News Category: Solar power
How knowing the steps involved in the solar panel installation process can help you negotiate a better deal from your solar company
October 28, 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...
October 19, 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...
October 14, 2018
The cost of solar panels for homes is currently offset by a 30% federal tax credit and in some instances also supported by other state and utility-based solar incentives or tax credits. Right now many homeowners installing solar panels can get a payb...
August 13, 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...
August 10, 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...
July 24, 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...
July 23, 2018
While some say there is 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...
July 17, 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?
July 14, 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...
July 13, 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...
July 12, 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...