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

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.

Should you go solar with Silfab solar panels?

Catherine Lane

August 25, 2021

Should you go solar with Silfab solar panels?

With tons of solar panels on the market, should you go solar with Silfab? We break down Silfab Solar's current products and how they compare to other brands.

How much can you save with the new Oregon solar incentive program?

Catherine Lane

February 7, 2020

How much can you save with the new Oregon solar incentive program?

Oregon’s new incentive program gives rebates for installing solar panels and battery storage systems.

New Mexico’s solar tax credit is back with big savings

Catherine Lane

March 12, 2020

New Mexico’s solar tax credit is back with big savings

Reviewing how much you can save with New Mexico's reinstated solar tax credit.

Everything you need to know about Tesla’s $1.07/watt commercial solar program

Catherine Lane

September 17, 2019

Everything you need to know about Tesla’s $1.07/watt commercial solar program

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently announced Tesla’s new commercial solar program, specifically tailored for business owners.

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

July 14, 2020

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

A breakdown of solar PPAs, including how they work, how much you save - and if a PPA is the right choice for you.

Do we recommend DecoTech, GAF’s roof-integrated solar system?

Catherine Lane

April 21, 2022

Do we recommend DecoTech, GAF’s roof-integrated solar system?

GAF Energy’s DecoTech solar energy system installs low-profile panels directly to your roof to improve aesthetics, but it may cost you the system’s performance.

Explained: Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device program

Catherine Lane

April 18, 2022

Explained: Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device program

A breakdown of how Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device energy storage incentive program works and if it’s a good choice for Vermont homeowners.

5 best portable solar panels for RVs and camping

Catherine Lane

April 12, 2019

5 best portable solar panels for RVs and camping

Portable solar panels let you use solar energy on the go. We review the top 5 portable solar panels on the market, and what you should look for when buying them.sy to deploy, and sometimes even foldable. Are they the right choice to meet your RV & camping