Ipsun Solar Blog

The latest and greatest project news

    Qcells Solar Panels: Ipsun's Choice for American-Made Reliability and Performance

    Ipsun's 2022: So much accomplished, and an exciting year ahead!

    The 12 Gifts of Solar: a dozen ways every project spreads cheer

    Tyson's Corner Today covers Fairfax County's interview of Ipsun Solar.

    Fairfax County Economic Development Authority comes by Ipsun Solar's warehouse for interview

    Understanding Virginia Solar Net Metering and Your Dominion Utility Bill

    Ipsun's 2022 Do-Good Gift Guide: Shop Local, Shop Small, Shop B Corp

    Can You Actually Get Free Solar?

    This winter will bring the highest heating bills in years, says the EIA

    COP27, the Resilience Race, and noteworthy voices of climate leaders

    Ipsun in the news: Rooftop solar panels are coming to Annandale High School, a first for FCPS

    Fairfax County School Board Approves First Solar Contract

    Take advantage of your 30% solar tax credit today with zero-interest short-term financing!

    How can I take advantage of the new home electrification & energy efficiency tax credits?

    Solar With Battery Backup Brings Homeowners Storm Resilience and Peace of Mind

    With Electricity Prices Rising, Solar Brings Budget Stability

    Sun and sea: Offshore wind and other technologies you should know

    How do the EV tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act work?

    How to size your solar project for optimal production vs price

    How can I claim the new 30% solar tax credit?

    IRA Passed! Historic Win in the Fight Against Climate Change

    Last Chance For Your 26% Solar Tax Credit!

    Solar Insure offers extra confidence to solar and battery owners

    The Future of Solar is So Bright We’ve Gotta Wear Shades

    10 Tips to Help You Compare Solar Proposals

    Battery Backup Basics: Your top six questions about home battery storage

    Can going solar right now inflation-proof your home?

    Solar in the mix: How clean is the grid and how fast is it changing?

    Ipsun and Rocklands celebrate the first-ever C-PACE in Virginia!

    Why is my utility bill going up? And will it continue to rise?

    The Ipsun App Keeps You Informed of Every Step in Your Solar Journey

    Why isn't my solar system producing at full power—what is inverter clipping?

    What can consumers do to fight inflation?

    7 Key Actions You Can Take to Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day

    Tax Time Tips to Claim Your 30% Solar Credit

    How to request HOA approval for your solar project

    Sun Quiz: What's your solar owner personality type?

    Off-Grid Solar Pros and Cons

    Electric School Buses are Best for Kids' Health & Future; Best for Fairfax County

    Can I walk on solar panels? Yes, but you shouldn't.

    Amicus Letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary, Raimondo about the Circumvention Petition to Impose Tariffs

    Where rising electric rates loom, locked-in solar savings shine

    All About SRECs: Your Top Questions, Including How to Register and How They Work

    What's the difference between community solar and rooftop solar?

    Do I need to protect my solar system from lightning strikes?

    New Fire Code Setbacks in Virginia Will Limit the Size of Solar Projects

    Take Action for Solar-Ready Schools!

    Ipsun in the News: Enphase Battery Installations on the Rise in DC Area

    Should I remove snow from my solar panels?

    Ipsun's 2021 in Review

    It’s a Wonderful Life with solar, but what if photovoltaics never came along?

    Solar Builder Magazine Features Ipsun C-PACE Project at Rocklands BBQ

    Winter wise: benefits of an EV in an outage, when you have no home battery

    The Ipsun 2021 B Corps & Local Gift Guide

    What to Expect When You Install a Home Battery System

    Ipsun Proud to Receive VAEEC Energy Efficiency Leadership Award

    Six Energy Sense Hacks to Trim Down Your Winter Utility Bills

    Is Your Gas Stove Harming Your Family's Health?

    How do Fire Code Setbacks Affect Your Solar Design?

    Build Back Better Now Includes Direct Pay Option for Solar Tax Credit

    Enphase IQ8 Update Brings a New Milestone in Solar Technology

    Announcing Virginia SRECs!

    Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day by Taking Action on Climate

    Senator Kaine Signs on to Support Solar Incentives for Lower Income Homeowners

    Dominion's IDR Meter Offer

    Ipsun Hosts Senator Kaine to Discuss Federal Solar Tax Credit Extension

    Solar Panel Profile: Q Cells All Black 405 Watt

    Join Us to Advocate for an Extension of the Solar Tax Credits for All!

