Misinformation is rampant in the solar industry. We’ve already posted several times in response to untruths, myths, and misinformation in the solar industry. How about another one? In this episode of Solar Mythbusters, we respond to a Facebook post that generically bashes solar as damaging and dangerous to roofs.
If you’ve been on the sales/installation/design side of the solar industry for even a few weeks, you’ve encountered questions related to how system production is calculated. This is a reasonable question. It’s a question that strikes at the heart of the solar value statement. As such, transparency is the appropriate posture for exploring this question.
Elon Musk. I’ve long thought his greatest contribution would be to captivate and fascinate humanity with his wild and innovative STEM based ideas — and thereby inspire a whole new generation of STEM professionals. I really do think that will be an important part of his legacy. What I want to talk about in this post is a shadow side of his flashy 2016 solar shingle product announcement.