Harvest Solar Blog

Common Solar Myths and FAQ’s

There are a lot of misconceptions about solar.  And though the demand for solar is growing and the cost is dropping, several myths still remain.  My name is Ken Zebarah and I am the Michigan and Indiana Territory Manager here at Harvest Energy Solutions. Being able to visit with others on a daily[...]

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What is Net Metering?

Net metering is just one of the financial incentives that makes solar energy more affordable than it has ever been. 

How does Net Metering work?

Net metering is the program that allows solar power producers to transfer excess energy produced by their solar panels back onto their utility’s electric[...]

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Trade Shows

In today’s technology driven world, information is at our fingertips in an instant and communication is faster and easier than ever. But nothing can quite replace a face-to-face interaction. Here at Harvest, we love to be able to talk with you all through our social media, emails, and phone[...]

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Owning a solar system is easier than you think.

Hi, my name is Wendy Olinyk, VP Finance & Administration for Harvest Energy Solutions. My husband, Mark and I own two solar systems and are looking to install our third. And believe me, it is much simpler than you think. Utility Companies are required to allow it, more and more people are[...]

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What To Expect When Installing Solar

As the Vice President of Operations here at Harvest Energy Solutions I am responsible for the system design, product identification, purchasing and construction of the solar arrays. Here at Harvest Energy Solutions we have in-house designers, engineers, installers, licensed electrician and solar[...]

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What’s Up With These Solar Farm Leases?

First off, I want you to know who I am. My name is Mark Olinyk. I am a past farmer. I live on a farm. I am an owner of Harvest Energy Solutions. And Harvest is leasing a few pieces of land with intentions of installing solar arrays on them. Ironically, I too have been approached by an out of state[...]

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The Solar Investment Tax Credit Explained

One of the most important federal policy mechanisms driving the success of the solar industry is the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Simply put – if you pay income tax, you qualify for this tax incentive. The ITC is a 30% tax credit for solar systems on residential and commercial properties.[...]

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