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This is where you’ll find more about what we’re doing, where we’re going, and what we’re talking about. We hope you’ll check back often–and join the conversation . . . 

  • Idaho Green Fest 2014

    Why SolarCascade? Well, we could go on all day—how we quote fairly, only use quality parts, take pride in our workmanship, and all around enjoy what we do. Of course, there’s a slight possibility we’ll come off as biased. That’s why we like to share stories from those who have experienced our work firsthand. They’re people, just like you, who

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  • On the road to something better

    No doubt you’ve seen the rather cheeky ad for Cadillac’s electric hybrid . . . Handsome ride, that. Then there’s Ford’s parody . . . In case you’re unfamiliar, that’s Pashon Murray in the last video–she’s the founder of Detroit Dirt, ‘a compost company working to turn forgotten parcels of land in Detroit into urban farms.’ Awesome, no? Of course, this would

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  • Solar power works in America

    Actually, solar power works pretty much anywhere, but this video specifically highlights the fight against solar by utility companies. We’re no strangers to the controversy. Not that long ago Idaho Power was trying to kill net metering. Thankfully, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) put a stop to those shenanigans. Of course, we at SolarCascade are not against the utilities–we do

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  • Westward-Ho!

    No doubt you’ve heard it: solar panels must be installed on a south facing roof.  So, if your south facing roof is not conducive to solar panels, you’re out of luck—right? Not so fast. Thanks to improved technologies, the most you will lose from an east -west facing roof is 20%. In other words, if you’re looking to get to

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  • Einstein’s hand in solar

    Yeah, solar energy makes us happy, too. Happy Birthday to Albert Einstein! Who would have guessed that a little baby boy, born March 14, 1879, would grow up to accomplish so much. Just think of the way he opened our eyes to space and time, molecules, and movement. Then, of course, there’s his theory of relativity (E=mc2 , anyone?)—redefining physics, he

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