Amicus Solar Cooperative and Amurtel Partner to Bring Solar Outreach Systems to Puerto Rico

BOULDER, CO and WAITSFIELD, VT: Amicus Solar Cooperative, a purchasing cooperative of solar energy companies including GreenSpark Solar, and Amurtel, a non-profit working in disaster relief, are partnering to build Solar Outreach Systems (SOS) to bring dozens of desperately needed portable solar energy systems to power critical areas in Puerto Rico. Millions of Americans living in Puerto Rico (Boriqueñas) remain without power due to Hurricane Maria, many still without passable roads, access to clean drinking water, in need of basic supplies, and unable to receive medical care they would otherwise have with functional electricity.  At an 18-degree latitude, Puerto Rico…

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Being Thankful

2017 has been a wonderful year for GreenSpark. We just celebrated being the #1 fastest growing company in 2017, we added 20 new employees to our roster, and we will have added 19 more megawatts of clean energy to the grid by the end of this year alone! We are so incredibly grateful for these accomplishments, among others. In addition to these wonderful things, we are grateful to have our very own National Guard, Ted Courtney, back in the U.S. and back with our GreenSpark team after serving on the ground in Afghanistan for the past year. Ted, thank you…

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Canvassing: First Impressions by Zach Davis

I have only been with GreenSpark for a short time, but already, my outlook on grassroots organizing and going door to door has transformed. I think there is a stigma surrounding going door to door. You can picture it: the smooth-talking, greasy salesman just looking to rip you off and take your money. At least, that's what I always pictured when I thought of going door to door. I just pictured countless doors slamming in my face; people running and diving beneath their beds to hide when they saw me coming down the street. What I imagined, however, couldn't have been…

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Top 100 Local Media Coverage

We're so lucky to live in a community that celebrates local businesses and entrepreneurship. Here are just a few of the clips and articles from local media covering the Top 100. Thanks to 13Wham for creating this amazing video for the Top 100. "Top 100" Honored by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 13 WHAM SunCommon NY Top 100 Business Profile on the Democrat and Chronicle site Chamber Top 100 video, Rochester Top 100's No. 1: SunCommon NY's Uncommon Success, Democrat and Chronicle

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