Harvey Petersen - author of Solar Estimate

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Harvey Petersen is an engineering student currently interning at Solar-Estimate.org and SolarReviews. He is a dedicated student, keen environmentalist and aspiring freelance author. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering and enjoys learning & writing about the solar industry.

Harvey is passionate about solar. He is a strong advocate for solar’s environmental and financial benefits and is very excited to be working with Solar-Estimate.org to help accelerate America’s transition to renewable energy. 

Harvey is an avid environmentalist and believes that climate change is one of the most important issues of our time. He hopes that his university studies will help him be able to make a meaningful and positive impact on the world.

Latest News Articles by Harvey Petersen

  • Net Metering 2.0 in California

    Net Metering 2.0 in California

    October 06, 2017

    California's net metering policy has been one of the backbones that have made California the solar powerhouse of America. As of July 1st 2017, the big utilities have changed to Net Metering 2.0 (NEM 2.0) which includes some big changes.

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  • Solar Payback

    Solar Payback

    September 20, 2017

    A lot of people still think solar is still expensive. The truth is, the price of installing solar panels for your home has fallen drastically over the last few years and is now one of the most cost competitive forms of energy production for both util...

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  • What is the Tesla Powerwall, how much does it cost and is it worth it when net metering still exists?

    What is the Tesla Powerwall, how much does it cost and is it worth it when net metering still exists?

    May 31, 2017

    If you forget for a moment the existence of net metering laws (which economically does the same thing as battery storage does physically) the major issue with solar is that the sun doesn't shine at night...

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