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Inovateus takes a stand at the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

By | June 27th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Rarely does a month go by when one or more of Inovateus’ 40-plus team members doesn’t attend an industry conference. These events range from premier corporate events such as Intersolar North America and Solar [...]

What is ‘carbon footprint,’ and what can you do to reduce it?

By | June 22nd, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Many of us are determined to live minimally, recycle everything that we can, and ditch processed food for healthier natural options. These are great habits to blend into your lifestyle, but have you given [...]

The higher education facilities manager’s guide to installing solar on campus

By | June 20th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

As we’ve noted in previous blog posts, a growing number of U.S. colleges and universities are going solar. Inovateus has experience working with facility managers installing solar at higher education institutions—including the current 13 [...]

Sparty goes solar: Michigan State University takes the initiative with solar carport project

By | June 15th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

In September 2015, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees approved the development of five solar carport locations to be constructed on parking lots in various locations on the MSU campus. Project construction began [...]

Is the pairing of solar and batteries the ultimate clean energy killer app?

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

While we remain bullish on solar, there’s another clean energy solution that’s starting to come on strong: energy storage. When solar and battery storage are paired together, even more of the sun’s energy can [...]

SB 309: The three tiers of net metering and what it means for Indiana residential solar

By | June 8th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Residents of Indiana need to be aware of a recently enacted piece of legislation that affects residential solar in our state: Senate Bill 309, which has been signed by Gov. Holcomb and goes into [...]

Moving beyond Paris: Plenty of reasons for optimism on the clean energy superhighway

By | June 6th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Like most Americans, we were disappointed when President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement to address climate change. The increasing threat of man-made climate change is a global [...]

Midwest Solar Expo 2017: The Future of Storage, Community Solar, and Networking Through Ping Pong

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

As we headed to Minneapolis for the Midwest Solar Expo and Smart Energy Symposium last week, we knew we were in for a great conference when our plane passed directly over two large ground-mount [...]

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Lugar Center for Renewable Energy forum focuses on the three E’s: energy, economics, and the environment

By | May 30th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

One of the more exciting Indiana events focused on clean energy, the 10th annual Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy Spring Forum, took place at the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus on [...]

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