Entries by Third Sun Solar

Solar Consultant – Cincinnati Based

Do you live in the Greater Cincinnati area and have a passion for the environment? Do you wish to make a difference in the world while also joining one of the fastest growing industries in the country? Do you have sales and/or business experience and love communicating with people? Are you a driven and well-organized […]

Buying A Solar Home Checklist

Congratulations! Maybe you bought or are thinking about buying a home with a solar energy system. We’re not surprised. With the growing popularity of solar, you may encounter solar on some of the houses you see.   So, what do you need to know when considering buying a house with solar? If the previous homeowner […]

Selling A Solar Home  

Selling a Home with a Solar Energy System In addition to the many benefits that solar adds to a home, increased property value can be found among them. Let’s face it – the home you’re in now might not be the home that you live in for the next 25 or more years. With solar […]

Denison University Solar Pollinator Garden

Denison University’s pollinator-friendly solar array is the first of its kind in the State of Ohio!  Nationwide, bees, monarchs, and other pollinators are disappearing, and scientists agree that loss of habitat is a primary concern.  This pollinator habitat provides natural sources of food, water and shelter to wildlife and is sustainably maintained with the incorporation of native […]

Federal-Hocking Local Schools flip the switch on new solar energy system

Federal-Hocking Local Schools cut the ribbon on a new solar installation that will offset 70% of the school’s annual energy use with renewable power. Students “flipped the switch” on a 700 kW  solar system for the first time at the Federal-Hocking Middle & High School campus on July 11th 2019 at 11 AM. Former Federal-Hocking Superintendent, George Wood […]

Bi-Directional Metering in Ohio

All residential solar systems that maintain a connection with their utility company require a bi-directional meter. A bi-directional meter measures the flow of electricity in two directions. It measures how much energy you’ve consumed and how much solar energy you’ve fed back into the grid. Read more about net metering here.  When do I turn […]

Net Metering for Solar in Ohio  

In sunny peak months in Ohio, solar systems often produce more energy than a home can consume. Have you ever wondered what happens to this excess electricity? Or how you, the homeowner, benefit from the extra energy your solar energy system produces? Net Metering is the process that accounts for this difference in production & use.  Net metering […]

House Bill 6: Ohio Businesses Call on Governor and Lt. Governor to embrace clean energy policies

June 4, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ohio Businesses Call on Governor and Lt. Governor to embrace clean energy policies: HB 6 Provisions Repealing Renewable and Energy Efficiency Standards would be “huge step backward” COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 60 businesses and organizations have issued an open letter to Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon […]

A Women-Led Solar Business  

For the past 20 years, Third Sun Solar founder and CEO Michelle Greenfield has contributed tirelessly to the advancement of solar. These contributions include the increased participation & contributions of women in the solar field.  Her leadership can be seen in many areas, as a contractor, policy advocate and educator. Over the years, Michelle’s leadership has had a ripple […]