About Catherine Lane

Catherine Lane - Author of Solar Reviews

Catherine Lane

Written Content Manager

Catherine is the Written Content Manager at SolarReviews. She has been researching and writing about the residential solar industry for four years. Her work has appeared in Solar Today Magazine and Solar Builder Magazine, and has been cited by publications like Forbes and Bloomberg.

With strong interests in climate change and sustainability, she pursued a degree in environmental science at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Catherine has previously worked as an assistant project manager for environmental insurance claims at an engineering firm.

Recent articles by Catherine Lane

Tesla Powerwall: Is it the best solar battery?

Catherine Lane

August 18, 2018

Tesla Powerwall: Is it the best solar battery?

These 4 factors make the Tesla Powerwall stand out as the best current solar battery storage solution for residential energy storage.

Complete review of ZNShine solar panels

Catherine Lane

January 19, 2023

Complete review of ZNShine solar panels

Review of ZNShine’s most popular residential solar panels and if you should install them on your roof.

CertainTeed solar shingles: Your questions answered

Catherine Lane

January 24, 2023

CertainTeed solar shingles: Your questions answered

CertainTeed solar shingles and tiles are designed to stand out less than conventional solar panels, but you might have to spend top dollar to get them installed.

What you need to know about Arizona’s net billing program

Catherine Lane

November 29, 2021

What you need to know about Arizona’s net billing program

A complete breakdown of Arizona’s net billing program for solar homeowners, including whether or not going solar is still worth it.

What is California’s Solar Consumer Protection Guide?

Catherine Lane

October 25, 2019

What is California’s Solar Consumer Protection Guide?

CA solar installers must now provide prospective customers with a consumer protection guide.

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2022

Catherine Lane

February 2, 2021

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2022

Discover the 4 biggest benefits of pairing your solar panels with solar batteries, including lower electricity bills, backup power, energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint.

Complete guide to the 2023 federal solar tax credit

Catherine Lane

December 13, 2018

Complete guide to the 2023 federal solar tax credit

Our 2023 Federal Solar Tax Credit guide answers the common questions people have about the tax credit, along with how to calculate the dollar value.

The complete guide to New Jersey SRECs

Catherine Lane

May 14, 2021

The complete guide to New Jersey SRECs

A breakdown of the NJ SREC program, including what it is, how much SRECS are worth, and how homeowners can make money by selling them.

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

October 3, 2020

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about sonnen batteries, including their technical specifications, pros and cons, and how much they cost.