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

Review of Northern Electric Power products: microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown

Catherine Lane

September 27, 2022

Review of Northern Electric Power products: microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown

A review of Northern Electric Power’s products including microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown devices.

Homeowner’s guide to New York’s Megawatt Block solar incentive program

Catherine Lane

September 20, 2022

Homeowner’s guide to New York’s Megawatt Block solar incentive program

A breakdown of New York’s Megawatt Block incentive program that can save homeowners thousands of dollars when installing solar panels.

Going solar with Austin Energy: what you need to know

Catherine Lane

September 16, 2022

Going solar with Austin Energy: what you need to know

A breakdown of what Austin Energy customers need to know before they go solar from how the Value of Solar rate works to if it’s a worthwhile investment.

Does energy storage qualify for the federal tax credit?

Catherine Lane

September 13, 2022

Does energy storage qualify for the federal tax credit?

Battery installations qualify for the 30% federal tax credit - how much can it save you?

NJ electricity cost: rates, utilities, and more

Catherine Lane

August 11, 2022

NJ electricity cost: rates, utilities, and more

The average electric bill in New Jersey is about $116, but homeowners can install solar panels to bring that down to $0.

How much does electricity cost in Maricopa, AZ?

Catherine Lane

August 1, 2022

How much does electricity cost in Maricopa, AZ?

Maricopa, AZ residents spend about $105 per month on utility costs, but can greatly reduce that by going solar.

New Yorkers’ guide to going solar with Con Edison

Catherine Lane

June 28, 2022

New Yorkers’ guide to going solar with Con Edison

Everything homeowners need to know about going solar as a Con Edison customer.

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?

What Texas homeowners can expect when going solar with CoServ

Catherine Lane

May 6, 2022

What Texas homeowners can expect when going solar with CoServ

CoServ is a regulated electric co-op in Texas. While going solar with them right now has its advantages, there are a few concerns for the future.