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Music converged with solar at Terrapin Crossroads’ celebration with the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Solar friends, if you’re as much of a Grateful Dead fan as I am, you might be familiar with Terrapin Crossroads, a music venue and restaurant in San Rafael, California, that’s owned and operated [...]

Panelists discuss corporate renewables purchasing, Michigan’s growing solar sector at MEIBC annual meeting

By | May 11th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

About a month ago, Liesl Clark, president of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (MEIBC), reached out to see if I would like to be a panelist at the group’s 5th annual member meeting in East [...]

Three ways that utilities can finance large-scale solar plants

By | May 9th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

As we noted in our previous blog about things that utility managers new to solar should know, utilities typically finance solar via direct ownership, power purchase agreements (PPAs), leases and loans. For the purposes [...]

Inovateus marks publication of ‘Building A Brilliant Tomorrow’ with book-signing event

By | May 4th, 2017|Blog|

Writing a book can be a daunting challenge, especially for someone like me who’s not a professional author. When I first had the idea of doing a book about the solar and clean energy [...]

Five things utility managers should know about going solar for the first time

By | May 2nd, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

There’s a large and growing amount of information out there for consumers and businesses interested in going solar, but what about the U.S. utility customer looking at taking the solar plunge? Although hundreds of [...]

Inovateus Solar joins the South Bend Green Ribbon Commission

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

The South Bend Green Ribbon Commission was launched in 2009 by then-Mayor Steve Luecke with the goal of bringing residents together to actively engage in environmental issues by enacting green initiatives in the city. [...]

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How rich are residential solar adopters, really, plus more insights from two recent research reports

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Last week Inovateus came across two new studies that we think will be valuable information for our residential solar partners. Here are the highlights, but we encourage you to read the full reports. The [...]

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Earth Day 2017: Raising awareness, taking action and planting trees

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

Earth Day 2017 takes place this Saturday, April 22, and the timing seems more pertinent than ever. How will you contribute? This year’s Earth Day campaign focuses on environmental and climate literacy. By working [...]

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Photo blog: Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kokomo Solar 1 shows national and Hoosier commitment to clean solar power

By | April 18th, 2017|Blog, Inovateus Insights|

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrate both endings and beginnings. In terms of endings, our April 12 ribbon cutting marked the commissioning of Kokomo Solar 1, one of the largest solar arrays in Indiana. Perhaps more importantly, [...]

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