    Urgent Action Needed: DC Solar Owners Hit With Surprise System Upgrade Requirement. Submit Your Comment to DC PSC Today

    What I'm Learning During the COVID Pandemic About Our Climate Change Emergency

    Enphase IQ Battery Storage Keeps the Lights On When the Grid Goes Down

    The Ipsun Sunny Summer Art Contest Returns for 2021!

    Critical Climate Policy is Being Decided in Congress—Make Your Voice Heard!

    The Latest IPCC Climate News is Very Bad. Let's Take Care, and Keep Going.

    Join the Ipsun Dog Days of Summer Challenge to Help Local Families in Need

    When is the best time to charge my electric vehicle if I have solar panels?

    Ipsun in the News: Solar Power World Features Ipsun's Largest 2020 Project

    Ipsun Solar Recognized as Top U.S. Solar Installation Company

    Ipsun in the News: Energy News Network Reports on First-Ever VA C-PACE Project

    Solar Panel Profile: LG NeON® Modules Bring Reliability From a Brand You Trust

    Ipsun Brings Virginia its First-Ever C-PACE Project at Rocklands Barbeque of Arlington

    How to Help Your HOA Approve Your Solar Project

    When will the Virginia SREC Market Happen?

    What to Plan for When You’re Building Your Solar Dream Home

    New Ford F-150 Lightning is a Game Changer for Energy Storage, and for Humanity

    How Does Tesla Powerwall Work if I Have Two Main Service Panels?

    Should I Replace My Roof Before Going Solar?

    Save More Money and Get Zero Emissions with your EV: Go Solar!

    What is Environmental Justice? And How Can We Achieve It?

    Celebrate Earth Month by Supporting the 30 Million Solar Homes Campaign

    Ipsun is Proud to be a B Corp!

    Enphase Battery System Streamlines Your Solar + Storage Experience

    Virginia Legislative Session Wraps with Wins for Solar, EVs and Climate

    Spread the Sunshine! DC Solar For All Program Brings Free Solar to Qualified DC Residents

    When the grid goes down, we all need some backup. Your top five questions about Tesla Powerwall.

    Action Alert: VA SRECs are in danger. Please submit your comments!

    Action Alert: Help us Protect Homeowners' Solar Rights!

    Ipsun is Proud to Participate in Solarize NOVA Time-of-Use Program

    Tesla released a solar inverter for home owners. The point of view of a solar installer.

    2021 Brings Enthusiasm for Solar to Local Businesses and Tax-Exempt Orgs

    We're ringing in 2021 with a 26% tax credit, VA SRECs, and community solar!

    Huge News! Solar Tax Credit Extension Included in Covid-19 Relief Bill

    The Ipsun 2020 B Corps (and More!) Gift Guide

    How Ipsun customer David Roodman fought for his solar rights- and won!

    Weather the Economic Crisis Caused by Covid-19 with a Solar PPA

    Clean Energy Credit Union: Solar finance with a conscience

    Join us for our Winter Webinar Series!

    How to Safe Harbor your commercial solar project and secure your 30% tax credit

    Everything You Need to Know About the Federal Investment Tax Credit

    Ipsun is proud to be featured in Solar Power World's November issue!

    Action Alert! Submit comments today to help all Virginians get equal access to solar energy

    Partner Highlight: Scoop Solar helps Ipsun manage growth

    What the heck is an SREC?

    How Solar Works: The Technology, the Cost and the Process

    Ipsun Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

    Ipsun's Sunny Summer Art Contest winners learn about solar energy and win ice cream!

    33 more days until the election. What's your voting action plan?

    Four Steps to Big Savings When You Go Solar for Your Business

    The National Solar Tour Starts Today!

    I drive electric and so can you!

    Your Top Five Questions About Solar Panels, Answered!

    Enter the Ipsun Sunny Summer Art Contest!

    Save Green With New Lower Rates From Clean Energy Credit Union

    Ipsun Solar Featured on 2020 Top Solar Contractors List

    Electric Vehicles and Solar Energy: Better Together

    Huge Win For Solar! FERC Rejects Net Metering Challenge

    What is Solar Net Metering and How Does it Affect My Utility Bill?

    With Ad Money, Ipsun Follows its Values

    Great News: Solar Tax Credit Extension Included in New Recovery Bill

    Tesla Powerwall brings energy security to your home

    Nominate your favorite local business for no-cost solar

    Join our next webinar: No-Cost Solar for Faith-Based Organizations

    Tell FERC: Hands Off Our Solar Rights!

