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Andrew “Birchy” Birch, the CEO of Open Solar, highlights the crazy high prices of US residential solar. He explains how reducing “soft costs” is the easiest way to slash these prices.

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* Solar thrives through the pandemic
* The ITC extension super-charges solar in 2021
* A breakthrough in solid-state batteries
* Plus two exciting podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby share their favorite stories about clean, local energy in 2020 and preview what’s coming in 2021.

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GAF Energy is part of the world’s largest roofing company. Listen as their President, Martin DeBono, explains how panels and racks are bring replaced by solar photovoltaics that are integrated into the roof itself (BIPV).

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* A new report on the huge financial advantages of a US grid built around more local energy
* An update on the future of America’s biggest small-module reactor project

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Dr. Becca Jones-Albertus, the Director of Dept of Energy’s Solar Energy Technology office shares the surprising ways the government is spurring innovation, funding startups, and helping US solar companies achieve commercial success.

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Ryan Goodman, the CEO of leading microgrid company, Scale Microgrid Solutions, explains why microgrids are a clean reliable source of energy in the face of growing electric outages.

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* Analyzing the downward trajectory of ExxonMobil
* A exciting leap forward for Tesla’s batteries
* A California town’s pioneering microgrid project
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Vikram Aggarwal is the CEO of the internet’s #1 source for going solar — EnergySage. He shares his story and insights about why America is going solar!

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The advantages are no longer just about going green, as solar will be cheaper for nearly everyone over time. Outlined below are some of the best resources to help answer your questions about solar energy and find the right solar installer for your needs.

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Listen to Mike Casey, the CEO of marketing communications firm, Tigercomm, share his amazing insights and advice on communicating the messages of clean, local energy.

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Michael Sachse of Dandelion Energy explains how geothermal is an increasingly important part of local energy and how it can provide 24/7 heating and cooling to homes.

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