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Renewable Energy Handbook Added to Resource Library

Fort Lauderdale, FL - US Solar Institute is excited to announce the addition of the Solar Power World’s 2015 Renewable Energy Handbook to the MyUSSI Solar Equipment Resource Library. This 300 page resource serves as an educational addition to the continuously expanding online library of solar training materials at MyUSSI.com. The Solar Equipment Resource Library  [...]

US Solar Adds SnapNRack to Resource Library

In addition to the creation of MyUSSI.com, a new mobile-friendly platform for online solar training, US Solar Institute has created the Solar Equipment Resource Library. This online library is designed to be a bank of knowledge for all things solar. USSI is excited to announce that premier solar racking company SnapNrack has been added to [...]

PSC Approves $191 Mil Investment (Taxpayer Dollars) in Out of State Fracking, Solar Still Not Priority

With the holidays right around the corner, things aren’t looking quite that sunny in the Sunshine State of Florida. As we all know, the growth of the solar industry in Florida is largely dependent on the sort of policies that the state government chooses to put into place and support. In addition to elected officials, [...]

Part Two of the Return of Solar Rebates – Solar for Businesses

Earlier this week, we wrote about how you can qualify for up to $20,000 in solar rebates from Florida Power and Light for your new solar system installed in 2015. Businesses are not being left out of the solar rebates! This post is about what you need to know in order to qualify for a [...]

FPL Solar Rebates – How To Get Yours

FPL rebates are back! How to get a solar rebate for your Residential System Sometimes the initial cost of solar can be intimidating to somebody who wants to “go solar”. Would a $20,000 solar rebate help? How about $50,000? For most, it would help quite a bit. Florida Power and Light realizes this, so they [...]

ReEnergize Florida – Last Week’s Solar Call to Arms

Florida, the Sunshine State - How many times have you heard that? If you’re in the solar industry, the phrase is probably often followed up with an ironic grin, or maybe even a grimace. It’s no secret that, despite the “sunshine state” slogan, the Florida solar industry faces some significant challenges in the world of [...]

US Solar Institute to Attend & Sponsor ReEnergize Florida

US Solar Institute to Attend Reenergize Florida as Educational Sponsor with FlaSEIA and FARE Fort Lauderdale, 2014 – US Solar Institute (USSI) will be in Orlando this upcoming Friday (December 5, 2014) attending the Reenergize Florida symposium as an educational sponsor. The solar event is hosted by Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA) and Florida [...]

Keystone Pipeline Rejection Points To Where We Are Headed

The most recent Keystone pipeline rejection alongside election results and actions in Florida and Wisconsin have encouraged me to share some thoughts about the state of the solar industry as we close out 2014. Throughout these past 11 months there have been many quiet changes that may prove to shape thepolitical landscape moving forward.  The [...]

US Solar Updates Mobile Friendly, Online Solar Training

Fort Lauderdale (November 2014) US Solar Institute (USSI) continues to be on the cutting edge of premier solar training with newly expanded online offerings. The online courses are getting a facelift in a new, upgraded, mobile-friendly online platform. Students enrolled into USSI will now receive a login to their personal learning portal. The portal has [...]

Here is What You Need to Know About Veterans Training

In part one, we discussed the unemployment challenge that so many US veterans are facing right now. We also discussed some of the steps that are being taken to help vets get back on their feet. To say that nobody is offering veterans “help” would be a lie. However, those quotes around the word “help” [...]