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1. Do you have experience installing solar in my area?Every community is different. The permits, building and fire codes are different from community to community, you want to make sure that your installer has the experience and knowledge about your area before installing. If your installation doesn’t meet the local building code you could be required to make modifications to your system that could become very costly. 2. Is my…
Friday, May 5, 2017

GenPro partners with Thunder Valley

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Thunder Valley CDC is an organization that was founded by young people with young families. They started out by taking youth to sacred sites, creating engaging activities and educating them on how to run their own businesses. Thunder Valley has now evolved their organization into designing and building a Regenerative Community on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Their mission is to launch a program to ensure that they are not…
GenPro Energy Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Erika Young as the Marketing and External Affairs Manager. Young has been with GenPro since August of 2016 in the Lighting and Efficiency Department. In that time, she has become familiar with the industry’s practices and GenPro’s mission to ‘deliver customized, bankable energy solutions’. “I am eager to start this new adventure with GenPro. I have confidence that my background…
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,…
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