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Winter power outages? POWERHOME’s battery solution can help with that

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In our northern markets that deal with wintry weather, it’s not hard to find recent stories where thousands of power customers have been without electricity for a time. Any of you living in Michigan, Ohio and western Pennsylvania know exactly what we’re talking about. And for those who work at home or just want to…

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Renewable energy making inroads, but you can help accelerate the change

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POWERHOME Solar knows it’s on the front lines of spearheading a movement toward clean, renewable energy. There is still much work to do, considering a recent report produced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows that new renewable energy capacity placed in service in 2018 was dwarfed by new natural gas generation by a near…

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GUEST BLOG: Solar at schools to change the way we power communities

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From time to time, POWERHOME Solar likes to open the floor to guest bloggers as a way of showcasing the public’s interest in solar. Today, we are grateful to welcome into this space Jeanie Wilson, a science teacher for sixth- and eighth-grade students at A2 STEAM, a project-based learning school in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Through…

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Survey of Michiganders showcases strong support for solar energy

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As a leader in the solar energy industry, POWERHOME Solar knows that attitudes toward renewable energy are changing for the better all the time. We see that validation with the number of people who decide to go solar with help from our company, but it’s also really heartening to see just how much people favor…

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Newest POWERHOME Solar commercial showcases value in renewable energy

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While much of the U.S. tuned in to watch football on Sunday, POWERHOME Solar further introduced itself in its six-state footprint by airing commercials in a number of its markets leading up to the Big Game. Our sponsorship of four NFL teams has given us additional visibility in the marketplace, and fans of the Carolina Panthers,…

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DTE to address power line hazards following woman’s electrocution death

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The Michigan Public Service Commission recently approved a plan from DTE Energy that will have the utility bolstering its emergency storm response and funding public education efforts regarding the hazards of downed power lines after a Detroit woman was electrocuted by a downed DTE power line following a significant storm last May. “After the May storm,…

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