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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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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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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Ciera Caldwell Awarded the 2023 National Human Resource Association Rising Star Award

The 2023 National Human Resource Association Rising Star Award honors the folks working to elevate and strengthen their organizations through innovative ideas that make a positive impact within the HR, DEI, and local communities in which they live. GreenSpark Solar is proud to announce that our People Department Director, Ciera Caldwell, was named to this list of HR professionals in Rochester.

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