Category Archives: News and Updates

Powering Your Electric Vehicle with Solar May 19, 2017

Getting Rid of Gas So you ditched your gas guzzling internal combustion engine vehicle (ICE) for an electric vehicle (EV)–congratulations! In addition to being quiet, low maintenance, and fun to drive, EV’s powered by the electric grid are undoubtedly cleaner than their ICE counterparts. According to the US Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, … Continue reading Powering Your Electric Vehicle with Solar »

Elon Musk Announces Tesla Solar Roof Now On Sale May 11, 2017

Yes Solar Solutions Booth, Kathy and Drew talking about the Powerwall 2

Last night, Elon Musk took to twitter to announce the much anticipated news:  Solar roof (solar shingles) sales would begin in most countries throughout the world starting today (May 10, 2017).  Musk/Tesla also put forth a delivery date in the US in late 2017.  Also as important as the revolutionary solar roof news, the warranty … Continue reading Elon Musk Announces Tesla Solar Roof Now On Sale »

2016 National Solar Jobs Census

2016 National Solar Jobs Census

2016  Solar Jobs – Summary The Solar Foundation has released its 2016 National Solar Jobs Census, and it is exciting! The solar industry continues to grow and outpace most other sectors of the economy, further establishing solar as the energy source of the future.  The National Solar Jobs Census series provides current and statistically valid data from … Continue reading 2016 National Solar Jobs Census »

Working On Behalf Of The Solar Industry May 10, 2017

NCCEBA and Yes Solar Solutions

Yes Solar Solutions, Stew Miller, NCCEBA Members Visit The NC DEQ On Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Stew Miller, Co-Founder and President of Yes Solar Solutions, joined a group of fellow North Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (NCCEBA) members and NCCEBA’s lobbying team in briefing the Department of Environmental Quality on issues facing the NCCEBA members. … Continue reading Working On Behalf Of The Solar Industry »

Solar Financing May 4, 2017

zero percent financing, Solar Financing

We make solar simple.  We offer special financing for our solar energy solutions, $0 Down and 0% Interest for up to 18 Months. In addition: 30% Federal Tax Credit Helps Pay For Your System Up To 80% (Or More) Reduction In Your Electric Bill Yes Solar is proud to be the only NABCEP-accredited solar installation company … Continue reading Solar Financing »

Solar Farms Moving to Mountaintops – It Is Possible April 25, 2017

Row of Solar Panels-Yes Solar Solutions, North Carolina, South Carolina Solar Panel Installation Company

Interesting information coming out of Eastern Kentucky as two companies in partnership are exploring what solar farms would look like where mountaintops previously reached about 400 ft. higher into the sky.  Berkeley Energy Group and EDF Renewable Energy are executing engineering and feasibility studies at two sites near Pikeville, Kentucky.  The project would transform two mountaintop-removal … Continue reading Solar Farms Moving to Mountaintops – It Is Possible »

Earth Day 2017 April 22, 2017

April 22, Earth Day, draws attention to environmental concerns and highlights the correlation between pollution, public health and the health of every living organism on the planet.  The day also marks the anniversary of the modern era environmental movement starting in 1970. There was a lot going on in 1970, with the atmosphere swirling around the … Continue reading Earth Day 2017 »

Madison: First Wisconsin City to Promise 100% Renewable Energy March 29, 2017

A Promise of Renewable Energy It is promising to hear about and see the actions of cities large and small make a shift towards renewable energy. There is an apparent groundswell of acceptance for renewable energy at a local level, while environmental efforts and policy are navigating obstacles at a state and federal level.  For example, in … Continue reading Madison: First Wisconsin City to Promise 100% Renewable Energy »

Boone, NC Calls For 100% Clean Energy!

Boone, NC Making History with a Call to Clean Energy On a Thursday in late December 2016, Boone, North Carolina became the first town in the US to demand that the country completely ditch fossil fuels.  As reported by the High Country Press in Boone, NC the resolution was passed by a 5-0 vote by the … Continue reading Boone, NC Calls For 100% Clean Energy! »

Earth Hour – Review March 27, 2017

Earth Hour was March 25, 2017 at 8:30 – 9:30PM local time.  If you missed it, Earth hour is an hour long event where all around the world, businesses, landmarks and people shut of their lights.  The event brings to light climate change action.  The yearly event is coordinated by WWF and other volunteer organizations … Continue reading Earth Hour – Review »