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Solar ‘n’ Suds: Using the Sun to Power Craft Breweries

Micro, nano, and craft breweries are on the rise, and that’s important for a variety of reasons like revitalizing local economies. However, one of the most important elements they bring is their sustainable operations. Brewing takes a lot of water and energy, and they recognize that their businesses depend on access to good resources. The American Brewers Association even provides sustainability manuals for interested parties.

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Solar Innovation: Inspired by Nature

Drew Boyd & Jacob Goldenberg recognized a pattern in innovation to create a systematic approach: Subtraction, Division, Multiplication, Task Unification and Attribute Dependency. They call it the Systematic Inventive Thinking, or SIT. We’re doing a series of how solar technologies approach innovation. Let’s take a look at how some of these innovation approaches (Task Unification and Attribute Dependency) apply to solar technologies inspired by nature.

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Icon Solar with Batesville Chamber

We’ve been featured in the Batesville Herald-Tribune as one of the Batesville chamber members. Here’s an excerpt:

That’s why Icon Solar has been chosen to be a trusted partner in so many Solarize programs. We’ve been operating in Bloomington and Muncie Solarize and have recently been chosen for Solarize in the Greater Cincinnati area and, most recently announced, the Indianapolis area. These programs educate the public on solar while offering friendly competition among multiple solar companies and great customer options.

Read more at the Batesville Herald-Tribune.

Farewell, Fossils!

Farewell, fossils!Fossil fuels are a thing of the past. Even utility, coal, natural gas, and oil companies recognize the power of renewable energies, especially solar power. While the International Energy Agency (IEA) and U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) predict a slowing down of solar installation, all signs say that it’s not—especially with fossil fuel companies going green.

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