News Category: Solar batteries
Tesla Powerwall: Everything you need to know
October 22, 2019
Tesla’s Powerwall allows homeowners to increase their energy independence and save on their electric bills.
A breakdown of California’s SGIP battery rebate
September 26, 2019
SGIP, California’s battery storage rebate program, is now available to residential and commercial properties looking to install batteries to reduce their reliance on the grid.
Solar battery chargers: What are they for and which ones are best in 2020?
May 15, 2019
Solar chargers are small & portable solar panel units that power small devices or "trickle charge" larger batteries. See which ones we recommend.
What are the best electric lawn mowers in 2020?
April 09, 2019
Looking to upgrade your mower? See what features matter & how top options like EGO, Sun Joe & Ryobi stack up.
Can installing solar panels for home eliminate my entire electricity bill?
April 05, 2019
Minimizing the carbon footprint is a primary motivation for adopting solar power technology, especially now as the world is seeing the effects of climate change. Another reason why people migrate to solar energy is to save on energy bills. Indeed, so...
Do I Need a Solar Charge Controller for My Solar Array?
April 04, 2019
Solar charge controllers are primarily used in off-grid solar systems. If you’re planning on installing solar in a remote location like an off-grid cabin, or in a mobile setting like on a motorhome or over-landing vehicle, you’ll likely need a solar...
How do solar panels work? Your top 10 solar questions answered
April 03, 2019
Learn how solar panels work & save you money. See if you need a home battery system with your solar system. Expert savings guide to solar panel installation.
Do you want fries with that…..should you add solar batteries when buying solar?
January 23, 2019
For rooftop solar system owners using solar batteries to free ourselves from the utility company sounds like heaven but is it a smart investment to add solar batteries to your home solar power system when net metering does the same job economically?
What are the pros and cons of off-grid solar battery solutions
November 28, 2018
Battery solutions like the Tesla Powerwall 2 make living off-grid easier than ever. Living independently sounds great — but how much does it cost?
How long do lithium ion batteries last?
April 11, 2018
Lithium-ion batteries aren’t just powering your cell phone and laptop anymore, they’ve gotten bigger and more powerful and now they’re powering cars, homes, and even the electric grid. They’re becoming increasingly less expensive and the technology b...
Is the Tesla Powerwall home battery worth it with the new time-based controls?
March 12, 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. But does this make it a good investment?
Do Electric Cars Cost Less to Drive Than Gas-Powered Vehicles?
March 07, 2018
People have more choices when it comes to personal transportation than they’ve ever had before and one of the most exciting, innovative areas in personal transportation is electric vehicles (EVs).