As a veteran-founded company, Everblue staff has a deep understanding and commitment to the military. No day goes by that we don't reflect on how environmental policies affect military procedures and personnel.

Everblue to Train Solar Ready Vets

Mon, 2016-06-13 09:52


FTCC and Everblue Partner to Offer Solar Training to Transitioning Military Personnel

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2016) - The Department of Energy has named Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) the primary training provider of the Solar Ready Vets program at Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army installation in Fayetteville, NC. Everblue, a designated Veteran Owned Small Business, will collaborate with FTCC to offer the solar training portion of the program.

Everblue Training LLC Named a Veteran Owned Small Business

Wed, 2015-10-28 09:13

Gains Exclusive Opportunity to Participate in Federal Government Contracts

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Verification and Evaluation has verified Everblue Training LLC, a leading training provider for solar energy and green job skills, as a Veteran Owned Small Business and has added Everblue to its veteran business database.

Veterans Take LEED Exam at No Cost

Tue, 2014-11-11 10:18

We receive a lot of inquiries from veterans and active duty military about whether their G.I. Bill will cover any of their LEED expenses. The good news is that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reimburse the cost of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP credential exams for U.S. military veterans, eligible dependents, and reservists. Candidates can seek up to $2,000 in reimbursement.

Promoting Energy and National Security

Thu, 2012-08-23 10:05

In an effort to reduce energy costs and dependency on foreign fuel sources, the Department of Defense (DOD) has made one of the largest commitments to clean energy in history – to generate 3 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2025, enough power to sustain nearly 750,000 homes. To accomplish this goal, the DOD has tasked the Army, Navy, and the Air Force to install 1 GW of power each, through renewable energy sources including solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal.

Veterans Day 2011

Fri, 2011-11-11 11:59

Very few holidays stand out to me. It's fun seeing the kids dressed up on Halloween, or searching for the right Valentine’s Day card, but typical holidays come and pass and don't really faze me. However, when Memorial Day and Veterans Day approach, I feel overwhelmed with emotion. I appreciate the warm messages from fellow veterans, friends still serving and those I used to serve with that have moved on to careers in the civilian sector. But I wish there was a way to say thank you to those who are no longer with us. They deserve all the thanks.

SolarCity Military Deal - More Than Solar Energy

Sun, 2011-09-11 18:16

Have you seen the latest news about SolarCity's deal with the U.S. military to install solar on 160,000 military housing units?  CNN reported that the deal is 100% privately financed (with federal backing) and that SolarCity will put up to 160,000 rooftop solar installations on top of privately-run military housing complexes at 124 military bases across 34 states. That is an astounding number of installations!

Thoughts on Memorial Day

Mon, 2011-05-30 17:04

soldier memorial dayI have a number of anniversaries that I think about as they pass each year.

Memorial Day Message

Fri, 2011-05-27 10:30

memorial day discountMemorial Day—one of our nation’s most revered holidays— is an opportunity to reflect upon the principles that have made our nation great. We pause to remember the true cost of freedom and to honor those who have made sacrifices to protect it.

Energy Efficiency Saves Lives

Tue, 2010-10-19 10:51

Katherine Hammack, the new assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy, and environment recently discussed the importance of implementing energy-saving processes in military operations in the United States and overseas.

Air Force Using Solar Energy

Mon, 2010-08-09 13:22

Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada

On April 23 2007, Nellis Air Force base broke ground on the costruction on what was to be North America's largest solar photovaoltaic power system. This represents the cutting edge of solar power technology as is a perfect example of our armed services working to leave a more sustainable, environmentally friendly footprint.