News Archive for 2018
16 Aug 2018
In August 2018 Hanwha announced that is was buying the remaining shares in its solar panel manufacturing subsidiary Hanwha Q Cells. This article explores how this transaction affect the future of Hanwha Q Cells solar panels and our rating of them.
14 Aug 2018
Flexible solar panels could revolutionize the field of solar energy. In addition to the much lower cost, flexible solar panels allow for a great deal more versatility. Small and lightweight, they can be used on roofs that couldn't handle the weight o...
13 Aug 2018
Installing a solar energy system saves money and helps the environment. By avoiding future utility bills, the system will pay for itself in a few years, but the up-front costs may be more than you have in available cash. Fortunately, there are many f...
10 Aug 2018
So you're considering solar energy for your home. We're excited for you! As with any industry, solar installation companies range from first-class to fly-by-night. This article's purpose is to help you quickly and easily connect with the best solar i...
26 Jul 2018
A guide to the various sources of organic solar leads in the US market in 2018. This article explains who is generating the best leads and how much they are charging for leads in each state.
How does Rocky Mountain Powers net metering policies make solar worth it in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming?
25 Jul 2018
Solar system output doesn’t always match the power needs of your home at a particular time. Net metering is crucial to making solar systems economic in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming where Rocky Mountain Powers’ electric rates are low. It gives economic va...
24 Jul 2018
As recently as a decade ago, the use of solar energy arrays in residential settings was a relatively rare event. Solar energy equipment and installation costs were expensive investments for most average American homeowners. Today, increasing technolo...
23 Jul 2018
While some say there’s a solar power revolution on the horizon, others say it’s already here. The sun provides a dependable and affordable alternative source of electric power in the form of photovoltaics (PV) and solar heating through concentrated s...
18 Jul 2018
Choosing the best solar panels for your home involves taking a view the best manufacturer of solar panels, the best type of solar panels in terms of cell technology and an assessment of the best value solar panel. Here are our leading brands as of Ju...
17 Jul 2018
When contemplating a solar power system installation on your home, the first question most people usually ask is, how much does a solar installation cost? This is closely followed by, how long do solar panels last?
What are thin film solar panels, how do they work and why aren’t they used for residential solar systems?
14 Jul 2018
Advances in technology usually lead to a smaller size, decreased weight, new features, improved lifespan, or lower costs depending on the product. Solar panels are no different. The design of today’s solar panels is a great improvement than that of t...
13 Jul 2018
Residential solar power systems yield big savings on monthly utility bills. However, they do require a large upfront investment of cash. Homeowners may consider purchasing used solar panels to decrease out-of-pocket costs. Are used solar panels the b...