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Back to the office? 19 Ways To Keep Your Energy Costs Low

Click to download guide The COVID 19 pandemic drove businesses to close their office doors and ask employees to work from home. With reduced office commutes, business travel, and office utility use, outdoor air quality improved dramatically. In fact, according to Science Daily, nitrogen dioxide pollution over northern China, Western Europe and the U.S. decreased…
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Bill Sinkin’s Fingerprints on Go Smart Solar

This post written and contributed by Jason Pittman, President of Go Smart Solar, and Andrew Wood, Director of Sales Operations. Today, May 19th, is what would have been the late William “Bill” Sinkin’s 106th birthday. Bill Sinkin was an advocate for renewable energy in San Antonio and was an early adopter of solar. In honor…
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What is Energy Insecurity and How Big Sun Community Solar Is Helping

This post was written and contributed by Jacquie Moss, TEPRI Research Fellow. See original post here. Unemployment associated with the COVID-19 pandemic will likely create a concerning new wave of energy insecurity among Texans. According to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), unemployment insurance (UI) claims have exceeded 900,000 in the four-week period from March 15…
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Why Go Smart Solar is Honored to Share SA Tomorrow’s Sustainability Award with Worth & Associates

When CPS Energy chose us to build the 5MW Big Sun Community Solar program, we knew the success of the project was dependent on support from the business community in San Antonio, particularly commercial real estate developers that believed in a future for solar energy. That’s why we couldn’t be more excited and honored to…
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Go Smart Solar Helping Local San Antonio Restaurant Pinch Boil House During COVID 19 Pandemic

In these challenging times, we believe friendship and community are more important than ever. We’ve all received emails reminding us of the importance of washing hands, maintaining social distancing, disinfecting surfaces – which we agree is incredibly important.  But we at Go Smart Solar wanted to do something more. When Robert and Jason founded Go…
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Go Smart Solar San Antonio Blog Post Don't Go Solo. Get An Expert On Your Side Solar Eclipse Effect of Solar PV Systems

Solar Eclipse Effect of Solar PV Systems

Are you wondering how the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse will affect your rooftop solar system? The short answer – it’s going to cost you money. How much? Let’s look at the numbers. In San Antonio, the moon will partially block the sun for approximately 3 hours, which will cause a dip in system production.…
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