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Founder Transfers Ownership of Local Solar Company

(Dubuque, IA) A decade after founding Eagle Point Solar LLC, the longtime owner and environmental evangelist of a Tristate solar business has turned over the reins to a new, local ownership group.   Barry Shear founded Eagle Point Solar in 2010. During this period, Shear led and built the foundation and strategic growth initiatives for […]


How To Save Energy While In Quarantine

In the blink of an eye, the entire nation is spending more time at home – working, learning, and everything in between. For many, spending several more hours at home each day (often 4-8 hours) greatly adds to the certainty of knowing that higher, unpredictable energy bills will be making their way to tighter family […]


Solar Power in a Post-Pandemic World

In an article on Forbes.com this month, Forbes points out that 10 years ago, solar power represented 1 percent of the world’s energy. Now, that percentage has grown to 9 percent and it continues to grow. Why? Energy is so cheap from solar power that we will end up paying a flat rate regardless of […]


Installing Solar: Harnessing Solar Energy and the Benefits

In recent media, renewables have become a popular topic, especially solar energy. We have seen everything from utility companies, municipalities, businesses, homeowners, and schools installing solar. We have also seen proposed legislation and changes in utility policies and energy rates. The higher demand for lower-cost energy, along with improvements in technology have paved the way […]