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Bright Ideas Blog, Renewable Energy Strategy, Solar Projects

How to Solarize Your Nonprofit Organization

As the renewable energy industry, specifically solar, gains traction among the residential and commercial markets, a frequent topic of conversation is, “How can a nonprofit organization take advantage of solar energy?” Although there are challenges associated with a nonprofit taking the solar journey, it is doable, and can be an essential piece of not just

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Branding, Bright Ideas Blog, Content Marketing

AHA! How to Use the Element of Surprise in Your Clean Energy Content Marketing

In clean energy marketing, as in other realms of marketing, content is king. But to attract more qualified prospects to your web site and ultimately lower your customer acquisition costs, not just any content will do. You must consistently publish content that informs, satisfies and sometimes surprises your prospect base. To illustrate this point I’m

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Bright Ideas Blog, Solar, Solar in Schools

SHOW AND TELL: Schools Showcase Clean Energy Strategies at Stanford Symposium

Education and clean energy leaders gathered last week at Stanford University for the second annual Clean Energy for Education Symposium. The schools attending this growing conference are determined to provide students with a world-class education, while dramatically reducing the energy needed to sustain their institutions.

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Bright Ideas Blog, Solar

Why Go Solar Now?

As we head into another scorching summer in Texas, the temptation to go solar is only natural. Look outside: Our roofs are drenched in untapped energy reserves. But with solar prices plummeting over the last several years, isn’t it better to wait until prices hit “rock bottom”? Why pull the trigger on solar now? Over

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