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What Happens When You Install Solar Panels?: The Environmental Impact of Living Sustainably

What Happens When You Install Solar Panels?: The Environmental Impact of Living Sustainably

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Support for renewable energy continues to grow. More homeowners want to find ways to live sustainably. Solar panels provide an alternative energy source that is better for the environment and can provide financial savings over the years. Clean Edge Inc. commissioned research firm Zogby Analytics to conduct a national survey. Clean Edge assists corporations in the “transition to a clean energy economy.” They polled 1,418 randomly selected U.S. homeowners to better understand their attitudes toward a variety of clean energy technologies, including solar. Approximately 88% of those surveyed viewed renewable energy as essential to America’s future. And 69% stated that they want to have more options when it comes to supplying energy to their homes. Of those, 62% said that they would consider installing a residential solar power system. The…
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Controversial Green New Deal Could Push Major Changes in Iowa’s Energy Independence

Controversial Green New Deal Could Push Major Changes in Iowa’s Energy Independence

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View KCRG Video Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) and charismatic up-and-comer Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) have introduced a joint resolution that’s getting mixed responses from business leaders. As unstoppable forest fires destroy parts of California and destructive hurricanes ravage the East Coast, it was only a matter of time before issues related to the environment and climate change featured prominently in politics. The 14-page House Resolution 109 outlines ways to combat climate change on multiple fronts. If passed, these would include new government programs and policies as well as expanding public transportation and renewable energy. The Green New Deal Brings Hope to Many Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA) took a positive stance on the potential changes: “I am pleased that House Democrats are finally taking steps after 10 years of inaction…
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Moxie Becomes An Authorized Panasonic Solar Installer

Moxie Becomes An Authorized Panasonic Solar Installer

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A combination of expert solar installers and quality equipment is needed to get the most out of your system. Moxie is proud to announce that we are now an authorized Panasonic installer! For our customers, that means a great opportunity to go green with one of the sustainable industry’s top brands. Why Panasonic Solar Panels? Panasonic is one of the most highly-sought manufacturers in the business. Their products offer high module efficiency, coming in at just over 20% while most panels fall into the 15% to 17% range. What do you need to know about Panasonic’s solar panels? Panasonic and Moxie Keep You Informed Panasonic provides a wealth of information on their website. If you need a new solar system or plan to update an existing system, this is a…
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Moxie Makes the 2018 Inc 5000

Moxie Makes the 2018 Inc 5000

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Moxie Solar celebrates another incredible year by once again ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Thanks to the entire #MoxieMachine for their dedication!  "Dear Moxie Solar, Congratulations! Moxie Solar has earned the rank of 1163 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This achievement puts you in rarefied company. The elite group you've now joined has, over the years, included companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.com." JOIN THE DISCUSSION ON FACEBOOK. VISIT THE MOXIE SOLAR'S INC 5000 PROFILE.
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Moxie Ranked as a Top Solar Contractor

Moxie Ranked as a Top Solar Contractor

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Solar Power World, the leading solar publication covering technology, development and installation, publishes the Top Solar Contractors list annually. The list includes hundreds of solar contractors and developers in the United States, listed and categorized by state/territory, service and market. The list includes solar PV companies that provide the following services: EPC contracting, development, construction/installation, electrical work and/or rooftop-specific installations. Companies can do work in any market segment, including utility, commercial, residential and off-grid. Companies must be headquartered in the United States. Companies choose their primary market and primary service. That does not mean they only work in these areas. They could work across all markets and all services, and their listed kilowatts reflect their cumulative installation numbers from the last year in all markets, services and states.  (VIEW THE MOXIE SOLAR CONTRACTOR PROFILE AT SOLAR…
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Illinois Home Solar – Best Deal in the Nation

Illinois Home Solar – Best Deal in the Nation

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[caption id="attachment_1686" align="alignnone" width="300"] A Moxie Solar array incorporating many different build types![/caption] In June of 2017, the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA), passed in Illinois. FEJA frees up hundreds of millions of dollars for solar. Here's the great thing: 25% of those dollars are reserved for homeowners, on a first come, first serve basis! Moxie Solar is working to deliver those benefits along with a full service solar installation to homeowners throughout the state. ComEd and Ameren customers are both included in this program. Solar in Chicago, Illinois, and the surrounding areas provides the Illinois homeowner with immense benefits. Homeowners can pay the system back in 6 to 10 years depending on their roof structure (ROI of 10%+), and add value to their home. Additionally they can offset thousands…
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A Chat with Jared Todd

A Chat with Jared Todd

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"The Moxie name just kept coming up time and again in the Midwest as I was researching top quality installers." stated Todd. Jared Todd is Moxie Solar's Chicago Market President. Jared joined the Moxie Team after working as Director of External Operations for the Stanford University Men’s Basketball team. Jared’s business background and intricate knowledge of solar regulation make him uniquely qualified to serve the Chicago Market. From the 24/7 Press Release article: Upon first meeting Jared Todd, his poise, intellect and 6' 6" frame, quickly tricked my mind into thinking I was speaking with someone two decades Jared's senior. A former D1 basketball coach, Jared approached a crossroads in 2016 when he was forced to either pursue his dream of coaching in the NBA or to begin his new career…
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Moxie honored at #CBJfast25

Moxie honored at #CBJfast25

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Wednesday night Moxie Solar was honored by the Corridor Business Journal at their Fastest Growing Companies event. Jason Hall, Moxie CEO, had this to say: "We came in third fastest growing company in the corridor. That's a first place, a second place and now a third place in three consecutive years. The people that work here are special. I'm so excited to say honestly that no matter what coworker I'm interacting with I enjoy that person. It's striking that our team, our people, have some different quality about them that makes them special. I'd love to say we pick the right people and then create an environment that fosters original personalities. Honestly though, I don't know how we have accumulated so many sensational people. But It's absolutely evident when I go to events like…
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Raising Money For Cancer Survivorship

Raising Money For Cancer Survivorship

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The 2018 Red Shamrock Foundation Trail Challenge is now over. The Moxie team showed up in force to tell cancer to take a hike. Moxie Solar not only helped make it a successful event but also helped raise money for cancer survivorship.  After making a recovery from cancer there are a myriad of issues people have to deal with. By raising money from events like the trail challenge the RSF is able to make patients post-cancer lives better. Moxie Solar is a proud supporter of the RSF and the Trail Challenge series. Red Shamrock Foundation supports pediatric cancer survivors in a variety of different ways.  Be sure to visit the RSF site to find out how you can help out! [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5BVQhuBGkA[/embedyt]    
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Moxie Receives BBB Torch Award Honorable Mention

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This year there were over  250 nominees for the BBB Torch Award. We’re honored to be a Better Business Bureau 2018 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics honorable mention recipient.  Presented annually since 1996, the International Torch Awards for Ethics honor companies that demonstrate best practices, leadership, social responsibility and high standards of organizational ethics that benefit their customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and communities. The award embodies the Better Business Bureau mission of advancing trust in the marketplace. The International Torch Awards are brought to you by the Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust.
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