If Cats Have Nine lives, an EV Battery Should Get at Least Two: A Second Life for Used EV Batteries

By Rosana Francescato, Lead Writer and Analyst, CollectiveSun | November 8th, 2023   As the solar industry matures, there’s been an increased focus on recycling solar panels at the end of their life. Now, with electric vehicle (EV) adoption growing exponentially, people are also considering ways to recycle used vehicle batteries — or even better, reuse them.  […]

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THE COLLECTIVE CONVERSATION: SOLAR NEWS FOR NONPROFITS & INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

October 2023 The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), expected to fuel a clean-energy boom, is already living up to its promise.  Since the legislation was signed into law over a year ago, hundreds of billions have been invested in clean energy projects in the U.S., with over $100 billion of solar and storage company investments. Now, low-income communities […]

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Collectivesun’s Partner Spotlight: Omnidian

In the rapidly evolving landscape of solar technology, certain firms have distinguished themselves as leaders, and Omnidian is undoubtedly one of them.   Recently, we had the opportunity to connect with a dynamic duo from this organization, which has rightly earned its place among the Top 10 Solar Tech Companies in the United States. Our conversation […]

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An Extra 10% Savings for Your Solar Project — If You Act Quickly

By Rosana Francescato, Lead Writer and Analyst, CollectiveSun | September 27th, 2023   The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), expected to fuel a clean-energy boom, is already living up to its promise. Since the legislation was signed into law over a year ago, hundreds of billions have been invested in clean energy projects in the U.S., with over $100 […]

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Strengthening the Solar Supply Chain

By Rosana Francescato, Lead Writer and Analyst, CollectiveSun | September 14, 2023   From Covid disruptions to concerns about forced labor to volatile prices, the U.S. has been dealing with a myriad of supply chain disruptions. What we need now is certainty.   We can’t predict disruptions caused by unexpected events like global pandemics. But we need consistent […]

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THE COLLECTIVE CONVERSATION: SOLAR NEWS FOR NONPROFITS & INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

The Collective Conversation Newsletter SEPTEMBER 2023 September 2023 The CollectiveSun team is thrilled to attend the 2023 RE+ Convention & Expo in Las Vegas!  We look forward to connecting with people who share our passion for financing solar projects for nonprofit organizations all across the country. Meet with CollectiveSun’s Director of Sales, Nicole Withrow for a 15-minute […]

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A new requirement for California solar projects coming in January 2024

By Rosana Francescato, Lead Writer and Analyst, CollectiveSun | September 7, 2023   A law is changing worker pay requirements for some commercial solar projects in the state.   If your California business or nonprofit is thinking about going solar, there’s no better time to act than now! The present is always a great time to start benefiting […]

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The Collective Conversation: Solar News for Nonprofits & Industry Professionals

August  2023 Researchers have determined that to meet global decarbonization goals for 2050, solar must grow over 7,000%. Nonprofits have an important role in this effort. By going solar, nonprofits can also save money on their electric bills that can be redirected to their crucial missions. How Recycling Can Keep Solar Panel Waste from Becoming […]

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Solar Spotlight: Bliss & Wisdom of Northern California

Operational and environmental sustainability are increasingly woven into the very fabric of nonprofit organizations’ missions across America. Here at CollectiveSun, we are honored to collaborate with these visionary entities, and today we shine a spotlight on our esteemed Nonprofit partner Bliss & Wisdom Foundation of Northern California. They partnered with CollectiveSun on their solar journey, […]

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