Tag: Solar Energy

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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Comparing Rooftop Solar to Community Solar

This post was written and contributed by Robert Miggins, CEO of Go Smart Solar First of all, let’s get something straight.  We’re big fans of solar – all kinds.  That said the most frequent questions we get is: “How does Big Sun Community Solar compare to rooftop solar?”  So let’s go through the pros and…
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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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The Commercial Benefits of Solar Energy

The return-on-investment for businesses using solar is just as enticing as residential. When it comes to solar energy, a lot of emphasis can often be placed on what can be gained for residential homeowners and their small-scale projects. While having an energy efficient home can have both have a lasting impact on the environment as…
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Go Smart Solar San Antonio How Your Business Can Achieve Corporate Sustainability Goals With Commercial Solar Energy Quarter Plants Blog Post

How Your Business Can Achieve Corporate Sustainability Goals with Commercial Solar Energy

You’ve probably heard that some of the largest, most successful businesses in the U.S. have turned to solar energy. Major companies including Macy’s, General Motors, Wal-Mart, Apple, Target, IKEA, H-E-B, FedEx, and L’Oréal have decided to invest in solar – and many small and medium-sized businesses are quickly following suit. With sustainability such an important…
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