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To Tie or Not to Tie?

Grid tied, off grid, or grid tied with battery backup? This article describes the benefits and potential complications when deciding whether or not to connect your solar system to the utility grid.

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Shawn Schreiner, True South Solar Technical Sales Advisor. We are your local solar experts.

Shawn Schreiner: Meet Our Team

I am the Sales Manager at True South Solar. When I started True South Solar with Eric Hansen, I was an installer and I’m still a licensed solar electrician. These days managing sales and design takes up most of my time.

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Supporting Our Community

True South Solar has been an active and supportive member of our community since its creation in 2010. Over the years, we have worked with a number of local organizations in partnerships, sponsorships, and innovative solar installation projects. 

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Solar Tech: From PV to CSP

Learn about the numerous ways solar energy can be harvested. The amount of sunlight that reaches the earth every day is truly staggering. An estimate from the US Department of Energy states that more sunlight hits the earth in an hour than the entire world uses in a year.

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Eric Hansen founder and owner of True South Solar. We are your local solar experts.

Eric Hansen: Meet Our Team

Q: What is your role on the True South Solar team?

I’m the Principal Owner & General Manager of True South Solar. I make sure we’re on track to achieve our mission of “Solar on Every Rooftop and Best Jobs Ever!”

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Review Us

Your Story is very important to us. The reviews you provide are an important part of how we continuously improve. Your experience also plays a critical role in the future of solar. A majority of customers seek reviews prior to making a choice.

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Brooke Hansen - a member of the True South Solar team. We are your local solar experts.

Brooke Hansen: Meet Our Team

Q: What is your role on the True South Solar team?

I am the Commercial Development Advisor. I help businesses, non-profits, and government agencies consider their options for solar.

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Dan Ropel, a lead installer for True South Solar

Dan Ropel: Meet Our Team

Q: What is your role on the True South Solar team?

I’m currently a licensed LRT (Limited Renewables Technician) Solar Electrician. I am an installer that specializes in rooftop installations. I started in November 2015.

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