News Category: Solar 101
17 Dec 2018
See how the cost is worked out. Use your monthly electricity usage to calculate the solar system size and number of solar panels required. You then deduct the solar tax credit & other incentives.
28 Nov 2018
Even during the day a conventional solar system will not power you home during an outage as a grid connected system is required by law to have a disconnect switch to stop linesmen being electrocuted from energy your solar system exports to the grid....
27 Nov 2018
By getting a solar system installed now, you can lock in the benefits of NEM 2.0 for a period of 20 years. This grandfather clause guarantees your investment in solar panels. To get a detailed breakdown of what getting solar panels looks like financi...
26 Nov 2018
How do I calculate whether solar panels for home will be a good investment? Solar cost calculators take your unique location, power use and solar prices in your city into account to calculate how many solar panels you need, how much solar will save y...
23 Nov 2018
Getting solar panels for your home increases the value of your house. They tend to sell quicker than non-solar homes. Solar panels increase the value of the home. As people become more educated about solar power, there will be a higher demand for so...
22 Nov 2018
Is solar panel installation on a metal roof a good idea and what are the pros & cons of solar panel installation on a metal roof. Will solar cause roof leaks for standing seam metal roofs?
18 Nov 2018
While the price of solar energy is still slightly higher than energy from more traditional sources, investing is still an intelligent financial move. In 2017, the average monthly utility bill in the United States was $111.67. After achieving solar pa...
16 Nov 2018
Expert review: Amidst a slew of controversy, legal proceedings, a trade case, bankruptcy filings, solar manufacturer Suniva may soon be back on its feet—and with it, a line of commercial solar panels ready for the consumer market.
06 Nov 2018
The Tesla solar roof is the most serious effort to date to try and make solar power aesthetically pleasing. But the cost is expensive compared to both conventional roof materials and conventional solar panels. So given all this is the Tesla solar roo...
05 Nov 2018
Hyundai began manufacturing solar panels in 2005 and has created a strong reputation within the American solar industry. Hyundai with the likes of LG, manufacture their panels in South Korea. Hyundai solar panels, despite a strong presence within the...
How knowing the steps involved in the solar panel installation process can help you negotiate a better deal from your solar company.
28 Oct 2018
Pulling the trigger on a solar panel installation for your home can be a daunting process. You need to find the best solar companies in your area, work out the best brands of solar panels and inverters, calculate your savings to make sure solar panel...
19 Oct 2018
You've been thinking about getting a solar system for your home. You've heard about all the ways it can save you energy, and it sounds like a great opportunity. There's only one problem: you've always heard that solar panels need to be placed at an a...