News Category: Solar 101
Solar panels kWh calculator shows you how manly solar panels you will need to power your home and how much they will cost
April 01, 2020
Great calculator shows how many panels you need to eliminate your utility bill as well as the best deals available from solar companies your area.
California solar financing: Ygrene vs. HERO Program
February 13, 2020
Comparing Ygrene Energy Fund and Renovate America’s HERO Program PACE financing options for California homeowners.
Microinverter vs optimizer — Which is better for solar installations?
October 17, 2019
Microinverters and optimizers have a lot in common, but their differences can make or break your solar installation systems.
Black or blue solar panels: Which is better for your home?
June 03, 2019
Find out the differences between blue and black solar panels in terms of their performance, production process, durability, cost, and much more.
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...
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...
Get Ready for Changes in the 30% Solar Tax Credit—It’s Dropping
April 13, 2019
Big changes are coming to the popular 30% Investment Tax Credit at the end of 2019, and we talk with industry insiders to learn what this means for you.