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  • Friday Field Notes 020719

    Idaho weather can be quite the prankster. We’ve enjoyed unseasonably warm weather this winter; but just as Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring, it snows. Of course, winter bluster brings out the solar naysayers. If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: solar works splendidly in frigid temps (you may recall it got its start in space).

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  • Friday Field Notes 020119

    Do you recall the dawn of 2017? So many feared the renewable energy industry was doomed, all because of the forty-fifth president of the United States. Perhaps we should not be quite so quick to judge. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, solar PV installer is expected to be the fasted growing occupation by 2026 (with wind turbine technician

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  • Friday Field Notes 012519

    Look at us, taking a year off. Just kidding; we did nothing of the sort. Twenty-eighteen simply found us in the middle of a myriad of projects and the blog took a backseat. But due to popular demand, we’re back! After all, we missed you. And we missed sharing a few of the things happenings in the field of solar.

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  • Friday Field Notes 120817

    It’s December; before we know it, 2017 will boast its own ghost of Christmas Past. Needless to say, there are many out there already looking toward the New Year . . . including London-based development company, Crown Agents. Their recently released report titled The Solar Revolution predicts 2018 will be “the global tipping point for solar power . . .

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  • Friday Field Notes 120117

    According to a new report from Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), when it comes to K-12 schools in the United States, solar power is passing with flying colors. Specifically, there are currently 5,489 schools (elementary through high school) being powered by solar. You can read the entire report–and learn more infographic style–via The Solar Foundation. Seeing how there’s been a lot of crummy

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