Lithium battery upgrades are the way to go

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[…]

GSS featured in Solar Today Magazine – April 2010 honors owner

“Louisianan Lights The Way” is the title of this months spotlight on an American solar hero.  Each month Solar Today magazine features a solar hero and this month it’s GSS owner Jeff Shaw.  Read the article here:

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[…]

Gulf South Solar Provides Power for the 350 Event in NOLA

On October 25th, community members from around New Orleans came together to make a statement that we need action against climate change. Much like the Step It Up events in the past, the 350 event focused on the need to reduce the carbon in our atmosphere to 350 parts-per-million. Citizens gathered at Congo Square in Read more about Gulf South Solar Provides Power for the 350 Event in NOLA[…]

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[…]

Baton Rouge Green Crawl a Success!

The Baton Rouge Green Crawl was designed to introduce Baton Rouge residents to our green businesses and resources in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Even with threatening thunderstorms looming all day before the event, we had a huge turnout and fantastic weather! The Baton Rouge Green Crawl’s founders are Jeff Shaw and Ann Shaneyfelt of Gulf South Read more about Baton Rouge Green Crawl a Success![…]

State Legislators Gather in Washington to Discuss Solar Power

As our nation’s leaders continue to ponder the energy crisis and look for answers to the complicated questions and challenges ahead of us, a group of state legislatures gathered together in the nation’s capital October 8-9, 2009, at the National Conference of State Legislatures Solar Policy Institute. Attendees were invited to examine the potential that Read more about State Legislators Gather in Washington to Discuss Solar Power[…]

“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:

BR Green Crawl Door Prizes Announced!

Baton Rouge Green Crawl:  October 15th The Baton Rouge Green Crawl is just days away! Each business is giving away door prizes to lucky Green Crawlers. Gulf South Solar is proud to announce that we will be giving away a Voltaic “Converter” Solar Back Pack! This backpack is designed to attach to a larger rucksack Read more about BR Green Crawl Door Prizes Announced![…]

Baton Rouge Green Crawl! Thursday, Oct. 15th

greencrawlThe Baton Rouge Green Crawl is an event designed to introduce Baton Rouge residents to our city’s green resources, green developments, and green businesses.

Date: Thursday, October 15th
Time:  5:00pm – 10:oopm
Location: Area Businesses in Baton Rouge (Map my ride)
Passport:  Click here to download


LSES Solar Tour a Success!

The LSES Solar Tour of Homes was this past Saturday, October 3rd. There was a record number of homes on the tour this year  (12 of the 18 stops on the tour were Gulf South Solar installations). LSES organizes these tours every spring and fall. Check LSES’s website in the spring for details on the next tour Read more about LSES Solar Tour a Success![…]