GreenSpark Solar Voted a Six-Time Rochester Top Workplace

Rochester, NY, April 4, 2024 – GreenSpark Solar was recognized as a six-time Rochester Top Workplace - the fifth consecutive year the Ontario-based solar company has been honored with this award by the Democrat & Chronicle. GreenSpark received a special designation at the awards ceremony held on Wednesday, April 3: The Social Responsibility Award, and ranked 9th in the overall survey, in a region with over 35,000 businesses.

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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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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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Electric Vehicle (EV) Sales Soar in 2023 Due to State and Federal Incentives

Global electric vehicle (EV) sales increased by more than 30% in 2023, and EVs continue to rise in popularity. Available incentives and lower maintenance costs are two reasons people choose electric, with economic benefits from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Drive Clean Rebate and a federal tax benefit of $7,500 for eligible cars. We know individuals and businesses are switching to EVs, but what are they doing once their fleet has gone electric?

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10 Questions You Might Have About Solar Farms

Through its nation-leading Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, New York State requires 70% of electricity to come from renewable energy systems by 2030. As a result of solar-friendly policies and the increasing economic appeal of renewable energy, you may have noticed more “solar farms” popping up in our communities. Here are some FAQs regarding those solar farms you see while driving along the highway or down your neighborhood road.

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Seneca Nation Solar Program Wins National Award
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Seneca Nation Solar Program Wins National Award

Exciting News! The Seneca Nation Residential Solar Project, a partnership between GreenSpark and the Seneca Nation, has been voted the Project of the Year, a national award recognized by Solar Builder Magazine. Solar Builder is a leading industry publication highlighting the construction of solar projects nationwide while sharing the latest industry products, trends, and research.

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