A Poultry Farm Energy Investigation: Where Does All Your Energy Go?

A Poultry Farm Energy Investigation: Where Does All Your Energy Go? Determine Your Energy Usage. Compare With Your Neighbor’s Farm. If your poultry farm is like most of them, energy is your second biggest expense, behind only the mortgage on the property. So if you’re serious about wanting to cut costs to boost profits, you [...]

What Is Peak Shaving?

Q: What Is Peak Shaving? A: Cutting Your Costs During the Time Periods You Use the Most Energy Once someone moves out of their parents’ basement, they soon discover the urge to save money on their energy bill. This urge leads people to take action, which includes everything from energy efficiency improvements to solar power [...]

How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?

How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?  Find Your Answer in 8 Simple Steps! How many solar panels do you need to provide the energy to support your home and family? It’s a big question because it directly affects the cost of your new solar energy system. Even though prices for solar panels have plummeted [...]

How the Green Power Providers (GPP) Program Offsets Your Utility Bill

For Solar Installations in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Territory How would you like to be paid to produce electricity? Do you live within this zone? You might qualify for the GPP program! That’s what the Green Power Providers program makes possible if you get your power from one of the TVA’s participating local [...]

3 Options for Installing a New Solar Energy System

3 Options for Installing a New Solar Energy System Compare the Pros and Cons of Each Option So you’re ready to install new solar panels. You understand the huge savings you’ll reap in the long run because of power bill savings and tax incentives. You love the idea of energy independence and inflation-proof electricity [...]

Should I Install My Own Solar Panels?

Should I Install My Own Solar Panels? No: Solar Panels are Not a Phone App Everyone loves saving money. And especially in America, there’s also a certain pride in the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to fixing and improving things in your life. Especially mechanical things. It’s the guy who can change his own oil verses the [...]

Solar Panel Hurricane Countdown: Are Yours Secure?

Solar Panel Hurricane Countdown: Are Yours Secure? 4 Ways a Big Storm Can Impact Your Solar Panels (And… The surprising truth many existing solar consumers don’t know about power outages and solar panels, and how you can watch TV while your neighbors sit in the dark) Hurricane Matthew recently barreled through the Southeastern United States [...]

How Much Power Does My Farm Equipment Use?

How Much Power Does My Farm Equipment Use? And How Much Solar Power Would It Take to Supply It? What kinds of tools and power systems do you use on your farm? Some of those systems run on gas, such as tractors and generators. But most of them use conventional power where something plugs in [...]

Georgia State Senator Touts Tax Incentives for Solar Energy

Georgia State Senator Touts Tax Incentives for Solar Energy A Partial List of Solar Energy Tax Incentives Now Available (But watch out! One BIG one starts to expire in just three years) State senator Jack Hill recently sent a message to his district introducing the currently available solar tax and rebate incentives. Hill says: “Georgia [...]