News Category: Solar 101
21 Apr 2018
Tesla began taking orders for its Solar Roof in the spring of 2017 and installations began in 2018 to the delight of many. Tesla says its Solar Roof prices out at $21.85 per square foot.
10 Apr 2018
On average, the typical homeowner in the United States will need to install 28 to 34 solar panels, but again, this depends on the rating of the panels. Remember, it is best to optimize the sun’s light. Although it’s okay to install solar panels in an...
05 Apr 2018
In the end, there are many options to use solar energy at your home. There is the federal tax credit of up to 30 percent for a system you own. There are also solar loans to help you own a system with no money down and solar leases and PPAs, which giv...
02 Apr 2018
Los Angeles is a sun-drenched city of nearly 4 million. Because of its abundant sunshine, incentives, and other variables, the City of Angels has routinely been one of the best communities in the United States to install residential solar energy syst...
25 Mar 2018
Befitting its acronym, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program has been hailed as one of the smartest solar incentive programs in the nation. Why, and how so? We zoom in and take a brief, yet close, look at Massachusetts SMART in thi...
24 Mar 2018
It is a measure of how much electrical energy there is in a circuit and how much electrical work can be done by that circuit.
21 Mar 2018
Several key factors are fueling growth of residential solar energy in Boston and Massachusetts. Comparatively high energy bills and a strong suite of state solar incentives figure in at the top of the list. In addition, a Boston residential solar pho...
18 Mar 2018
Harnessing the power of the sun is a wonderful option to help combat pollution and lower your energy costs. When considering a do-it-yourself solution, the options can be limited - and quite complicated.
12 Mar 2018
When all is said and done Powerwall 2 is hands down the best solar battery and energy storage solution available in the US market in 2018.
10 Mar 2018
The solar tax credit certainly gives a powerful incentive to install solar power for your home. But it still represents a significant up-front investment. If you are a cost-conscious consumer, this may well give you pause.
07 Mar 2018
Yes, they are. This is unequivocal. You might as well frame the question differently and ask, “Do you enjoy saving money while saving the planet?” It’s practically a rhetorical question.
06 Mar 2018
Solar panels are becoming more affordable than ever. San Francisco has a generous incentive for solar. The GoSolarSF program offers money back per kilowatt of energy. For 2018, this rebate starts at $300 per kilowatt.