Empowerment through Politics: Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Fight for Sustainability

As we all know, due to special interest groups, our current Congress is not exactly keen on passing green bills—despite the fact that the majority of Americans clearly support renewable energy and other sustainable initiatives. This is why one trail blazing non-profit, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, i...

The State of Solar: Solar Policies in Florida, Vermont, and Colorado

Within the last few years, many states in the country have stepped up their commitment to supporting solar through incentives, mandates, and energy goals. However, each state has taken their own unique approach to incorporating solar into their agendas. Here are some examples of how differently thre...

Shining Light on the Financial Side of Going Solar

With solar becoming an increasingly popular energy alternative, more Americans may be asking themselves is going solar a good financial choice for me? In short, YES, going solar is a worthwhile and feasible investment for many reasons!

Microgrids: A Solar Solution to National Security Threats

Cyber hackers try to attack American infrastructure systems- such as our energy grid-on a consistent basis. The potential outcome could be problematic if not devastating. Some even refer a successful take down of our grid as a “Cyber Pearl Harbor”.

Solar and the Investment Tax Credit

Over the past few months, Coloradans-and Americans in general-have been inundated with political advertisements that finally culminated with midterm elections. No matter your political affiliation, it is obvious that the legislators we elect into office and the policies they create impact us all.

Commercial Solar Storage

By far, one of the most noticeable new products offered at this year’s Solar Power International was the plethora of Commercial Storage options. Solar Storage is a relatively new hybrid of both grid tie and battery based systems. Historically, the Solar Industry started with off-grid, battery-base...

Winter is Coming: How to Prepare your Solar PV System for the Winter.

This week we saw the first snowfall of the year on top of Mount Sopris. And with the chill in the air, one thing is abundantly clear: winter is coming.

Join the Race to Educate Students about Solar Energy

As Fall approaches and the kids get used to being back in school, there are more opportunities than ever to learn about renewable energy in a classroom setting. Students in Carbondale, as well as across the country, now have access to an incredible program called Solar Rollers.

Top 5 Solar Gadgets: Solar Powered Tweeting and More!

There are many ways to introduce solar into your life. From a photovoltaic array to a solar powered charger for your phone, harnessing the sun’s power and relying on renewable energy is a positive change for both you and the larger community.

Sunsense Listed as a 2014 Top Solar Contractor

Solar Power World released the much anticipated 2014 Top Solar Contractors list this week and we are proud to report that, for the third year running, Sunsense Solar made the grade.