Industry-Leading Collaboration: Pivot Energy and GreenSpark Solar Announce Completion of 22 MW Upstate New York Portfolio

New York, June 5th, 2024 – Today, leading national renewable energy provider Pivot Energy, and industry-leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) provider, GreenSpark Solar, announced the completion of a four project Upstate New York solar portfolio with agrivoltaics. The over 22 Megawatt DC (MWdc) portfolio is a crucial step towards New York’s goal of reaching 70% renewable energy by 2030 and a zero-emission electric grid by 2040.

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How Renewable Energy Can Reshape New York Manufacturing Business

Uncover the transformative impact of renewable energy systems on manufacturing businesses in New York. Learn about the benefits of solar power and other clean energy sources, along with policy incentives and practical steps for manufacturers to reduce costs and enhance sustainability. Find out how adopting renewable energy can make your business more competitive and eco-friendly.

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Everything You Need to Know About Residential Battery Storage

As Rochester embraces renewable energy, we at GreenSpark Solar continue to help empower homeowners with sustainable solutions. One crucial aspect of this transition is residential battery storage, which ensures reliable access to solar energy, even during a grid outage. Here's everything you need to know about the ins and outs of residential battery storage and common questions asked by homeowners in our area.

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Introducing: The Tesla Powerwall 3 for Battery Storage Backup

GreenSpark Solar is excited to introduce the Tesla Powerwall 3 to its suite of battery storage solutions. The Powerwall 3 revolutionizes home battery storage for solar energy customers, making whole-home backup possible for many homeowners. As demand for residential energy storage in the Rochester area continues to grow, the team is excited to share some of the differentiators, cost implications, and current financial options for adding the Tesla Powerwall 3 to a new or existing solar array.

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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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Demystifying Net Metering: What New York Solar Customers Need to Know

Whether you're new to solar or a long-time solar energy consumer, you may have encountered the term "net metering" or “net energy metering.”" Many questions and misconceptions exist about what it is, how it works, and its future in monitoring solar energy production and consumption. So, we're answering all the basics about net energy metering (NEM) and digging into some essential industry policy updates that could impact New York State solar customers in the near future.

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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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