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Jul 17, 2017
If you have a north-facing roof, you might think that solar just isn't going to work for your property. Even though it's true that north-facing roofs aren't ideal for solar, you still have options: while you will have some challenges to work around…
Jun 24, 2017
Solar is fascinating! From its discovery to now solar has an incredible story and will continue to keep growing as people turn to more sustainable sources for electricity. There is so much to learn about solar and its industry. Here are five…
Mar 29, 2017
As in “Aggregate net metering” is a modification to net metering that solves the problem by allowing electric customers to offset energy use at all meters or buildings with solar at any meter or building. First, individuals can choose the best…
Mar 18, 2017
Looking for ways to reduce business energy costs?  You may not think all that much about paying your electric bill every month. And if you do, well, that’s just the cost of doing business, right? Nuh-uh. Take just a moment to consider the energy you…
Feb 17, 2017
Our Services Site Inspection Our technicians and designers will visit the location to assess your property and its situation. The available area for your solar array will be carefully measured. If a roof mount system is desired, our roofing experts…
Nov 30, 2016
Highest Efficiency Solar Panels - Sunrise Solar uses only SunPower panels.   SunPower makes the highest efficiency solar panels you can buy for your roof. Source: Highest of over 3,200 silicon solar panels, Photon Module Survey, Feb 2014.   SunPower…
Nov 11, 2016
Solar Energy is the energy that is produced by the sun in the form of heat and light. It is one of the most renewable and readily available source of energy. The fact that it is available in plenty and free and does not belong to anybody makes it…
Nov 1, 2016
Capturing the sun's energy for light, heat, hot water, and electricity can be a convenient way to save money. Whether drying crops, heating buildings, or powering a water pump, using the sun can make the farm more efficient. Putting the Sun to Work…
Oct 11, 2016
Your farm is a legacy. Its success has been your success. Purchasing solar goes a long way in solidifying your legacy and the part you played in passing the farm to the next generation. When you purchase a Solar system you will reduce electrical…
Sep 9, 2016
There are great incentives for people around the U.S. to utilize residential solar energy, such as reducing their energy bill each month and helping the environment, which are key factors in the solar movement. Some states provide more benefit than…
Sep 9, 2016
Sunrise Solar is Proud to Present: Wings Landing Solar Farm Wings Landing Farm grows large quantities of produce annually that is sold both locally and through out the eastern sea board. As a side item Wings Landing Farm grows chickens, corn, beans…
Sep 9, 2016
Can you build a pole building to be aesthetically pleasing while giving you the functionality that you desire? The answer to this question is yes!  I'll use a recent job by Stoltzfus Pole Building as a case study.  The customer had need of implement…
Sep 9, 2016
Powerful. Elegant. Rugged. This is what home solar was meant to be. Let's Simplify Solar There are three simple questions to consider when shopping for solar.  1. How much energy will my solar panels produce? 2. How long will my solar system last? 3…
Sep 9, 2016
General Solar Energy Facts Solar energy is healthier for the environment than traditional fossil related forms of energy. Solar energy has many positive uses, such as the production of electricity through photovoltaic cells, and the direct heating…
Sep 9, 2016
Rugged solar panels are just as important on your rooftop. Ranked #1 for durability, SunPower panels are designed to stand up to the most challenging conditions: hail, rain, snow, heat – even hurricane-force winds. And their unrivaled strength is…
Sep 9, 2016
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save money on your electricity bills and/or lead a more green life, you might consider switching to a renewable energy such as emission-free solar power. According to the Solar Energy Industry Association…
Sep 9, 2016
Solar panel refers to a panel designed to absorb the sun's rays as a source of energy for generating electricity or heating. A photovoltaic (in short PV) module is a packaged, connected assembly of typically 6×10 solar cells. Solar Photovoltaic…
Sep 9, 2016
Homeowners installed more than 186,000 residential systems in 2014, the third consecutive year the residential market grew by more than 50%, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA). Falling prices for solar panels (especially those…
Sep 9, 2016
It will give you the means to stop paying that monthly electric bill. It will help you save on your upcoming Federal Taxes. You will then be able to take advantage of the 50% Bonus Depreciation. It will keep the cash in-house to help grow your…
Sep 9, 2016
1) It’s good for the environment.   Unlike conventional power, solar produces no harmful emissions that hurt the environment. 2) It’s a solid home investment.   Many home improvements that you will make, will not add the same value that you put into…
Sep 9, 2016
Benerofe Properties Corporation Reduces Energy Bills by 15% With Solar “I’m happy to say that since the SunPower solar system was installed, we’re saving 10-15% on the cost of electricity.” – Mitch Benerofe, Vice President, Benerofe…
Sep 9, 2016
The Sun accounts for 99.86% of the mass in the solar system. It has a mass of around 330,000 times that of Earth. It is three quarters hydrogen and most of its remaining mass is helium. Over one million Earth’s could fit inside the Sun. If you were…
Sep 9, 2016
Sunrise Solar is a team of solar power professionals based in Chestertown, Maryland. We are experts in the design and installation of the highest quality solar panel systems on the market, SunPower solar systems. Call us today to see how we can work…
Sep 9, 2016
When you switch to solar with Sunrise, your monthly electric bill will be less than what you are currently paying to your utility company, and you will be able to take advantage of 30% tax credits. Why not take control of your energy consumption and…
Sep 8, 2016
Part 1 Effective energy policies, economies of scale and new technologies have achieved something remarkable:  Solar energy production is now at the scale and cost necessary so that it is affordable for everyone. As prices drop and…
Sep 8, 2016
Part 2 Innovative financing options make the current solar landscape appealing - in particular, the inclusion of third-party power purchase agreements (PPAs) and leasing that have brought solar to the masses. These options are further enhanced by…
Sep 8, 2016
Part 3 Solar leases are usually long-term and typically allot for a 20-year term without the ability to buy out or pay off early. Though the monthly rate outlined in the lease agreement is usually slightly less than the existing monthly electricity…
Sep 8, 2016
Part 4 The dramatic plunge in the price of solar panels since 2009 is attributed to a global solar manufacturing oversupply. In turn, this has contributed to a drop in the price for solar equipment of 50%, making it less expensive in today's post-…
Sep 8, 2016
Part 5 "In much of the country, the Geostellar Solar Index shows that homeowners can actually generate more wealth with solar panels than stocks, bonds, CDs or other investments," says David Levine, founder and CEO of Geostellar. "The index's…
Sep 8, 2016
This past weekend we were able to go to Annapolis, MD for a home show! Here are a couple pictures from our booth with Crystal, Tice and Dan!  We took some of our outdoor furniture and even had golf putting for some free items!   We were also able to…

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