Now that Lithium batteries are mainstream in everything from cars to flashlights it is now time to consider lithium for your solar installation! While the initial cost is a bit more, they are a premium product. Providing deeper depth of discharge means 40% more power from the same size battery bank. Also, they last longer Read more about Lithium battery upgrades are the way to go[…]
Not only have the prices fallen drastically for SOLAR POWER in the last few years, there is still a TAX CREDIT that pays you to install solar! Don’t wait too long as they will be going away, but TODAY you can get a 22% TAX CREDIT for your whole system. Check this out:
Hi Jeff, I am working on a solution for the golf industry in regards to energy consumption and participation increase. I would very much like to speak with you about golf course and resort energy consumption and how we can create a wide sweeping solar and energy conservation program that is a real solution to the golf Read more about Answering Questions About Solar and Golf[…]
Is solar still a good deal? “The end of solar”. “Doom and gloom”. “Net metering is over”. Tax credits are gone”. “No more grid-tie” The answer is YES. While these phrases have been used quite a bit lately lets look at the facts… 1. Solar is a very good deal now. Solar is at the Read more about Is solar still a good deal?[…]
The Buzz is now Battery Storage It’s great to hear that the Buzz is now Battery Storage… especially since we’ve been doing it for 13 years! I’ve always offered the latest storage technology for cutting edge customers, that includes tried and proven equipment. I have personally beta tested and operated on my own home much of what Read more about The Buzz is now Battery Storage[…]
Solar Lease Targeting Low Income and Minority Consumers (Originally published on August 26, 2014. Republishing in response to the article today about Posigen) Solar – specifically “leased solar” has exploded in a number of low income, predominately minority neighborhoods in Louisiana. In Baton Rouge, it is the North Baton Rouge and Scotlandville areas. In New Orleans, it Read more about Solar Lease Targeting Low Income and Minority Consumers[…]
The History of Solar in Louisiana The history of solar in Louisiana is very colorful one, which will be told one day in rich detail. It involves politicians, criminals, get-rich-quick schemes, and even some great people! Here’s an outline the milestones so you can see the bigger picture of what has happened. It begins in 1999 Read more about The History of Solar in Louisiana[…]
Watch this Haiti solar video to see what a difference solar made in Gressier, Haiti.
Solar2World and Gulf South Solar power Respire Haiti – the movie! Take 3 minutes and watch what a difference solar can make.
SolarWorld and Gulf South Solar bring power to Respire Haiti The Beginning One 45 minute visit to the rural community of Gressier, Haiti changed 24 year old Megan Boudreaux’s life forever. From that one trip alone, she witnessed the hardships of the children living in Gressier, and how the local restavek tradition of using orphaned Read more about SolarWorld and Gulf South Solar bring power to Respire Haiti[…]
If you wonder why solar in Louisiana is losing the net metering battle to utilities, the reason is lobbying. You can have all your feel-good activist show up in matching t-shirts, or Facebook campaign for an email blitz to the PSC, but unfortunately your efforts are futile. Lobbying (money) wins every time. In a recent study by the Investor Read more about Hey Utilities… Light it or fight it?[…]
For those of you who remember the Wizard of Oz, you certainly remember the line “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain”. This is what the Great and Powerful Wizard kept saying when the curtain was pulled back exposing the man pulling the levers. Very short 45 second refresher clip: http://youtu.be/ubIpoPjBUds In case you didn’t know, Read more about Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain![…]
Look to California for the Green Future Many years ago (14 as of this writing), I converted my hobby of solar power into my business. My team has been able to get hundreds of people powered with solar as a result. When I looked to California for guidance, I realized they had “net-metering” and we didn’t. I immediately wrote legislation in 2003 so that Louisiana could head towards a green Read more about Look to California for the Green Future[…]
Solar for Respire Haiti, Part 2 – The Installation (For Part 1 click here) As we prepared to fly down to Haiti in October 2015, we checked our tools and tried to think of every part we could possibly need for our solar power installation. There would be no second chances or supply houses nearby. The last thing to confirm Read more about Solar for Respire Haiti, Part 2 – The Installation[…]
The systematic shutdown of solar is being coordinated ACROSS THE NATION by state Public Service Commissions. We here in Louisiana think we are being singled out by a vindictive commissioner that drummed up support from a couple of his partners. Actually, this is part of a much bigger national assault being coordinated by the well-funded utilities. Here is Read more about The Systematic Shutdown of Solar[…]