News Archive for May 2019
Should you buy Tesla’s solar roof in 2020?
May 31, 2019
Tesla solar roof tiles 2020 predictions and updates. Are the Tesla solar roof tiles a good buy in 2020? Is the Tesla solar roof cost likely to decrease in 2020? The good, the bad, and the latest news about the Tesla solar roof.
How do solar panels work? Beginner’s guide to solar electricity
May 29, 2019
With millions opting to install solar panels an understanding of the technology is wise. Solar panels turn light into electricity using the photovoltaic effect.
Advantages of solar energy in 2020 — this is why solar is booming!
May 27, 2019
The article provides information on various advantages of installing solar panels for your home in 2019: It covers tax exemptions, financing options, government incentives, and more.
5 disadvantages of solar energy — what you can do to overcome them
May 24, 2019
It’s clean, renewable and can save you money. But what are the disadvantages of solar energy? Here are 5 solar cons — and how you can overcome them.
What are the best solar panels to buy for your home in 2020?
May 23, 2019
Each solar company will say the brand of solar panels they are selling is the best. We explain the factors you should consider so that you can decide which is best for your home
A guide to buying DIY solar panels for your home
May 21, 2019
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.
Solar panels for sale: comparing websites offering solar systems for sale
May 21, 2019
The biggest advantage of a DIY solar installation is cost savings. Consumer solar panel kits will end up costing you about $2.00 per watt. When compared to the average cost of solar panels installed by solar companies (around $3.20 per watt), this is...
CertainTeed shingles and SunTegra shingles vs Tesla Solar Roof
May 21, 2019
Interested in solar shingles? We look at the top brands – CertainTeed, SunTegra and Tesla– & see how shingles compare to good ole solar panels.
Is the Mass Solar Loan program a good choice for financing a solar installation?
May 20, 2019
The program offers solar loans to income-qualified Massachusetts residents. How does it compare to other financing options - and is it a good deal?
A guide to understanding when and how to clean rooftop solar panels
May 18, 2019
Solar panels are made to last for decades, passively absorbing sunlight and converting it into electricity. Thankfully they usually don’t need too much maintenance, including washing, but sometimes they do. How often depends on a number of factors, r...
Hybrids versus electric cars: Which is the best car for you?
May 17, 2019
Should you get a hybrid like the Prius, or go for a trending all-electric vehicle such as a Tesla? We look at cost, maintenance & range to help you decide.
Do Energy Star appliances really save money?
May 16, 2019
Should you pay extra to buy electronics that are Energy Star-certified? We explain the deal with the blue logos - and whether they're worth the extra cash.