Category: LEARN SOLAR POWER

How Module Efficiency Affects ROI

How Solar Panels Work

When considering solar for your home, deciding on a type of solar panel becomes very important. Energy production starts with the solar panel. If this device isn’t efficient, then the rest of the system’s efficiency doesn’t matter. That said, how much power a solar panel produces and whether it’s efficient comes down to a couple […]

Universal PV Connector Standard for NEC 2020

Solar Facts

The National Electrical Code (NEC) sets the standard for electrical safety. Updates to the NEC occur every three years, and individual states typically enforce the new standard within a couple of years from the update.  These updates increase the safety of electrical components added to a variety of different products. While most of the solar-related […]

6 Steps to Valuable Solar Architecture

Solar Installation

These six inspired solar architecture ideas will increase the value of your home regardless of your reason. Adding solar to a pre-existing home can limit the solar panel options. However, that doesn’t invalidate these methods. Installing solar on a pre-existing home can increase its value while saving the homeowner thousands on electricity bills. 1. Blending the […]

Benefits of Portable Panels and Batteries

Emergency Preparedness, Uncategorized

A home already powered by residential solar may not seem like it needs to add portable solar panels to the mix. However, portable panels complement standard home solar arrays quite well. While residential solar provides the electricity needed to power homes, portable solar panels mobilize the scale of solar’s potential, prolonging the life of portable […]

What Are The Best Solar Panels for Home Use?

Rooftop Solar, Uncategorized

Many factors define the best solar panels for home use. Pinpointing these components helps homeowners determine which solar company has the solar modules best suited for their homes’ needs. Solar Panels: Home, Commercial or RV Use The best solar panel type depends on the consumer’s needs. Those looking for a solar panel to charge their […]

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Solar Facts

All electricity-based technologies, including solar panels, degrade over time. However, as part of this decade’s technological advancement, we have seen degradation rates decrease, which increases the lifespan of different electricity-based products. While some replace their products with newer models, the device they’re replacing often still works. The longevity of solar panels has also followed this […]

Solar Power Facts From Solar Energy Experts

Solar Facts

When considering solar power for a home, all the aspects need consideration. While a financially sound decision for homeowners, solar energy experts know that other facts, along with the ROI of solar, make photovoltaics a sound investment.   Saving money may be one of the main reasons individuals and companies invest in solar. However, it isn’t the […]

From Smart Homes to Smart Businesses: Solar’s Part

Commercial Solar

The transition to the smart home has increased awareness and triggered a shift in businesses. Electricity has become an essential part of everyday life. Businesses without electricity to power data centers, cloud computing and everything in-between become powerless, making a reliable electricity supply critical. Historically, environmentally friendly upgrades have proven unprofitable. However, solar power can […]

Why Emergency Prep Isn’t Just for Preppers: 7 Must-have Items

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparation often has a connection with the zealous prepper who hoards rolls of toilet paper and water to outlast the next zombie apocalypse. While having fuel, food and water for the next ten years is a stretch for most, the government does recommend storing at least three days of essentials for an emergency.  An emergency […]

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 […]

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