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

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.

7 best house siding options for your home

Catherine Lane

October 8, 2020

7 best house siding options for your home

Here is a list of the 7 of the best house siding options to help you choose the right siding for your home. Find your new siding today!

How long do roofs last? 5 roof types and their lifespans

Catherine Lane

October 7, 2020

How long do roofs last? 5 roof types and their lifespans

A breakdown of 5 common roof types, how long each roof type lasts, and signs to look out for when your roof needs to be replaced.

Asphalt shingles: everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

October 6, 2020

Asphalt shingles: everything you need to know

Asphalt shingles are the most popular type of roofing shingles in the U.S. We break down the different types and most popular brands of asphalt shingles.

6 common roof trusses: everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

September 28, 2020

6 common roof trusses: everything you need to know

A breakdown of 6 common types of roof trusses and their many uses. We review their typical prices, advantages and disadvantages, and more.

 What is the Potential of Solar Energy?

Catherine Lane

October 28, 2019

What is the Potential of Solar Energy?

What is the total potential of solar energy? How much of this potential is actually realizable with current technology and cost-competitiveness?