Tag: solar


IKEA Adds 1.26 MW to Future Virginia Store

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Jan 2019

IKEA Adds 1.26 MW to Future Virginia Store

IKEA just announced that they will be adding 1.26 MW of solar on their future store in Norfolk, Virginia. “The 331,000-square-foot IKEA Norfolk store will be built on 19 acres on the northwestern corner of Interstate 64 and...

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Solar Hot Water

06

Jun 2018

Solar Hot Water

The Solar Generation Family is pleased to announce that we are in the solar-powered water heating business. Old fashioned oil-fired boilers or conventional electric water heaters are very inefficient thermally (and so environmentally damaging). There is a better...

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Pole Mount SOLARgeneration

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Jul 2017

The Bottom Line: You Get What You Pay For

In today’s society, we are constantly trying to buy items at the lowest rate in which we can get them. We look for the cheaper groceries, cheaper gas for our car, cheaper products overall. The lowest rate out...

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Cost of Solar Energy in the Hudson Valley

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Jul 2017

Cost of Solar Energy in the Hudson Valley

In New York, the cost of solar energy has dropped significantly over the last few years. This makes going solar more affordable for homeowners. Here at SOLARgeneration, the steps to go solar often depend on your current electricity...

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Aldi Goes Solar!

07

Jul 2017

Aldi Goes Solar!

In today’s news … Aldi Supermarket has gone SOLAR! They have put 85,000 solar panels on their distribution centers and more than 275 stores throughout the UK. They are hoping to save 8,100 tonnes of CO2 along the...

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How a Solar Array Works

30

Jun 2017

How a Solar Array Works

Curious how solar arrays work? This diagram shows you exactly that. Initially, the solar panels absorb the sun’s rays, which is then sent to the inverter. The inverter then converts the sunlight to electricity (DC-AC power). During the...

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Energy Independence: The First Step

21

Jun 2017

Energy Independence: The First Step

  Energy independence has become more and more appealing to a lot of customers trying to transition away from their utility companies. A lot of customers have the desire to be off the grid completely, which can certainly...

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Passive Solar Heating: Far From New

09

Jun 2017

Passive Solar Heating: Far From New

The Greeks were the first ones to use solar energy, somewhere around two thousand years ago.  They built their homes so that in the winter the sun’s rays would beam in, but not in the summer. Entire cities...

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