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What Are Floatovoltaics?

A world that was once reliant on a finite supply of fossil fuels, is transitioning to a world powered by myriad sources of renewable energy. Solar energy systems have become one of the most widely [...]

May 26, 2021

Transparent Solar Panels

Solar irradiation is one of the most abundant and readily available sources of renewable energy we have available to us. The development of silicon-based solar panels allowing for the capture and [...]

March 25, 2021

The Future of the Grid: The Evolution of Energy in America

As we embrace a Federal Administration that is focused on grid modernization and the evolution of energy in America, we must start to imagine what the 21st century grid will look like. The [...]

March 11, 2021

Battery Storage: A Necessity for the Future of Solar

Solar array systems with energy storage have gained a significant amount of popularity in recent years. This is attributed to the decreasing price of batteries and the increasing number of grid [...]

February 25, 2021

Agrophotovoltaics: The Land-Use Solution

Large ground mounted solar farms are one of the most common and cost-effective methods of renewable energy production. Solar farms require large amounts of open land, and with solar development [...]

February 11, 2021

Earthships: Engineering Sustainable Architecture

Concerns about climate change and our environmental footprints are widespread and, as a result, more and more people are trying to think of ways to calculate, monitor, and reduce their [...]

January 22, 2021

Project Spotlight: Norton Shores, MI

NORTON SHORES, MI, January 8, 2020 — New Energy Equity, along with their development partner Chart House Energy, has completed a 326 kW-DC solar development project consisting of three separate [...]

January 11, 2021

Engineering the Solar Revolution: An Interview With New Energy Equity’s Rocky Shoemaker

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview my colleague, Rocky Shoemaker. Rocky has worked with New Energy Equity for the past six years and is currently a Senior Project Manager at the [...]

December 30, 2020

Virtual Conferences: Networking of The New Age

As we navigate life during a global pandemic, countless industries are hosting virtual networking events, and the solar industry is no exception. After attending a couple of his first virtual [...]

November 12, 2020

Election Day 2020: A Hopeful View For A Renewed Nation

On the eve of what is undoubtedly the most consequential election in at least three generations, I remain hopeful that the American people will choose a path of optimism and progress. That they [...]

November 02, 2020