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Affordable Solar for All: Solstice’s Approach to Democratizing Clean Energy Access, Explained.

When Solstice Co-Founder & CEO Steph Speirs first decided that she wanted to bring affordable solar to every American household, she was halfway around the world. She had been working with local communities to expand solar access in off-grid rural communities in India, and one day she realized that the households that she talked to…

Your Guide to Energy Savings: Ten Easy, Effective Steps You Can Take to Live More Sustainably

Signs of America’s support for sustainability and energy efficiency are everywhere, from our overwhelming approval for solar development to our rapid adoption of energy-saving LED light bulbs. What actions can you take today, though, to make your home more energy-efficient and sustainable? And what are the more effective home modifications for the truly committed? Sometimes…

Community Solar Brings You Savings Without the Hidden Charges. Here’s How.

What if you could sign up for solar energy without paying any extra costs? With community solar, now you can—and it’s much easier than you’d think. Millions of Americans can’t afford the upfront costs of a rooftop solar array, and thousands of others have been disappointed by the pricing schemes of third-party energy providers (or ESCOs). After…

8 Benefits of Solar Energy

Solar energy is already providing many unique benefits to our energy systems, and there is ample evidence that given the right conditions, it can revolutionize the system for the better. We focus most of our attention on community solar and its benefits, but solar energy exists in many forms and it’s worth taking the time…