October 25, 2022

Solar Power Doesn’t Waver Even Amidst a Hurricane

Solar Energy

As natural disasters sweep the globe, homeowners have faced life-altering circumstances from home damage to displacement. Hurricane Ian recently made its mark across the state of Florida causing much distress to Floridians and those visiting the state. This hurricane damaged many homes and electrical lines, leading to loss of power for many. In turn, loss of power has the potential of impacting quality of life preventing Floridians from doing basic tasks such as running your dishwasher or cooking a meal for your family.

However, there were many families in Florida that were able to combat some of the impact Hurricane Ian ensued. Curious how? With the help of solar panels!

Interestingly, in a Wall Street Journal article covering the subject, we learn “Neighborhoods powered by solar panels with backup batteries weathered the direct onslaught of Hurricane Ian in Florida, utilities and developers said, keeping the lights on throughout the storm while millions of others lost power.” Homeowners with solar were able to continue about their normal activities and avoid some of the harsh impact of Hurricane Ian. Solar owners in our service areas agree. Our customers have reported that their panels with battery backup have "helped give peace of mind knowing our families have a better shot of keeping our homes functioning at their best."

This feat is a testament to the power of solar. While much of the surrounding area lost power, those neighborhoods powered by solar with backup batteries weathered the storm that was Hurricane Ian and were able to power their homes. Archie Collins, chief executive of Tampa Electric noted, “…They rode through the entire hurricane without any loss of power.” Solar provides security for homes and families in the midst of uncertain times.

We believe in the power of solar here at Shine. Solar infrastructures can provide stability in otherwise unstable times. Shine Solar installs only the best panels and materials to provide you with the stability you need to help weather the storm and comfort for your family. Our panels are built to last with a 12-year workmanship guarantee as well

To learn more about solar visit us at Shine Solar or give us a call anytime at 844-80-SHINE and we’d be happy to give you the scoop!

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Nick Gorden

Nick Gorden is the Co-founder and CEO of Shine Solar. Nick’s energy, enthusiasm, and leadership is contagious and has contributed to attracting a talented and successful executive team. His time is focused on strategic growth, maintaining profitability and creating the optimal customer experience. Nick has started, managed and sold companies within the communications, mortgage lending, insurance and real estate industries resulting in tens of millions of dollars of market value to investors.

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