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

NJ Successor Program: What’s next now that SRECs are done?

Catherine Lane

April 16, 2021

NJ Successor Program: What’s next now that SRECs are done?

New Jersey released a proposal for the Successor Program that will replace the popular NJ SREC solar incentive.

What is energy efficiency?

Catherine Lane

April 14, 2021

What is energy efficiency?

A breakdown of what energy efficiency means, its benefits, and how to make an energy-efficient home.

Everything you need to know about AC solar panels

Catherine Lane

March 30, 2021

Everything you need to know about AC solar panels

Guide to AC solar panels including what they are, which popular brands sell them, and if they’re right for your home.

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?

Agrivoltaics: how solar and farmland can fight climate change

Catherine Lane

March 5, 2021

Agrivoltaics: how solar and farmland can fight climate change

Agrivoltaics combines solar with farmland to help farms save on their electricity bills and even produce more crops.

How solar power could protect Texans from another ERCOT power outage

Catherine Lane

February 18, 2021

How solar power could protect Texans from another ERCOT power outage

In light of recent events, we explore how Texans can protect themselves from future widespread power shut offs by installing solar panels and solar batteries.

Ergosun solar roof tiles: what to know about Tesla’s newest competitor

Catherine Lane

February 16, 2021

Ergosun solar roof tiles: what to know about Tesla’s newest competitor

Ergosun Integrated Solar Roof tiles are officially available to homeowners in the U.S. How do they stack up against Tesla solar roof tiles?

Hawaii’s Quick Connect Program cuts red tape, increases solar savings

Catherine Lane

February 3, 2021

Hawaii’s Quick Connect Program cuts red tape, increases solar savings

Hawaiian Electric Company’s Quick Connect Program will save homeowners more money and give the solar industry a needed boost after COVID-19.

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2021

Catherine Lane

February 2, 2021

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2021

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.