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Empowering Students with Solar Schools

Sunsense Solar is a member of Amicus Solar Cooperative, a group of PV integrators and EPCs who work together to lower costs, improve operational efficiencies and share best practices. Over the next few months we will be featuring stories on various topics that include perspectives from some of our ...

Sunsense Spotlight: Doni Nicoll, Designer and Logistics Extraordinaire!

To start off our new Sunsense Spotlight blog series, I decided to highlight our residential solar PV designer/logistics specialist/all ’round nice guy, Doni Nicoll.

Then & Now: Sunsense’s 25th Anniversary!

It may be hard to believe, but this past weekend Sunsense Solar celebrated its 25th Anniversary! Going solar has gained a lot of popularity and momentum in recent years, and solar is a rapidly growing industry. However, the technology has been around for decades–as has Sunsense.

Sunnyside Ranch Community Solar Array Ribbon Cutting

Last Friday, May 15th, some of the Sunsense team attended the ribbon cutting for the Sunnyside Ranch Community Solar Array. Sunsense Solar designed and installed this 1.8 megawatt photovoltaic system for Clean Energy Collective (CEC)–a company that specializes in community based clean-energy fac...

Nepal Earthquake: Solar and Disaster Relief

On Saturday April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and caused widespread devastation. Since then, the death toll has been rising as aftershocks and disease start to ravage the inaccessible countryside and the capital region of Kathmandu.

Earth Day 2015: Volunteering and Ribbon Cutting

Eagle County hosted an Earth Day event this week and invited Sunsense Solar to educate county staff about the advantages of solar for your home. Cristian Basso, an Eagle County based representative for Sunsense Solar, was on hand to answer questions.

Green Mission: Pope Francis and his Environmental Encyclical

With Easter coming up this Sunday, it is important to note the strides the current Pope is taking towards helping acknowledge and reverse Climate Change. Currently, Pope Francis is writing an Encyclical—a papal document sent to all Catholic Bishops—which will reportedly say not only that Climat...

Solar and the Free Market: Competition in the Energy Industry

For over 100 years, the United States’ Electric Grid has remained virtually unchanged. However, recently this monopoly has come across its first real competition: The Solar Industry—and many utility companies are not pleased. Net Metering poses some challenges for utility companies. Net metering...

Drink Sustainably: The Brewing Industry’s Commitment to Fighting Climate Change

As St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaches, many people are probably getting ready for some serious beer consumption. But while the general public is thinking about drinking beer, some breweries are focusing on battling climate change.

Technology + Activism: How Solar Benefits Women in Developing Nations

Due to social and cultural norms, 21st Century women around the world still face challenges everyday simply because they were born with female bodies. Thankfully, some truly wonderful organizations have found ways to take solar technology and use it to actively improve the lives of women in developi...