    Solar at No Cost: How Power Purchase Agreements Work

    Ipsun Statement on George Floyd, police brutality, and racial justice

    Ipsun Partners With Clean Energy Credit Union to Offer Green-Only Loans

    Join our next webinar: New Virginia Solar Policies and Incentives

    Want to Learn About Tesla Powerwall? Join Us for Our Next Webinar!

    Tell Your Legislators: Solar Energy is the Path Forward

    Register Now for our Solar 101 Webinar!

    You Deserve a Vacation From Your Energy Bill

    Latest Update on Ipsun's Covid-19 Precautions

    Tell Your Legislators: Solar is Critical to our Economic Recovery

    Solar - The Home Improvement That Builds Resilience in 2020

    New Virtual Site Surveys Keep Everyone Safe During Covid-19 Crisis

    Wondering How to Help When We Can't Leave the House?

    New Solar Incentives on the Horizon for Virginia

    Camping Batteries at Home: Will It Work?

    Keeping Your Family Energy Secure in a Time of Crisis

    I Just Installed Solar Panels. Why Isn’t My Utility Bill Lower?

    Get Energy-Wise While Self-Quarantining

    Update on Ipsun's COVID-19 Precautions

    Invest in The Sun: Solar Offers Stability in Unpredictable Times

    Do I Need to Have Solar to Use a Home Battery?

    Victory! The Historic Virginia Clean Economy Act Heads to the Governor's Desk

    Partner Profile: EagleView Design Tool Helps Ipsun Save Customers Time and Money

    5 Beginner-level Solar Tips for DC Metro Area Realtors

    Update: Big Wins for Solar in First Half of VA General Assembly

    Update: Groundbreaking Virginia Clean Economy Act is Moving Forward in General Assembly

    I Bought a Home With Solar Panels. Now What?

    Take Action for Solar Freedom and a Clean Economy for Virginia!

    Are You Sticking to Your New Year's Resolutions?

    100% Clean Energy Lobby Day Update!

    Solar PPAs like the Fairfax County Solar Initiative are not allowed in Virginia anymore. The law has to change.

    Ipsun Solar Goes All In on Solar Policy Advocacy With Addition of Former General Counsel to Inspector General of EPA

    How Green is Dominion Green Power?

    As 2020 VA General Assembly Opens, it's Do or Die for Solar in Virginia

    Dodge dependence on a monopoly utility with solar

    2019 in Review: Fighting Climate Change One Solar Panel at a Time

    Ipsun's B Corp Holiday Shopping Guide

    Why should I install a squirrel guard?

    NPR: Powered By Faith, Religious Groups Emerge As a Conduit For A Just Solar Boom

    Ipsun Solar Chosen as Part of Historic Fairfax County Solar PPA Initiative

    Biofuels: A Valuable Resource to Fight Climate Change

    Ipsun is Proud to Be a Part of Historic Fairfax County Solar Initiative

    Will Congress Extend the ITC?

    Tax Credits: Our Most Effective Weapon Against Climate Change

    Let’s Not Put the Brakes on Clean Energy

    The European Investment Bank Becomes a Major Player in the Fight for Climate Change

    Beyond Fossil Fuels

    New Guidelines Allow More Solar in D.C. Historic Districts

    Ipsun Celebrates Virginia Election Results, Looks Ahead to 2020 General Assembly

    Even as U.S. Withdraws from Paris Accord, Solar Industry Growth Predicted to Skyrocket

    Carbon Monoxide Detector Rules for Solar Projects in Montgomery County

    Community Solar Brings Renewable Power to All

    Ipsun present at the Solar Goes Corporate Conference

    Team Belgium Wins the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

    The Effect of Solar Panel Orientation and Azimuth on Their Performance

    Climate Change in Action: PG&E’s California Blackouts Should Be A Wake Up Call

    Ipsun Reiterates the Need for Swift Action in 2020 GA Following Northam Executive Order

    Ipsun Calls for Policy Progress in VA to Advance Northam Clean Energy Goals

    Green buildings explained

    Virginia moving toward clean energy with Executive Order

    Ipsun Solar and Enphase: Solutions for the savvy customer

    Solar panels can weather hurricanes unscathed

    Make an interior space brighter without the drawbacks of skylights

    Fires at stores with solar don't spell risk for you

    Ranked among the Top Solar Contractors

    Three pointers when buying a home with solar

    Your Questions About Tesla Powerwall Answered!

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