The Solar Energy Technologies Office’s Solar Blog features stories about the office, its awardees, and its work. Learn more.

October 13, 2021

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Delivering Power to the People through Community Solar

If you want to power your home with clean energy and lower your electricity bills, but live in an apartment or multifamily home, don’t own your roof, or your roof isn’t suitable for a solar energy system, you can subscribe to a community solar project.

September 22, 2021

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Where Do I Sign? Understanding Your Rooftop Solar Energy Contract

A solar photovoltaic (PV) installation comes with a proposal and a contract, so if you’re thinking about going solar, it’s important to understand what you’ll be signing.

September 15, 2021

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Busted: Common Solar Myths and Misconceptions

Addressing come myths and misconceptions about solar energy and the installation process.

September 8, 2021

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Summer of Solar Citizens: Meet Tionna Richardson

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is celebrating the Summer of Solar and we spoke to solar homeowner Tionna Richardson of Maryland.