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

Tidal energy pros and cons

Tidal energy takes advantage of changing tides to generate electricity. In this article, we go over tidal energy pros and cons and discuss if it can be utilized more in the future.

Written by Catherine Lane

Tidal energy pros and cons
What is an SREC? Solar renewable energy credits explained

SRECs are excellent incentives for homeowners. Find out how much you can earn just by generating power with your solar panels.

Written by Catherine Lane

What is an SREC? Solar renewable energy credits explained
Solar power system equipment: needs, costs, pros, and cons

Solar installations use more components than solar panels. We breakdown different home solar equipment, costs, and the pros and cons of each.

Written by Catherine Lane

Solar power system equipment: needs, costs, pros, and cons
Going solar with Florida Power and Light (FPL)

A complete guide to going solar with FPL including solar installation costs, net metering policy, and FPL interconnection requirements.

Written by Catherine Lane

Going solar with Florida Power and Light (FPL)
What are the different types of solar batteries?

We explain the different types of solar batteries, including lead acid, lithium ion, nickel cadmium, and flow.

Written by Catherine Lane

What are the different types of solar batteries?
Beginner’s Guide to Home Solar Panels: What to Know Before Going Solar

A complete guide to solar panels for home with everything you need to know before you go solar, including costs, savings, and how to find the right installer.

Written by Catherine Lane

Beginner’s Guide to Home Solar Panels: What to Know Before Going Solar