Category: LEARN SOLAR POWER

Defining the Renewable Energy Portfolio

Facts About Solar Energy

In America, energy portfolios are key to solar, but not everyone knows what this term means. Every industry has terminology that is only understood within it. This 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 […]

Separate Yourself From Investor-owned Utilities With Solar

Rooftop Solar

Utility companies have monopolized the electric industry. This, however, is changing with the emergence of residential solar. 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 […]

What Causes Solar Panel Degradation?

How Solar Panels Work, Solar Panel Maintenance

One of the pros of installing solar is the long warranty for solar panels. Although 25 years is impressive, it isn’t forever. Like other electrical material, solar arrays degrade over time. Causes of Solar Panel Degradation Degradation of solar panels is mostly weather-related. However, there are other things that can decrease the efficiency of a […]

Panel Racking System Brand & Benefits

Solar Installation

When it comes to solar PV emphasis is put on the quality of the solar panel. This is a determining factor, but the quality of racking is also important because it’s a major factor in the balance of system in residential solar. The balance of system can be considered to be anything that is not […]

Solar-powered Generators: What to Look For

Emergency Preparedness

Solar-powered generators let consumers take the power of solar panels with them wherever they go. However, you should purchase one that matches your solar-specific needs, and that can get complicated. Portable Solar Generators for Camping For the camping fanatic, portability, weight and charging are determining factors. However, for those who camp with all their essentials […]

Backyard Solar Panels: 5 FAQs

Rooftop Solar

When acquiring residential solar, people often think of standard rooftop mounts. However, homeowners can also have solar panels installed in their backyards in the form of a ground mount. If you are thinking about putting solar in your backyard, this is the post for you. Below are five backyard solar panel questions and their answers. […]

Solar Energy Pros and Cons

Facts About Solar Energy

Solar power is a topic that has gained a lot of controversy as of late. Like everything else, it has both positive and negatives that need examining. Before deciding if solar is the renewable energy source for your home, take some time to weigh the pros and cons. The Cons of Solar Energy Although it […]

Renewable Energy for New Utah Homes: A Quick Guide

Solar Facts

Solar energy for Utah homeowners has, in a sense, become its own form of social currency and social status: Homeowners with solar power in the Beehive State have a rooftop adornment that readily showcases their commitment to energy independence, financial intelligence, and commitment to environmental improvements, the final of these items being something of which […]

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