About Ana Almerini

Ana Almerini - Author of Solar Reviews

Ana Almerini

Web Content Specialist

Ana is a web content specialist at SolarReviews. She has 5 years of marketing experience blended with 2 years of experience in climate communications and holds a master of arts degree in climate and society from Columbia University. Ana frequently volunteers for environmental causes ranging from oyster reef restoration in NJ to expanding bike sharing in Naples, Italy.

On weekends you can find her at the Jersey shore, reading a book from the ever increasing stack on her side table or eating food someone else cooked.

Recent articles by Ana Almerini

Top 5 benefits of solar energy

Ana Almerini

October 15, 2021

Top 5 benefits of solar energy

Find out what the main benefits of solar energy are, from saving money to reducing your reliance on the aging utility grid.

Beware of phantom loads: how to spot & eliminate these power suckers

Ana Almerini

October 8, 2021

Beware of phantom loads: how to spot & eliminate these power suckers

A phantom load is wasted energy being pulled from your appliances when they are plugged in but not in use. Read on to find out how to get rid of this common household problem.

How are solar panels made?

Ana Almerini

February 19, 2021

How are solar panels made?

Solar panels are made with a few key materials: solar cells, silicon, metal, and glass. Each layer is built with precision to generate renewable energy.

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

Ana Almerini

December 18, 2020

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

What saves you more money, net metering or solar batteries? It depends on which net metering option your state provides. Find out what will save you the most.

LONGi is one of the top solar brands - find out why

Ana Almerini

August 30, 2021

LONGi is one of the top solar brands - find out why

Should you invest in LONGi solar panels? They are one of the top solar panel manufacturers, find out if they're the right fit for your home.

Are Trina Solar panels your best option? Probably.

Ana Almerini

September 30, 2021

Are Trina Solar panels your best option? Probably.

Trina Solar panels are a SolarReview’s top-rated solar panel manufacturer focusing on residential and commercial solar panels. Learn more today.

The correct way to read your electricity bill

Ana Almerini

October 7, 2021

The correct way to read your electricity bill

Learn what to look for on your electric bill and why those terms can help you be a more informed electric consumer.

The complete review of REC solar panels for 2021

Ana Almerini

February 5, 2021

The complete review of REC solar panels for 2021

REC is a top-tier solar panel manufacturer that pioneered half-cut cell technology, which increases the energy output and efficiency of their solar panels.

Are JA Solar panels a good option for home solar?

Ana Almerini

August 30, 2021

Are JA Solar panels a good option for home solar?

JA Solar is a leading solar panel manufacturer offering high-efficiency, half-cell PERC solar panel modules. But are they worth it?