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Wanna drink free beer, support Green Opportunities, & learn how to save with solar? (Pints for Power = TOMORROW/Thursday!)

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Can you believe it’s already October? Whoa. Butternut squash soup, roasted root veggie everything, and pumpkin beer… mmmm. Speaking of which — Pints for Power is back, y’all. Mark your calendar for THIS Thursday, October 18th. 4-8 pm. One World Brewery West. You in? RSVP right here. We’ll be at One World West toasting to…

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Making Solar Energy More Approachable

We are excited to announce that Sugar Hollow Solar now offers financing for residential solar in North Carolina as well as South Carolina. If we gave you a quote last year and the upfront cost was difficult to manage, but you’re still interested, this might be the way to go! We understand that the initial cost of…

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Mountains of paperwork down. NC rooftop solar ahead.

We know. It’s been confusing. But it’s true: Duke Energy has officially announced the launch of their much anticipated NC Solar Rebate Program. Here’s the quick and dirty for clean NC solar for Duke customers in 2018: The NC Solar Rebate Program was born because in 2017 the NC General Assembly passed “The Competitive Energy…

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Imitate the Trees

Surrounding a small house and dilapidated barn of the same warm rust-red color stands a grove of trees; tulip poplar and hickory, locust and birch, black gum and massive oaks, each unfolding towards the sky and the mountain cove, sipping warm sun and fresh Appalachia air. On my first lunch break on my first day…

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Thanks to your Energy Leadership…

It’s 2018! We made it! This month we realized something that made us nearly burst with WNC pride. Here at Sugar Hollow HQ, we have a fancy web portal. It tracks the magic our solar panels are making out in the world. And this past December, we noticed a little tick upwards that we had…

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Gigawatts! Great Scott!

We were so excited, we had a little fun with the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Calculator to show you just what this means… Together (you + us + the sun) we’ve generated over 1.5 million kilowatt hours strong, and counting. This is equal to:   Just under 2.5 million pounds of carbon dioxide NOT emitted. 1.2 million pounds…

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Saving on Solar in South Carolina

Upstate South Carolinians– this blog is for you! We’re excited to announce that current Duke Energy solar rebates  and State and Federal tax credits  means that there has never been a better  time to invest in a solar energy system for your home or business! We have put together the handy infographics below to provide…

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What is Net-Metering?

If you’re new to the concept of solar energy, one of the most difficult pieces of the puzzle to understand is how installing a solar energy system actually saves you money. We all know it’s great for the environment. We know that the sun is a completely free source of energy. But, what can be…

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