Harvest Energy Solutions Blog

Solar Spotlight: Country Chevrolet Buick & GMC (Benton, KY), 50kW Elevated Carport System

There are many ways a solar system can be incorporated into your home, farm, place of business, and other applications. Harvest Energy Solutions recently installed a 50-Kilowatt Elevated Carport Solar System for Country Chevrolet Buick & GMC, in Benton, KY. When considering ways to help reduce[...]

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What are Solar Panel "Tiers" and what do they mean?

In 2010, China wanted to grow their market share of solar panels in America and Europe.  This caused many small, new manufacturers to pop-up and flood the market with cheap solar panels, putting American and European manufacturers out of business.  As a tool to aide consumers, Bloomberg New[...]

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Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) - What They Are, and How You Can Benefit

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), or as they are sometimes called SREC’s (Solar Renewable Energy Credits) are non-tangible energy commodities that account for 1 megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity generated from an eligible renewable energy resource. Solar energy is credited with one REC for[...]

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Solar v Fossil Fuels

Over the past decade, renewable energy has become a major topic of discussion throughout the country.  While debates continue about net metering, tax credits, climate change, fossil fuels, renewable portfolio standards, and a myriad of other topics, one thing is certain: renewable energy (most[...]

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What is a Photovoltaic Solar Module and How does it Produce Power I Can Use?

If you are looking at buying solar for your house, farm or business, you may see the word Photovoltaic or PV constantly being used. Well what does that mean exactly? The word photovoltaic can really be broke down into 2 main parts the word Photo meaning light and the word Volt which is a unit of[...]

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Common Solar Myths and FAQ’s

There are a lot of misconceptions about solar.  And though the demand for solar is growing and the cost is dropping, several myths still remain.  My name is Ken Zebarah and I am the Michigan and Indiana Territory Manager here at Harvest Energy Solutions. Being able to visit with others on a[...]

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What is Net Metering?

Net metering is just one of the financial incentives that makes solar energy more affordable than it has ever been. 

How does Net Metering work?

Net metering is the program that allows solar power producers to transfer excess energy produced by their solar panels back onto their utility’s[...]

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Trade Shows

In today’s technology driven world, information is at our fingertips in an instant and communication is faster and easier than ever. But nothing can quite replace a face-to-face interaction. Here at Harvest, we love to be able to talk with you all through our social media, emails, and phone[...]

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Owning a solar system is easier than you think.

Hi, my name is Wendy Olinyk, VP Finance & Administration for Harvest Energy Solutions. My husband, Mark and I own two solar systems and are looking to install our third. And believe me, it is much simpler than you think. Utility Companies are required to allow it, more and more people are[...]

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What To Expect When Installing Solar

As the Vice President of Operations here at Harvest Energy Solutions I am responsible for the system design, product identification, purchasing and construction of the solar arrays. Here at Harvest Energy Solutions we have in-house designers, engineers, installers, licensed electrician and solar[...]

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