We are B Corp (Re) Certified

Being a B Corp is our core at ASV. Our commitment to finding a better way of doing business drives our commitment to our community.

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As part of maintaining our B Corp Certification we submit for re-certification every three years.

Every aspect of our business is analyzed and evaluated.

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Now at our first re-certification we see the fruits of our labor with greater measurable impacts and improvements across the board. jBB7%eRxTzydnjAYD9GcGw_thumb_228a

Our overall B Corp Assessment score jumped an astonishing 16.3 points (from 86.9 to 103.2). Read our full assessment here.

Our team could not be more proud of this achievement.

Press on. Change the world.

-Stephen Trimble, Founder & CEO

Arctic Solar Ventures named Top 50 Solar Contractor by General Contractor Magazine

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Arctic Solar Ventures (ASV) is excited to announce that General Contractor Magazine has named us one of the Top 50 Solar Contractors in the United States.

General Contractors Magazine staff write “Venture through the snowy roads of Anchorage to the best solar provider for Alaska. Arctic Solar Ventures has installed over 600 kW of grid-direct solar PV systems as of 2018, and it is a co-owner of Amicus Solar Cooperative.”

Read the full announcement here and check out many other Amicus Solar Cooperative co-owners that are also featured on the list.

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Announcing Solarize Turnagain

Announcing Solarize Turnagain – A program of 2019 Solarize Anchorage.

ASV is excited to announce that we’ve been chosen by the Turnagain community to be their solar provider as part of the 2019 Solarize Anchorage campaign. Turnagain is an amazing neighborhood for solar and we are thrilled to be partnering with the community to realize their vision.

Solarize Anchorage enables neighborhoods to save on solar through bulk purchasing.

Our pricing for Solarize Turnagain will be publicly available and published on the Solarize Anchorage website and our Solarize Turnagain Facebook page.

We’re implementing several unique features to make solar more accessible than every as part of 2019 Solarize Anchorage. Here are a few highlights:

  • A unique solarize@arcticsolarventures.com email address where anyone can directly contact our team regarding Solarize Turnagain.

  • A Solarize Turnagain facebook page where we will post updates throughout the campaign as well as provide a forum for community members to engage with the program.

  • A comprehensive community meeting schedule to provide home and business owners an open forum to engage with the program (schedule coming soon).

Stay tuned for more information on Solarize Turnagain and let us know if you have questions in the comments.

Arctic Solar Ventures Taps Alaska

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ASV is going on a craft brewery tour. Join us to learn about going solar in the land of the midnight sun. Bring your electric bill, get a free solar assessment and enjoy a free beer on us.

This is an opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of grid-tied solar energy.

Topics to be presented:
– Basics of a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System
– Market Trends
– Step-by-step process to determine if solar is right for your property
– Economic benefits and financing options
– Overview of incentives available

This event is free and open to the public, but, space is limited to 25 people. RSVP to company@arcticsolarventures.com or call (907) 268-4188

Can’t make this one? Don’t worry! We will be hosting these events through the Spring at several of Alaska’s best breweries.

RSVP for King Street Brewing in Anchorage here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1711068055662735/ 

RSVP for Denail Brewing in Talkeetna here: https://www.facebook.com/events/619382121831721/

Arctic Solar Ventures 2018 Impact Report

As we welcome 2019 and reflect on 2018, we are appreciative of our staff, customers, and partners who contributed to our success. Through public awareness and a competitive business climate, solar is thriving.

Our 2018 Impact Report highlights the impact of our triple bottom-line approach to business in the areas of economy, community, and environment (as highlighted by these three key metrics).

1. Our work was supported by 52 Alaskan vendors (a 13% increase over 2017).
2. Our projects produced $1.2 million in tax and electricity savings.
3. Our 650 kilowatts of operating projects (350kW commissioned in 2018) resulted in the reduced emissions of 508 less vehicles on the road.

This year we also made a significant contribution to the future of the industry by forming the Alaska Solar Energy Industry Association (AKSEIA). AKSEIA brings together the industry to advance education and deliver robust consumer protections to Alaskans.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our success in 2018. Let’s make 2019 even better for our economy, community, and environment.

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