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SEPCO-Solar Lighting's Blog on Renewable Energy and Green Ideas

How Bright is 7 Watts?

on 8/14/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | General Lighting LED Lighting
Doing some research – specifically keyword research – I came across this question – How bright is 7 watts? This made me sit back and think. If people are asking how bright 7 Watts is, then you could put any arbitrary wattage in the place of 7 and the question could be asked in an infinite number of ways. But the explanation can also be done in just as many ways. Instead, here I wanted to cover some ways to look at this for someone who is working on trying to answer this question.
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Old Style HPS Lights vs Solar Powered LED Lights

Over the last decade, LEDs have evolved greatly. Not only has their light output increased, but also their efficiencies and price points have changed drastically. There are so many benefits to using LED fixtures, but one of the largest is the benefits to nature and the environment. Here are some of the ways that LEDs have really stepped up to the plate to make our world a little brighter.
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The Future of Renewable Energy

on 7/31/19 10:04 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Guest Post Green Ideas Renewable Energy
Every year, it seems like we are getting closer and closer to that space-age futuristic reality that Hollywood projected we would be at by now. Though we didn’t have hoverboards in 2015 like Back to the Future II had predicted, we’re not terribly far behind.
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How Businesses Can Introduce Sustainable Practices Into their Companies

on 7/17/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Renewable Energy Conservation
As much as it’s crucial for businesses to stay competitive with their technology, they also must stay on the cutting edge of sustainable practices in the workplace. There are two ways to make a workplace sustainable: implementing technology in an existing location to make renewable energy or using environmentally friendly materials and building practices to construct a new location.  
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Solar Tax Incentives May Not Expire But 2019 Is The End Of 30%

The Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is not ending, but 2019 is the end of the 30% benefit and will begin to reduce after this year. What does this mean for people looking to go solar? Act now on getting your systems purchased and installed. Either that or leave some cash on the table.
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Five Trends in Sustainable Construction

on 6/5/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Renewable Energy Conservation
  Sustainability and environmentally friendly practices have become increasingly popular in recent years. The construction industry has become more invested than ever in lowering the environmental impact involved in their actions. An increase in public awareness, the passage of environmentally friendly legislation, and government incentives have all fueled the rising demand for eco-friendly construction practices. Here are a few sustainable construction trends that are growing in popularity.  
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Why Being Eco-Friendly is Beneficial for Branding

on 5/22/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Guest Post Green Ideas Conservation
  Having an eco-friendly image is the way to go when promoting your brand in 2019. Brands such as Innocent and Lush have constructed their brand around their eco-friendly principles and it pays off. Today, consumers have a conscience, and making your company’s ethical views public and incorporating them into your brand is a great way to attract clientele. In fact, 90% of CEOs saying that sustainability is fundamental to success in business today.  
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Comparing Solar Light Pole Project Cost vs System Cost

  Often in the solar lighting industry, we receive calls asking for a system to meet a need in an area where power is not feasible to bring out, but then months later, the customer tells you they decided to bring power out to the area. This becomes a frustrating reality because most people see the system cost, and instead should look at the overall project cost. Let me explain.  
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Solar Tax Incentives May Not Expire But 2019 Is The End Of 30%

on 5/1/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Solar Power Renewable Energy Funding
The Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is not ending, but 2019 is the end of the 30% benefit and will begin to reduce after this year. What does this mean for people looking to go solar? Act now on getting your systems purchased and installed.
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Independent Power Producers – Can They Really Boost Your Profitability?

on 4/3/19 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 2 Comments | Guest Post Green Ideas Solar Power Renewable Energy Conservation
Sites eager to boost their mining power and power generation reliability may benefit from contracting an independent power producer. Although short-term power solutions have their advantages, independent power producers are effective in combating power outages and other power-related problems.  
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