Ray Johnson's Blog Posts

US Solar Institute - December 17, 2014

Part Two of the Return of Solar Rebates – Solar for Businesses

Earlier this week, we wrote about how you can qualify for up to $20,000 in solar rebates from Florida Power and Light for your new solar system installed in 2015. Businesses are not...

US Solar Institute - December 15, 2014

FPL rebates are back! How to get a solar rebate for your residential system

Sometimes the initial cost of solar can be intimidating to somebody who wants to “go solar”. Would a $20,000 solar rebate help? How about $50,000? For most, it would help quite a bit....

- November 24, 2014

Keystone XL Rejection Points To Where We Are Headed

The most recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline alongside election results and actions in Florida and Wisconsin have encouraged me to share some thoughts about the state of the...

US Solar Institute - November 17, 2014

Here’s What You NEED to Know About Veterans Training Programs – PART TWO

In part one, we discussed the unemployment challenge that so many US veterans are facing right now. We also discussed some of the steps that are being taken to help vets get back on...

- November 12, 2014

Here’s What You NEED to Know About Veterans Training Programs – PART ONE

Here’s What You NEED to Know About Veterans Training Programs – PART ONE Unemployment has been a challenge that our country has been working to overcome over the last several years,...

US Solar Institute - November 04, 2014

[Repost] How The Florida Governor’s Race Could Unleash Solar Power In The Sunshine State

Happy Election Day! Here’s a repost originally featured on thinkprogress.org by KATIE VALENTINE that does a nice job discussing how solar ties into the politics on the sunshine state:...

US Solar Institute - October 28, 2014

Solar Goes Hollywood - Public Screenings Coming Soon!

  Over the past several years of solar PV installation training, we’ve hosted just about everyone you can imagine - from politicians to millionaires to the unemployed.   The diversity...

US Solar Institute - October 21, 2014

Education is Key Focus at CREF 2014

The Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) 2014 was filled with inspirational conversation, valuable education, and broadened perspectives. Three days of presentations, panels, and...

Ray Johnson

Ray Johnson

Ray is the founder and President of US Solar Institute (Florida Department of Education Licensed College), US Solar Holdings and Florida Solar One (Florida Certified Solar Contractor). Ray is a registered mechanical engineer, a colleague...

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