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The Solar Wolf Energy Blog is a place for us to share our thoughts and opinions about the Solar industry, the movement to adapting clean & renewable energy, and news about our incredible company - Solar Wolf Energy Inc.
If you’re reading this, you made it… Through the worst of winter! This coming Sunday, most of the United States will be springing forward in time to welcome in Daylight Saving Time! This ritual of setting our clocks forward by one hour began over 100 years ago, after World War One. The original meaning of Daylight Saving Time (DST) was to conserve fuel by reducing our dependence on electricity to light our homes during the colder, darker months...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
Women in Construction Week is March 6-13! Join Us in Celebrating the Hard Working Ladies of the Solar Industry
The second week of March 2021 is Women in Construction Week! This week is an annual period of awareness for women working in male-dominated building vocations. It was started after the success of the National Association of Women in Construction founded in 1953. Back then, there were even less women in the industry than there are now, and many of them worked in support roles instead of the job site. However, it quickly gained popularity as...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
March 3rd is World Wildlife Day! Today is an international day of awareness for the plants and animals that make our planet so vibrant and ecologically diverse. This day is inspired by the date that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) signed the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973. It is considered the most important global event dedicated to wildlife! This year, the theme...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
International Polar Bear Day is Coming Up this Saturday. How Does Solar Help Protect Vulnerable Species?
This Saturday, we’ll be observing an international day of awareness for one of the most well-loved apex predators on Earth: the polar bear! Officially classified as Ursus maritimus, the polar bear is an iconic creature that rules the Arctic circle. It is the largest extant bear species on the planet! This powerful animal is considered the most carnivorous of all bear species, feeding primarily on ringed and bearded seals. Though their food...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
As a national presence in residential and commercial solar energy installation, we at Solar Wolf Energy love renewables more than most. We’re huge supporters of clean energy transition because we know it is the best path our society can take towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, minimizing the harmful impacts of climate change, and preserving our natural resources. However, we also know that balance and moderation are key elements of any...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
You don’t have to be an expert economist to know that the invisible hand of the free market guides the natural fluctuations of prices and trade. It’s a staple of our society to approach the economy with a “laissez faire” attitude, letting things naturally adjust depending on the diverse array of individual market forces interacting at any given time. In this economic system, the price of a given good will fluctuate until it reaches a point where ...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
If you're considering whether going solar is a worthwhile financial move for your home, there are essentially two factors that you should look at: The costs associated with Solar Power. The utility rates you pay for electricity from the grid. Going solar makes economic sense when solar electricity costs less than grid electricity!Utility Rates Continue To Soar Every YearRetail residential electricity rates (the amount you pay per...Mike "Tech Overlord" Colletteread more
For many Americans, Lent is an important part of the year. A time of solemn observance for Catholic people, Lent is the 40 day period that begins after Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter. During this time, many people choose to “give something up” to show reverence for the sacrifice Jesus made when he fasted and prayed for 40 days, before dying on the Cross for mankind’s sins. Whether you are religious or not, Lent can be an opportune time to try...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more