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

What is a solar tracker and is it worth the investment?

Catherine Lane

March 27, 2018

What is a solar tracker and is it worth the investment?

Solar trackers allow your solar panels to follow the sun so they can produce more solar power. But are they worth the extra cost?

Solar panel efficiency: most efficient solar panels in 2021

Catherine Lane

March 25, 2018

Solar panel efficiency: most efficient solar panels in 2021

Solar panels are now more efficient than ever, but what does that mean? Here’s everything you need to know about solar panel efficiency, including the highest efficiency panels on the market.

Are lithium ion solar batteries the best energy storage option?

Catherine Lane

March 18, 2018

Are lithium ion solar batteries the best energy storage option?

Find out why lithium ion solar batteries are popular for home solar storage. We reveal popular brands, their costs, and pros and cons.

What are the pros and cons of a solar generator?

Catherine Lane

February 21, 2018

What are the pros and cons of a solar generator?

The evolution of the portable solar generator is becoming popular in people's homes and businesses, providing cheap access to the grid.

Are free solar panels actually free?

Catherine Lane

January 23, 2017

Are free solar panels actually free?

Free solar panels allow you to install solar panels with no upfront cost, however, you get lower long electric bill savings in the long run.