News Category: Solar 101
29 Aug 2018
Experiments in the northern hemisphere have shown south-facing solar panels produce more energy but are there any exceptions to this south-facing rule? And how much production would you lose if you do not have an ideal south-facing roof space?
27 Aug 2018
Installing solar panels can save you a lot of money but what are the best solar panels to buy and who is the best solar company to buy them from. Here’s the answers.
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...
12 Jul 2018
Solar power technology has been around for a lot longer than many realize. Throughout its development, the technology has seen countless transformations with increased increments of efficiency and eventually a drop in prices that made it available fo...
11 Jul 2018
When you think of solar panels, you generally picture them on the roof of your house. That's where they always go, right? Not necessarily. There's another option, called ground-mounted solar panels. What's the difference? And how much will that diffe...
10 Jul 2018
Solar power continues to gain importance as an energy source for homes and businesses. Innovations like the Tesla Solar Roof make solar energy easier to incorporate into our daily lives. Beyond the technology, government regulations, public opinion,...