About Catherine Lane

Catherine Lane - Author of Solar Reviews

Catherine Lane

SolarReviews Blog Author

Catherine is a researcher and content specialist at SolarReviews. She has strong interests in issues related to climate and sustainability which led her to pursue a degree in environmental science at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

While completing her degree, Catherine conducted research on the migration behavior and nesting habits of various birds. Catherine has previously worked as an assistant project manager at an engineering firm.

Recent articles by Catherine Lane

A guide to going solar with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

Catherine Lane

October 22, 2021

A guide to going solar with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

A complete guide for SDG&E customers looking to install solar panels, including cost and savings estimates and whether or not battery storage is worth it.

Complete review of Tesla solar panels: are they worth it?

Catherine Lane

March 15, 2021

Complete review of Tesla solar panels: are they worth it?

An in-depth review of Tesla solar panels, including pricing, specs, customer service - and more. Should you choose Tesla when making the switch to solar?

Tesla solar roof tiles turn solar shingles into a complete solar roof

Catherine Lane

April 27, 2018

Tesla solar roof tiles turn solar shingles into a complete solar roof

Solar shingles are one of the newest ways to introduce your home to renewable energy. Solar shingles are small solar panels that replace your roof’s asphalt tiles to give your home the benefits of solar power.

Should you finance solar with GreenSky solar loans?

Catherine Lane

October 13, 2021

Should you finance solar with GreenSky solar loans?

Interested in solar loans? Read our breakdown of what to expect with a GreenSky solar loan.

Going solar with Florida Power and Light (FPL)

Catherine Lane

October 1, 2021

Going solar with Florida Power and Light (FPL)

A complete guide to going solar with FPL including solar installation costs, net metering policy, and FPL interconnection requirements.

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

July 14, 2020

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

A breakdown of solar PPAs, including how they work, how much you save - and if a PPA is the right choice for you.

5 best RV solar panels and buyer’s guide

Catherine Lane

January 22, 2021

5 best RV solar panels and buyer’s guide

A comprehensive buyer’s guide for powering your camping trip with RV solar panels, including our picks for the top 5 RV solar panel brands.

6 reasons why you should NOT get the Tesla solar roof

Catherine Lane

October 12, 2021

6 reasons why you should NOT get the Tesla solar roof

A list of the top 6 reasons to not get the Tesla solar roof and why you should get conventional solar panels instead.

Solar power 101: Everything you need to know about solar

Catherine Lane

October 6, 2021

Solar power 101: Everything you need to know about solar

Learn everything you need to know about solar power with our breakdown of basic concepts.