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Complete guide to New York net metering in 2022

Catherine Lane

May 24, 2022

Complete guide to New York net metering in 2022

New York net metering has changed since being implemented in 1997 and is now moving to a program called VDER. How will your savings be impacted?

Toyota debuts its first all-electric SUV, the 2023 bZ4X

Ana Almerini

May 20, 2022

Toyota debuts its first all-electric SUV, the 2023 bZ4X

Comparing the Toyota bZ4X, available this spring, to similar EVs on the market.

Guide to Pennsylvania net metering in 2022

Ben Zientara

May 19, 2022

Guide to Pennsylvania net metering in 2022

Pennsylvania's net metering program is one of the best perks of installing solar panels.

How many watts of electricity does a TV use?

Ana Almerini

May 18, 2022

How many watts of electricity does a TV use?

There are 2 reasons to know how many watts your TV uses: to calculate the cost on your power bill and to figure out how much battery storage you'll need to run it during an outage.

Complete guide to Texas net metering: solar buyback plans, REPs & regulated utilities

Catherine Lane

May 16, 2022

Complete guide to Texas net metering: solar buyback plans, REPs & regulated utilities

The ultimate guide to everything Texas homeowners need to know about switching to solar.

6 reasons electric cars are better than gas cars in 2022

Alex Sendy

May 15, 2022

6 reasons electric cars are better than gas cars in 2022

Govt incentives & improved battery tech mean that electric cars are now superior to gas vehicles.

Solar batteries 101: key terms you need to know

Catherine Lane

May 13, 2022

Solar batteries 101: key terms you need to know

A list of important key terms about solar batteries.

Are sodium ion batteries the next big thing in solar storage?

Michael Cheng

May 12, 2022

Are sodium ion batteries the next big thing in solar storage?

Sodium ion batteries are next-generation energy storage products. How do they stack up against lithium ion batteries, the longtime consumer favorite?

Are 500 watt solar panels worth it? (2022)

Oliver Sendy

May 11, 2022

Are 500 watt solar panels worth it? (2022)

A 500-watt solar panel will produce 2 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of daily power in typical conditions. They have an efficiency rating of around 21%.

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