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SEPTEMBER 03, 2021

From Solar Ambassador to Working at a Solar Company, Research Lab and Start-up: A Solar Ambassador’s Renewable Energy Journey

Sydney Bartone graduated from the University of..

SEPTEMBER 03, 2021

A Solar Ambassador Alumni’s Career in the Renewable Energy Industry

Zainab Mirza was a RE-volv Solar Ambassador at American University from 2016-2018..

AUGUST 24, 2021

From Launching a High School Solar Training Program to Serving on a Solar Industry Board: A Solar Ambassador Alumni’s Story

Laura Rigell was a RE-volv Solar Ambassador and..

JULY 23, 2021

From Solar Ambassador to Renewable Energy Sales Representative: A Solar Ambassador Alumni’s Story

Cat Sweeney was a RE-volv Solar Ambassador at Coastal Carolina University from 2016-2018..

MAY 25, 2021

Tips for Teaching Children about Sustainability and Climate Change

It’s important to teach kids about sustainability because the more children who are educated..

MAY 24, 2021

11 Environmentally-Friendly Tips for a More Sustainable Summer

Are you looking for some simple ways to incorporate..

APRIL 28, 2021

Solar Education on an Online Campus

In the Academic year of 2020-2021 the American University RE-volv Solar Ambassador team..

APRIL 27, 2021

How Joining RE-volv's Solar Ambassador Team Changed My Perspective on Renewable Energy

Being from a small rural town in northeastern..

APRIL 21, 2021

University of Dayton Solar Ambassador Presentation

Emily Burns is a Solar Ambassador on the University of Dayton Team. Emily has been..

APRIL 19, 2021

Seven Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill

Everybody loves saving money but one area people do not typically think of to save money..

APRIL 15, 2021

Finding Sources of Optimism as a RE-volv Solar Ambassador During a Global Pandemic

When I signed up to become a Solar Ambassador..

APRIL 13, 2021

Announcing our $10M “Solar For All” Investment Round

At RE-volv, we are a climate justice nonprofit organization and leading financier..

APRIL 7, 2021

Why You Should Get Excited About RE-volv's Partnership with Dickinson

Nestled halfway between Pittsburgh and..

APRIL 7, 2021

RE-volv’s Project Impact Areas

At RE-volv, we empower people to bring clean energy to their communities. We do that by bringing..

APRIL 5, 2021

The Free Rider Dilemma: South Carolina Utility Rate Structure and Solar Implications

Electric bills and savings are at the forefront of..

MARCH 24, 2021

Virtual Film Screening of In the Water to Help Push Coal Ash Legislation in Indiana

With the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been harder as..

MARCH 9, 2021

The New Administration’s Plan for Solar and the Benefits

With a new administration now in the White House..

MARCH 3, 2021

Solar Ambassadors’ Impact in Their Community

It is no question that members of the RE-volv team and Solar Ambassadors recognize the importance..

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Texting for Change Purdue Solar Ambassadors Contribute to Elect a Climate-friendly Administration

I was just finishing the 3rd grade when the 2008..

FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Solar Ambassadorship: Evolving Energy

I became interested in Re-volv’s Solar Ambassador Program the first..

FEBRUARY 4, 2021

Thank you for 10 Amazing Years of Impact

Ten years ago today, February 4th 2011, I boarded a train in Jack London..

JANUARY 18, 2021

Where do we go from Here? Chaos or Community

Today is a national holiday where we take time to reflect on the legacy..

JANUARY 12, 2021

6 Factors to Consider When Installing a Rooftop Solar System

Installing a rooftop solar system is a great step..

OCTOBER 28, 2020

The Cheapest Source of Electricity in History

It’s official. Guess what is the cheapest source of electricity in history!?

JUNE 19, 2020

Solidarity and commitment

In the words of the Movement 4 Black Lives, “Juneteenth is a day that honors Black freedom and...

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Solar Energy as an Investment

I don’t know about you, but I value my money. I want to stretch my dollar as far as possible...

JANUARY 3, 2019

A New Year’s Revolution

Another year under our belts. Calendars are switched out, resolutions are written, and...

DECEMBER 19, 2018

Can we overcome Eco-Anxiety?

After 3 years of studying environmental economics, health, and policy I have learned that..

MARCH 15, 2018

Representing Coastal Carolina University at Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Back in October there was a conference in San Antonio, Texas under the theme of “Stronger..

MARCH 15, 2018

Sustainability Saves More than Just
the Environment

This past fall I visited the beautiful, rich country of Ghana in Western Africa..

DECEMBER 12, 2017

Getting the Most Out of your Solar System's Energy Production

Installing solar panels onto your home’s roof is a great way to offset expensive energy bills while investing..

OCTOBER 24, 2017

Why I Became A Solar Ambassador for RE-volv

In this post I would like to talk about something very important to me. It acts as the founding..

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