Industry Trends

Investigate some major lessons solar installers have learned over the past year, and how they'll be acting on them in 2021 and beyond.
A house with the lights on in a storm.
Demand for solar storage is booming, so solar installers must understand why customers want it and how they can sell it. 
A smart thermostat
Solar power production guarantees can be a great way to stand out with increasingly savvy solar customers.
When we looked back at the most read blog posts from the Aurora blog of 2020, we saw several trends that reflect the changes this year.
Community solar can provide clean energy to people who don't own their homes, but historically it's been inaccessible to many. Until now...
The unpredictability of the future can seem daunting. And, it’s in uncertain times like these, that we typically look to the leaders in our industry for guidance.
In response to an ever-increasing volume of intermittent renewable energy—predominantly solar, CAISO began preparing for the impacts it will have on net load.
Due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and temporary shutdown of non-essential businesses, there’s been a marked reduction in energy usage in California.
SEIA recently hosted an online meeting to discuss: the possible implications of COVID-19 for the solar industry, actions SEIA is taking on behalf
When firefighters respond to emergencies, solar panels can present a hazard if they are still electrified. Rapid shutdown requirements help solve that.
Solar easements protect solar customers from shade on their PV systems due to changes on surrounding property. Here's what to know about these agreements.