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Archive for December 2018

Duquesne Light power rate increase another reason to consider solar

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All electricity customers deal with rate increases imposed by their utility provider on a routine basis. Come Saturday, count Duquesne Light customers among those who will see their cost for power rising. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission recently approved a plan that will see the average residential Duquesne Light customer’s bill rise by 4.44 percent,…

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POWERHOME Solar’s 2019 plan distilled down to one word? Growth!

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On Wednesday, we reviewed the many accomplishments that POWERHOME Solar enjoyed in 2018. From the opening of two new markets to forming high-profile partnerships to doing great things in the communities we serve, it was a year in which the company has so much to be proud. But guess what? We’re forecasting even more excitement…

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What a year! POWERHOME Solar reflects on 2018’s accomplishments

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2018 was a year of significant growth and achievement for POWERHOME Solar, and when we stopped to think about everything, the list of accomplishments got to be quite long. For starters, we grew from 210 employees to over 600, are primed to set a new revenue record, moved into two new states, formed partnerships with four…

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Referring others to POWERHOME = $250 bonus for you

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We at POWERHOME Solar talk often about building a movement of clean, green energy one solar panel at a time. And sometimes the best way to build that movement is through word of mouth. We love it when our customers refer us to their friends and family. There’s no better way for potential customers to…

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Where are solar panels best placed on my roof?

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Solar panel technology has come a long way in recent years, as the cost for solar has decreased more than 70 percent since 2010, according to data from the Solar Energy Industries Association. However, despite the cheaper cost, one thing remains constant — solar panels work best when placed on the side of your home…

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Mission possible: How you can donate to the Harrison Strong Project

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It is amazing what a calling can do for one’s life. It is even more amazing when that calling aligns with support to help reach your goals. Kendall and Josh Mull of Lincolnton, N.C., felt that calling to help others following the passing of their infant son Harrison in November 2017. Born with Hypoxic Ischemic…

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Solar industry expected to more than double in size by 2023

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It’s a question that many think about when charting their career path: Where do you want to be in five years? For the solar industry, it’s already projected where it’s going to be in 2023. The Solar Energy Industries Association released its 2018 third-quarter report, and it projects photovoltatic capacity to more than double over…

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Solar panels and snow, and what you can do to keep them clean

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In POWERHOME Solar’s northernmost markets in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, snow is a fact of life in winter. But Mother Nature’s big white blanket is not the best thing for solar production, as snow cover on your panels can prevent your array from producing energy. What are customers to do in these cases? There are…

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