Catherine Lane

Solar Industry Expert

Expertise:

Solar panels | Solar batteries | Solar policy

About Catherine Lane

Catherine is the Written Content Manager at SolarReviews, where she has been at the forefront of researching and reporting on the solar industry for five years. She leads a dynamic team in producing informative and engaging content on residential solar to help homeowners make informed decisions about investing in solar panels.

Catherine’s expertise has garnered attention from leading industry publications, with her work being featured in Solar Today Magazine and Solar Industry Magazine. Her insights have also been cited by outlets, including Forbes and Bloomberg, solidifying her reputation as a go-to source for reliable information on solar technology and sustainability.

Before joining SolarReviews, Catherine worked as an assistant project manager at an engineering firm, where she researched, inspected, and analyzed environmental remediation, indoor health, and construction cost claims. This experience gave Catherine a practical understanding of the unique challenges faced by the environmental and construction sectors.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science from Ramapo College of New Jersey, has completed Solar Energy International’s PV 101: Solar Electric Design and Installation training course, and is OSHA certified.

Articles by Catherine Lane

GAF Timberline solar shingles review: do they make the solar roof mainstream?

Roofing giant GAF now offers Timberline Solar Energy Shingles. Should you consider installing these instead of regular solar panels?

Written by Catherine Lane

GAF Timberline solar shingles review: do they make the solar roof mainstream?
Battle of the batteries: NMC vs LFP. Which lithium-ion option is best?

A comparison of LFP and NMC lithium-ion solar batteries, two of the most popular types of batteries for storing the energy produced by rooftop solar systems.

Written by Catherine Lane

Battle of the batteries: NMC vs LFP. Which lithium-ion option is best?
What PG&E customers need to know about Tesla’s virtual power plant program

PG&E and Tesla have teamed up to turn Powerwalls into a virtual power plant. Should you join?

Written by Catherine Lane

What PG&E customers need to know about Tesla’s virtual power plant program
How Many Solar Panels Do You Need? | Comprehensive Solar Calculator

Find out how many solar panels your home needs in 2024. We examine key factors like energy consumption, location, and system efficiency to help you determine the perfect panel count.

Written by Catherine Lane

How Many Solar Panels Do You Need? | Comprehensive Solar Calculator
2024 Expert review of Solarever USA solar panels

Review of Mexican solar panel manufacturer Solarever's residential solar products.

Written by Catherine Lane

2024 Expert review of Solarever USA solar panels
What you need to know about Arizona’s net billing program

A complete breakdown of Arizona's net billing program for solar homeowners, including whether or not going solar is still worth it.

Written by Catherine Lane

What you need to know about Arizona’s net billing program