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Solar Energy’s Future is Looking Brighter in Idaho

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In Idaho, the solar energy revolution has taken off a little more slowly than it has in other states. In fact, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Idaho ranks 41st nationally in terms of installed photovoltaic capacity. But now, the photovoltaic industry has begun gaining...

3 Ways Photovoltaic Energy Can Pay Off for You

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Installing a photovoltaic system requires a sizeable investment, even after the huge drop in costs over the last few years. If your bank account can’t take the hit, you’ll need to seek out financing. Several options are available, but you may be wondering — is going solar really worth the...

IWS Donates Solar Energy System to South Davis Recovery Club

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Recently, IWS donated a complete 10 kW solar energy system to the South Davis Recovery Club in Bountiful, Utah, which provides critical recovery services to area residents battling alcoholism and addiction. Utah ranks No. 4 in the United States for drug overdose deaths. Last year, more than 365...

Intermountain Wind & Solar Named No. 1 Utah Solar Installer!

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IWS is Utah’s leader in the solar revolution, and we are proud to announce another milestone: We are the only Utah rooftop solar contractor to have installed more than 20 megawatts of solar power! This comes on the heels of having been named last year’s top Utah solar installer — and one...

Can You Waste Solar Power?

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To most of us, solar power is synonymous with energy efficiency. After all, the sun’s energy is virtually limitless, and sunlight doesn’t have to be mined or pumped from the ground. Plus, using the sun to create electricity doesn’t create harmful emissions or toxic byproducts that attract onerous...

Will Solar Panels be Standard in New Homes?

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Solar panels, much like air conditioning, two-car garages and granite countertops, are quickly becoming a standard feature in new home designs. Consumer demand for photovoltaic power is soaring, and home builders throughout the country are responding by incorporating photovoltaic systems into...

Use Off-Grid Solar Panels to Power Your Workshop

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Homeowners often install off-grid solar panels to power remote homes and backwoods cabins, but that isn’t the only use for an off-grid system. Why not get one for your workshop or garden shed? If you have an outbuilding that isn’t wired for electricity, it isn’t good for much except storage....