It’s the end of an unusual 2021 and almost the beginning of 2022 - and what we hope will be better times to come. This last week of December, it's that time of year again to look back at what’s happened and what we’ve been talking about over the last 12 months.Read More
Michael Allen, co-founder of All Energy Solar of St. Paul, is grateful for a partly sunny 2020.
"All in all, it was a good year, but not the year we had hoped for," said Allen, 38. "We installed more than in 2019. The stress levels, thanks to COVID-19, were at an all-time high."Read More
There are many great reasons to consider solar, from investing in renewable energy to owning an independent source of power. Installing solar power is more affordable than ever, and due to an extension of the federal solar tax incentive, you can get a credit that covers 26 percent of the cost of your solar installation.Read More
After the Solar Builder readers cast their votes to choose our annual Project of the Year winners, Solar Builder’s editor picked his favorites among the Project of the Year field of nominees in a variety of categories from the Most Resilient to the Coolest Carport. One of the All Energy Solar install projects was a winner in the 2020 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Awards!Read More
Benjamin Allen, a warehouse manager for All Energy Solar in River Falls, Wis., where he took a selfie after he voted. St. Paul-based All Energy Solar encouraged high voter turnout by hiring a voter coach to answer questions and help simplify the process, whish is more complicated this year amid the coronavirus.Read More
Imagine if all the energy utilities in the world got rid of their fossil fuel powered cars, and replaced them with electric hybrid cars. They would save huge amounts on fuel costs and prevent countless pounds of carbon dioxide from infiltrating the polluted environment. It just so happens that Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other utilities have begun a revolution in commercial transportation. PG&E’s electric hybrid drive train Class 5 work trucks save fuel and have batteries that can be used to power the grid when electricity outages occur.Read More