SolarWorld Donates Modules to Make It Right Project

The latest home GSS installed for the Make it Right foundation was a particularly challenging installation. After the breach of the industrial canal, the original home was left uninhabitable after the storm and was the only one still standing after the flood waters rushed in. Miraculously, the tree prevented the rushing water from washing away Read more about SolarWorld Donates Modules to Make It Right Project[…]

Registration is Open for New Solar Classes

PV301: Advanced Solar Installation Case Studies Date: December 11, 2009 Cost:  $125 TIME:  9am-1:30pm LOCATION:  GSS Training Center, Baton Rouge Course Description:  Instructors will guide their class through a simple case study progressing to more complex ones. Lunch will be provided. Who Should Attend?  This class is ideal for installers, dealers and electrical or building contractors Read more about Registration is Open for New Solar Classes[…]

PV101: Last Call for Registrations

Registration for the PV101 Solar Basics course schedule for Friday, November 6th closes on Wednesday at 5pm. There are only a few slots left – don’t miss this opportunity!  Check our Solar Training courses often for the latest in solar workshops for homeowners and advanced courses for dealers. Date: Friday, November 6th Time:  11am – 2pm Cost:  $75 (includes lunch) Read more about PV101: Last Call for Registrations[…]

“Natural Energy”: Jeff Shaw’s solar powered home is profiled in The Advocate

“Jeff Shaw, owner of Gulf South Solar, makes his living selling and installing solar arrays. As founder of the 1,500-member Louisiana Solar Energy Society, he was also hosting visitors to his Menlo Drive home during the National Solar Tour Day, held on Oct. 3.” For the full article, visit The Advocate’s website:  http://www.2theadvocate.com/features/64052077.html

GSS Annouces New Training Classes

GSS recently added new classes to their regular dealer training lineup. New to GSS Training are Solar Hot Water Heater Installation courses, Solar Marketing, and Sunkits Sales Training. The BRCC Installer Training course is the only registered provider for the NABCEP®  entry level PV exam in Baton Rouge and was designed and is lead by GSS Read more about GSS Annouces New Training Classes[…]

Another Shipment of SMARTRE Arrives at GSS

cimg7752Gulf South Solar received another shipment of Outback Power’s new product offering – SMARTRESMARTRE,from OutBack Power, is a simplified grid-tie solar system with back-up power for residential and small commercial applications. SMARTRE is the ONLY grid-tie inverter system with back-up power that does not have to be installed indoors. The specially designed case protects the inverter and batteries from the elements – saving homeowners valuable indoor storage space. […]

Last Chance to Register for BRCC Solar Installation Course!

Baton Rouge Community College in Downtown Baton Rouge is offering another Solar Installation course at its campus on Community College Drive. The course runs on Saturdays: 7/11 – 8/1 from 7:30am – 5:30pm. For more information, click here or contact Will Seaman, the Program Director of the Economic Development Division of BRCC at: seamanw@mybrcc.edu   Phone: (225) Read more about Last Chance to Register for BRCC Solar Installation Course![…]

GSS’s latest “Make it Right” Installation on WWL

On June 30, 2009, Reporter Dave McNamera did an excellent piece called “Green 4 Louisiana” on WWL TV in New Orleans. Dave filmed our latest “Make it Right Foundation” solar installation in the Lower 9th Ward and spoke with residents of these new energy efficient homes. To see our team at work installing solar, click Read more about GSS’s latest “Make it Right” Installation on WWL[…]

SMARTRE Hits the Warehouse at Gulf South Solar

Last week, Gulf South Solar received its 1st shipment of Outback Power’s new product offering – SMARTRE.  SMARTRE,from OutBack Power, is a simplified grid-tie solar system with back-up power for residential and small commercial applications. SMARTRE is the ONLY grid-tie inverter system with back-up power that does not have to be installed indoors. The specially designed Read more about SMARTRE Hits the Warehouse at Gulf South Solar[…]

GSS Launches New Group Buying Sales Promotion

Today, Gulf South Solar announces their new group buying sales promotion, 1Solar Block. This program is designed to enable neighbors to ban together and obtain wholesale pricing on the cost of their solar power systems.  If you’ve ever dreamed of going solar but was put off by the cost, then this promotion was made just Read more about GSS Launches New Group Buying Sales Promotion[…]

Jeff Shaw to speak at AIA Design Conference

Jeff Shaw, president of Gulf South Solar, will be presenting “Integrating Solar Power Into Architectural Projects” at the AIA Louisiana Design Conference August 2 – 4, 2009. The conference is at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin Florida. For more information or to register, visit their website at https://www.aiala.com/conferences/

Louisiana has its 2nd NABCEP Certified Installer

Louisiana now has another NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) certified professional! Jeff Shaw, president of Gulf South Solar has earned the highest certification for the solar professional, NABCEP Solar PV Installer. […]