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

Tesla solar roof price increase leads to lawsuits

Catherine Lane

May 26, 2021

Tesla solar roof price increase leads to lawsuits

Customers are taking Tesla to court after the company drastically increased solar roof prices after contracts were already signed.

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.

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?

The future of solar looks bright under Biden Administration

Catherine Lane

January 20, 2021

The future of solar looks bright under Biden Administration

Joe Biden’s "Clean Energy Revolution" is the most progressive climate plan in presidential history, and is expected to give the solar industry the boost it needs.

The 26% solar tax credit has been extended until 2023

Catherine Lane

December 22, 2020

The 26% solar tax credit has been extended until 2023

Congress has extended the 26% solar tax credit as part of their coronavirus relief package.

Hummer EV: everything we know so far

Catherine Lane

November 5, 2020

Hummer EV: everything we know so far

The new Hummer EV redefines the electric vehicle with impressive off-road capabilities.

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Catherine Lane

October 17, 2020

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Explaining the different types of solar batteries, including lead acid, lithium ion, nickel cadmium, and flow, including which are the most cost effective and have the longest lifespan.

Roof repairs: common problems and their costs

Catherine Lane

October 8, 2020

Roof repairs: common problems and their costs

Our helpful roof repair guide is here to help you determine whether you need a roof repair, common roof repair types, and their costs.

Solar loan vs. solar lease: which is right for you?

Catherine Lane

October 8, 2020

Solar loan vs. solar lease: which is right for you?

A breakdown of solar loans vs solar leases, including how they work, how they’re different, and which one is the right option for you.