The Sky is the limit!

At Wilderness Trace Solar we dream of having solar energy systems installed as far as the eye can see! Our team at Wilderness Trace Solar is very proud to have been a big part of this project for Highland Housing in Barbourville, Kentucky. We work throughout the state – no job is too big or…

News – WTS participating in EVolve KY Ride and Drive Event!

Wilderness Trace Solar is excited to be a participant in the upcoming EVolve KY Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Event being held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  at Whole Foods Market, the Summit at Fritz Farm, 4059 Finn Way, Lexington, KY 40517. What do Electric Vehicles and Solar Energy have…

“Wilmore adds Solar Power to Rice House”

Wilderness Trace Solar recently installed a roof-mounted solar energy system for the Rice House in downtown Wilmore, Kentucky.  The system was made possible by private donation.   The Rice House is a museum and rental space owned by the city of Wilmore that is located on Rice Street off of East Main.  We are proud to…

Kentucky Solar Energy Society (KYSES) Annual Meeting

Kentucky Solar Energy Society (KYSES) Annual Meeting May 19, 2018 11:30 am  – 4:00 pm The 2018 Kentucky Solar Energy Society Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wilderness Trace Solar located at 70 Stewarts Lane North, Danville, Kentucky 40422 (On the By-Pass, next to the Boyle County Jail). Anyone who is interested in solar and renewable…

Upcoming Spring Events!

Wilderness Trace Solar, Inc. will have an exhibit at two shows this upcoming weekend! The 43rd Annual Home & Garden Show in Central Kentucky at the Lexington Center. The Event will last from April 5th-7th with the following hours: Friday 2:00pm – 7:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm Check out this link…

Solar in the Winter

Solar energy may not be at the forefront of your mind in the Winter, but these Winter months can actually be an optimal time to think about installing a Solar Energy System! It’s true that cloud cover and shorter days can make your Solar Energy System less productive in the Winter. However, the cooler weather…

Vampire Power and Phantom Loads

What’s this? Vampire power? Phantom Loads? October is Energy Awareness Month, and on this Halloween-eve it’s a great time to look at how eliminating vampire power, and taking other measures, can aid you in reading your energy consumption. Even if you aren’t considering solar, reducing your energy usage can save you money! If you are…

The Spark for Solar

One of the most abundant energy sources on the Earth is light, or solar radiation, from the sun. But how do we plug into this vast energy resource? Our first hints come from plants, bacteria, and protists. These organisms have been using photosynthesis to generate biomass for a long time, but what does this mean? Cells…

Safely Viewing the Solar Eclipse

There are only 4 days until the solar eclipse! Are you unsure about what you should consider in order to safely view the eclipse? Here are some pointers: Alway supervise children using solar filters Outside the path of totality, you must always use a safe solar filter to view the sun directly. The only safe…