News Category: Solar power
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.
The impact of recent policy changes on solar in 2020
January 10, 2020
It's been a rollercoaster year on the solar policy front. Here’s a review of some stand-out policy stories from 2019 and their effect on solar progress in 2020.
Is Minnesota's Value of Solar tariff the future of solar?
November 06, 2019
Minnesota’s Value of Solar tariff is being challenged by the state’s largest utility, Xcel Energy.
Bifacial solar panels: Innovative, eye-catching, and best of all, more efficient
September 08, 2019
There’s a lot of hype for bifacial solar technology among solar industry experts. What’s all the buzz about? Find out here.
Community solar in Massachusetts: What you need to know
July 02, 2019
We explain exactly what community solar is, who it’s for, and how it works in Mass. We also see how it compares to rooftop solar panels.
High electric bill? Here’s why, and what to do about it
June 05, 2019
Simple ways to bring down your high electric bill payments, from finding mistakes on bills to ways to reduce energy use.
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...