6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Let’s celebrate Earth Month together! Earth Month is a great time to amplify our efforts and showcase our current initiatives to build a sustainable future for our planet and community. Earth Day, April 22, allows like-minded companies and peers to advocate for climate change solutions and bring awareness to the detrimental effects of climate change on our planet. But it shouldn’t stop there. 

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GreenSpark Solar Named a 2024 NYSERDA Gold Quality Solar Installer

GreenSpark Solar is proud to be named one of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)’s 2024 Gold Quality Solar Installers. NYSERDA is a trusted source for “objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and support to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. A public benefit corporation, NYSERDA has been advancing energy solutions and working to protect the environment since 1975." Funding through REAP is an important step that rural businesses of all industries can take this year to protect themselves against unpredictable rate hikes, all while saving money. With additional state and federal incentives, eligible businesses can save up to 100% of the project cost if they switch to solar in 2024. With solar energy, farms and businesses can protect themselves against unpredictable rate hikes, all while saving money and taking an important step toward energy independence and resiliency.

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Rural and Agricultural Businesses Can Save up to 100% of the Costs of Going Solar

The impact of climate change has never been more prevalent than right now. Luckily, through the Inflation Reduction Act passed in August 2022, there are now significant incentives for rural businesses of all industries and agricultural businesses thanks to the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) funding. Funding through REAP is an important step that rural businesses of all industries can take this year to protect themselves against unpredictable rate hikes, all while saving money. With additional state and federal incentives, eligible businesses can save up to 100% of the project cost if they switch to solar in 2024. With solar energy, farms and businesses can protect themselves against unpredictable rate hikes, all while saving money and taking an important step toward energy independence and resiliency.

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GreenSpark Prepares for 2nd Annual Wellness Week to Combat Burnout and Improve Mental Wellness

From February 19th to February 23rd, GreenSpark Solar is closing operations to take an organization-wide break to celebrate its 2nd annual Wellness Week. Wellness Week aims to combat burnout and promote mental wellness by enacting a collective company leave. Our Executive Director of Communications, Meaghann Schulte, spoke at a DisruptHR conference in May about the why behind leadership's intentional decision to shut down for one week in February 2023 and why we'll do it again this year, from February 19th through February 23rd, 2024.

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B Corporations CVE North America and GreenSpark Solar Announce Operational Launch of Wheatfield Community Solar Project in New York

New York, NY, February 6, 2024 – CVE North America (CVE), in partnership with GreenSpark Solar (GreenSpark), announces the operational launch of a 5.6 megawatt (MW) community solar project in Wheatfield, NY. This project is the first to achieve operational status of a five-project community solar portfolio in construction by CVE and GreenSpark. This key milestone marks a significant stride in bringing equitable and sustainable energy solutions to New York State to support its renewable energy initiatives.

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GreenSpark Solar & Pivot Energy Team up on 33MW of Solar Energy

GreenSpark Solar (GreenSpark) and Pivot Energy (Pivot) are in the process of installing seven solar projects totaling over 33 megawatts (MW) across New York State. Pivot Energy, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a national solar provider focusing on developing, financing, building, and managing solar and energy projects. It has been a privilege working with Pivot, a national leader in the development of solar projects and another certified B Corp. Pivot aims to be a leader in the solar industry that helps increase equitable access to clean energy for businesses and communities.

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Why Winter is a Great Time to Switch to Solar

While going solar in the winter may seem like a crazy idea, it is actually the best time to go solar! By signing a contract in the earliest months of the year, your system will be installed and switched on during the spring and summer months when there is the highest amount of energy-producing sunlight. Our team developed these top 5 reasons why going solar in the winter is the best decision. Keep reading to find out!

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