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We Support the Rutgers Solar Car Team

Here at Solar Metric, we believe that the future of renewable energy lies in the hands of the youth. That’s why we are proud sponsors of the Rutgers Solar Car Team. They’re a really cool group of enthusiastic students, who spend their free time working to create a better future

US Universities Lead Solar Innovation and Academics

Universities in the United States are leading the way in developing, teaching and utilizing solar technology. Colleges and universities around the world are hubs of progression. It is on the campuses of the country that you can catch a glimpse into the future of businesses and communities. This is especially

How US Schools Are Taking Advantage of Solar Energy.

President Trump’s most recent proposed budget cuts include cutting 14% from the Department of Education.   Those cuts will result in eliminating many of the most important elements of our educational system. Some of those elements include grants for continuing teacher training, afterschool programs, and aid to low-income college students.  However, despite budget

Top Energy Trends to Watch in 2018

Solar Energy In 2016, solar energy finally surpassed the coal industry in net growth. Two-thirds of all new power added to the global grid was solar. That remarkable achievement led Dr. Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency, to declare that ““What we are witnessing is the birth of a new

2017 in Review: Solar Growth Here and Around the World

Our year-end wrap-up discusses a sampling of the biggest solar energy trends, in the United States and worldwide, over the past year. Change is happening, and it’s happening fast. The year 2017 has seen major advances in the public’s understanding of solar energy advantages. And it’s seen steady commercial progress. Residential solar

Coal Country Joins the Solar Shift

As our country’ shifts inevitably to clean energy sources, jobs are not being lost so much as shifting. From Wyoming to West Virginia, former fossil fuel industry workers are retraining for jobs in the green energy sector, and gradually embracing a new way of life. In days past, coal towns

The Future of Solar Power Outshines President Trump

State and Local Governments’ Substantial Impacts in the Rise of Solar Energy States and cities really drive the shift to renewable energy. The executive branch has little influence on state and local rules promoting solar initiatives for homes and businesses. Here is a brief overview of just a few of