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If you live outside of the sunny Southwest, the weather can bring sudden changes this time of year. Many parts of the country have already seen snow, and the polar vortex has extended far enough south that even our nation’s capital has experienced a few deep chills. Although at first blush it may seem that solar power is ideal for the summer, solar photovoltaic (PV) panels actually produce useful power…
GenPro Energy Solutions announced that Tanner Jobgen has joined the company as GenPro’s LORENTZ Network Partner Manager. “I'm really excited to be joining GenPro. I have been very interested in renewable energy and the business opportunities that it presents,” Jobgen said. “From the time I was first introduced to GenPro I was incredibly impressed with what they have accomplished and proud to have such a forward thinking company from my…
GenPro Energy Solutions announced that electric industry veteran Lee DeLange has joined the company as chief operating officer. “I’m very grateful to be joining the GenPro team,” DeLange said. “ I have had great respect for GenPro’s success over the years, and I look forward to helping the company grow.” DeLange’s career includes 23 years with Rapid City-based Black Hills Energy, most recently as manager of the Energy Services and…
The term “going green” is familiar to most people but their interpretation of what it means differs greatly. The definition to some business owners may be as simple as turning lights off when you leave a room or as complex as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programs. The question is, do your customers care whether your business goes green? And further, what kind of customers do you attract by making that…
LEDs are the future of the lighting market and are an easy upgrade with retrofits available for almost every application. There are a multitude of reasons why you should upgrade to LEDs but the four being discussed today will be longevity, efficiency, color temperature and environmental impacts. Longevity LEDs last a long time. A really long time. The bulbs GenPro offers are made to last 22.8 years with a 10-year…
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Do LED Lights Have Health Risks?

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There have been some questions and articles regarding recent publications, one article notably from the American Medical Association1, regarding health risks associated with LED lighting. These articles specifically mention outdoor municipal lighting in the form of street lamps. We should get this out of the way first as to not alarm anybody, "the position of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is that typical exposures to exterior lighting after sunset have…
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Community Solar Facts

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Shared renewable energy arrangements allow several energy customers to share the benefits of one local renewable energy power plant. When the power is supplied strictly by solar energy, it is sometimes called “community solar.” The shared renewables project pools investments from multiple members of a community and provides power and/or financial benefits in return. The next five years will see the U.S. community solar market add an impressive 1.8 gigawatts,…
Thursday, July 28, 2016

Six Facts About Solar Energy

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The solar industry is changing rapidly as it experiences unprecedented growth. Here are 6 facts that may surprise you about this increasingly popular source of power.
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Mammoth Site Switches To LED Lighting

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GenPro Energy Solutions was proud to be selected by the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, SD to replace their lighting with LEDs. LED lighting is popular because it's brighter and more energy efficient than incandescent lights. But for the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, there is another important consideration: the 26,000-year-old mammoth bones being unearthed at the site are sensitive to ultraviolet light, and LED fixtures emit virtually no harmful…
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Choosing the best LED replacement tube

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Why you should replace your fluorescent tube lights with LED and how to choose the correct replacement With the ever decreasing price of LED lights, increases in quality, efficiency of technology and rising electricity prices; upgrading old and outdated lighting systems to energy efficient LED solutions has become a necessity for more and more organizations. LED lights can last up to 22 years and are up to 80% more efficient…
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