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Solar Within Reach 2021 Updates

Solar Within Reach 2021 Updates

The Energy Trust of Oregon has announced updates to Solar Within Reach, a solar incentive program for income-eligible Oregon residents. Discount rates and income eligibility standards have been updated and are reflected in the chart below. Solar Within Reach provides...

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Is Your Roof Too Shaded For Solar Panels?

Is Your Roof Too Shaded For Solar Panels?

When thinking about installing solar panels, one of the most important things to consider is roof shading.  Shading can have a huge impact on the energy production of your solar panels. That’s why it’s so important to know how much your roof is shaded and how it will...

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Can An HOA Prevent Solar Panel Installation?

Can An HOA Prevent Solar Panel Installation?

Many Oregon homeowners are excited and ready to install solar panels until they ask themselves one question: Can my HOA prevent me from installing solar panels? While Homeowners Associations are a good tool to maintain property values and ensure a nice looking...

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What Are Bifacial Solar Panels

What Are Bifacial Solar Panels

One of the latest developments in solar technology is bifacial solar panels. These solar panels can absorb light on both the front and back faces of the panels. This increases the efficiency of the solar panels, but it’s not the best solution for each situation. What...

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How Solar Panels Help Fight Drought

How Solar Panels Help Fight Drought

As the summer months approach, most of the western US and other parts of the nation are in drought conditions. This is especially true across the American South and West, where record low rainfall has contributed to major drought concerns. And in Oregon, nearly the...

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Oregon Announces New Solar+Storage Incentive

Oregon Announces New Solar+Storage Incentive

The Oregon Department of Energy has allocated $10 million for a new Solar+Storage Rebate Program. The new Oregon solar incentive will promote solar energy and battery storage, as well as provide greater solar access for low- and moderate-income households.How Much Is...

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Green Ridge Solar Announces New Office

Green Ridge Solar Announces New Office

Green Ridge Solar is excited to announce we are building a new office. The new office will be located in Sherwood, Oregon, and share space with Butterfield Testing. While building has not yet begun, the location of our new office is set. We will remain grounded in the...

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How Wineries And Vineyards Benefit From Solar Energy

How Wineries And Vineyards Benefit From Solar Energy

Oregon is one of the top wine producers in the US. Vineyards and wineries stretch all along the state, from the Willamette and Applegate valleys in the west and south, to the Walla Walla and Snake River valleys in the north and east. As wine culture (viticulture)...

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Will Solar Incentives Rise Under Biden?

Will Solar Incentives Rise Under Biden?

As 2021 forges ahead and the new Biden administration makes moves, many potential solar homeowners are asking: Will solar incentives increase under the Biden administration? It’s an important question to ask. Solar prices are the lowest they’ve ever been, but solar...

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