Category: LEARN SOLAR POWER

Intro to Solar Savings Calculators

Cost Of Solar Panels

Everyone wants to save money. Saving money is the reason Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days in America. However, for big-ticket items, calculating the best deal is a little more complicated than finding the lowest price. It requires looking at the long-term savings that the solar array is going to produce for […]

Why You Should Avoid Cheap Solar Companies

Cost Of Solar Panels

Finding the best deal doesn’t necessarily mean the lowest price. This concept is especially true for solar. Not all solar products are equal. The cheapest products are often of low quality. One of the reasons purchasing cheap solar panels is a problem is they don’t last as long. Often cheaply made solar panels also aren’t […]

Residential Solar Benefits

Facts About Solar Energy

In the solar industry, there are three main divisions of solar: utility, commercial, and residential solar. When looking for solar, homeowners have two options. They can opt into their utility’s solar program, or they can find a residential solar company. Although businesses and utility companies have installed the largest share of solar, residential solar is a […]

The Art of Choosing a Solar Company

Facts About Solar Energy, How To

There are a plethora of solar installation companies, and the differences in these companies can sometimes be difficult to determine. One of the major differences between competing solar companies is the different types and brands used for each aspect of the solar installation; from solar panels to inverters and kinds of backup options. Another big […]

Should I Get Solar Panels Now or Wait?

Solar panel ROI

Homeowners interested in solar panels for their home at some point have asked themselves when is the best time to get solar. Solar is an investment, which means there are several factors to consider. As with other investments, it is wise to consider all of the factors involved before jumping in. Taking an in-depth look […]

The Comparative Cost of Solar Arrays

Cost Of Solar Panels

Investing in solar requires looking at costs in a different way. Although a big-ticket item, what it will save in comparison to the alternative is appealing to many. The price of solar is better than it has ever been, but that doesn’t mean it is worth it. When it comes to purchasing solar, there are […]

Defining the Renewable Energy Portfolio

Facts About Solar Energy

In America, energy portfolios help make solar a viable option, but not everyone knows what this term means. Every industry has terminology only understood within it. These terms can be detrimental when the terminology impacts others outside the industry. Renewable energy portfolios are one of these terms. A Renewable Energy Portfolio is more than a solar term […]

Separate Yourself From Investor-owned Utilities With Solar

Rooftop Solar

Utility companies have monopolized the electric industry. However, with the emergence of residential solar, this is changing. Solar gives people a choice. It frees customers from the shackles of an ever-increasing electric bill. To understand what solar can provide, let’s look at what traditional power is missing.  Types of Electric Utility Providers Within the energy […]

Solar Panel Reliability: A Close Look

Facts About Solar Energy

Electricity is a big deal. It powers our homes and the lifestyles we lead. Electricity, however, wasn’t always such an integral part of our lives. Even after the invention of electricity, few had accesses to it. It took another fifty years after Thomas Edison invented the incandescent light bulb before the public started to power […]

The Ideal Location for Solar Panels

Facts About Solar Energy

Although, where in the world a solar installation is done plays a part in how much sunlight solar panels will receive. There are many places with less sun and a thriving solar industry. For example, most of Europe averages a couple hours of peak sunlight a day. However, this didn’t stop Germany from leading the […]

Solar Panels Increase Home Value

Facts About Solar Energy

Home value has a tendency to fluctuate. This has quite a bit to do with the economy in the area. However, this isn’t the only determining factor. The supply and demand for homes is a teeter-totter always going up or down. Some of the influences on this swing in home value are location, amenities and […]

Why Solar Panel Kits Don’t Compare to a Customized Array

Cost Of Solar Panels

Many have taken on some amazing DIY projects. Refinished/repurposed furniture, home improvements and life hacks are all over the internet. These are great feats of accomplishment that have saved money for these individuals. However, some DIY projects require specific skill sets that not everyone has. Solar installations are one of these projects. Solar panel kits […]

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