April is national #TechMonth, in this blog we highlight some recent advancements in solar technology that have paved the way to efficient solar energy solutions and systems.    Record-Breaking Efficiency Technologies: Most recent research from the National University of Singapore has made a major advancement and set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of...

In honor of March being Women's History Month and March 8th being International women's day, Vision Solar would like to highlight the ten most influential women throughout the history of solar and their advancements to the solar industry.  Katharine Burr Blodgett: (1898 - 1979) Blodgett was an American physicist whose work is considered foundational in the...

In February, the United States celebrates the contributions of African Americans. We at Vision Solar celebrate diversity and inclusion during this month of togetherness. We thank all black innovators who have contributed to the solar industry and would like to recognize a few individuals whose ideas and work have contributed to the growth and...

Happy new year from Vision Solar! A new year means new beginnings, new resolutions, and new opportunities. The past is far behind us, and we are only moving forward. Especially for the solar energy industry, 2022 is predicted to be a record year! Here are some optimistic expectations for this new year:    According to a...

This Thanksgiving, let us reflect on the many reasons why we should be grateful for solar energy! Here are our top 3 reasons: #1 Booming Industry In just the last five years, jobs in the solar industry have more than doubled! Currently, the solar industry employs more than 240,000 people nationwide and 3.75 million worldwide! And...

The World Health Organization reports that 3 in 10 people worldwide lack access to safe, readily available water. This is the leading cause of childhood deaths worldwide from waterborne diseases and an estimated 443 million school days lost each year from water-related illness. GivePower is a nonprofit organization working towards resolving this issue by...

At the beginning of September, the U.S. Department of Energy released the “Solar Futures study” outlining the plan for solar energy in the years to come. What does this plan look like, and what can we expect?  First is a very optimistic start that the White House is calling for solar energy to power nearly...

The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing, thanks to a pro-renewables presidential administration and increased concern over climate change. Vision Solar has had a front-row seat to this action, with business increasing over the last year. Solar Power World has recognized the company's installation success by ranking Vision Solar at No.13 on the...

Solar energy is virtually inexhaustible making it the best renewable energy source. If you are considering making the switch over to solar or have already done so, here are five interesting facts about solar that will surprise you.  One hour of sunlight equals one year’s worth of energy for the ENTIRE earth!  To put that...

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