would simply like to know more about clean energy, this is the best solar blog to answer all of your questions. Solar panels have continued to increase in popularity with every passing decade since they were invented over 60 years ago, so why not learn more about what makes them a great choice? We'll be here to support you every step of the way in your journey toward a more sustainable future.

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Bringing Solar Manufacturing to America

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Sullivan Solar Power
China currently dominates the solar manufacturing industry. U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is looking to change this by introducing the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act.
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Is it Better to Buy or Lease Solar Panels? A Guide to Solar System Financing.

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Sullivan Solar Power
Is it better to buy or rent solar panels? It's one of the most common questions homeowners have when researching solar energy, but the answer isn't so straightforward. There are several ways to finance a new solar panel system, each offering its own distinct advantages and disadvantages. The best way to maximize your investment is to explore all your options and weigh them against your individual needs.
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How Solar Canals Could Save Billions of Gallons of Water in California

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Sullivan Solar Power
Approximately 27 million California residents depend on the canal system for clean water. As the changing climate affects snowfall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, conserving water will become even more important. According to the study, covering the aqueducts with solar panels would prevent the loss of up to 65 billion gallons of water each year.
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Standalone Energy Storage Incentive expands on ITC Bill

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Sullivan Solar Power
On March 9th, the “Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act” was introduced in both the House of Representatives and in the Senate. Sponsors believe that if passed, this bill would build on the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (which was also recently extended earlier in 2021) by creating a stand-alone investment tax credit for energy storage technologies for utilities, businesses, and homes.
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Net Energy Metering Changes For Solar Installations [NEM 3.0]

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Kennedy Herbst
NEM 3.0, is currently being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), with contributions from utility companies, the solar industry, and utility ratepayer advocates. This successor program, NEM 3.0, and the CPUC’s decisions could result in ramifications for solar industries, or individuals who want to install solar on their homes.
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