About Michael Cheng

Michael Cheng - Author of Solar Reviews

Michael Cheng

Content writer

Michael is a content writer at SolarReviews. He has more than six years of experience in industrial manufacturing and legal documentation, covering electrical safety, large-scale infrastructure and maritime legislation.

As a strong supporter of renewable energy, he uses a technical approach to deliver unique insights and content about solar.

Recent articles by Michael Cheng

How to automate your home with the ecobee SmartSensor

Michael Cheng

May 10, 2022

How to automate your home with the ecobee SmartSensor

If you're looking for a 2-in-1 system to regulate your home's temperature and keep your home safe, the ecobee SmartSensor could be worth checking out. Find out all the details, including cost, warranty, and best uses in our latest blog.

Are solar panels worth it? 8 things to consider before you buy

Michael Cheng

December 28, 2021

Are solar panels worth it? 8 things to consider before you buy

Assess whether solar panels are right for your home by understanding the major factors involved in the buying process, including cost, payback period, and more.

Financing with Clean Energy Credit Union: are they right for you?

Michael Cheng

June 14, 2022

Financing with Clean Energy Credit Union: are they right for you?

Clean Energy Credit Union is a financial company that specializes in solar loans. Are they the right loan company for you?

A deep dive into FIMER inverters and solar batteries

Michael Cheng

April 28, 2022

A deep dive into FIMER inverters and solar batteries

FIMER is an increasingly popular Italy-based solar equipment manufacturer, but some of its products can be hard to find in the U.S. Is buying FIMER inverters & batteries worth it?

All about used solar panels: everything you need to know

Michael Cheng

April 27, 2022

All about used solar panels: everything you need to know

A guide on how to purchase used solar panels for your home. Find out if second-hand panels are right for you.

Should you install fiber optic solar lights instead of solar panels?

Michael Cheng

April 8, 2022

Should you install fiber optic solar lights instead of solar panels?

Fiber optic solar lighting uses natural sunlight to illuminate homes and cuts energy costs. Should you consider installing these instead of solar panels?

All about the SPAN electrical panel: installation, cost, and more

Michael Cheng

February 11, 2021

All about the SPAN electrical panel: installation, cost, and more

SPAN is a smart electrical panel for your home. Learn how easily manage and control power flow for numerous appliances with SPAN today.

Top 5 American solar panel manufacturers in 2022

Michael Cheng

May 10, 2019

Top 5 American solar panel manufacturers in 2022

Reviewing the top-rated U.S. solar panel manufacturers in 2022.

What you need to know about solar power hail damage

Michael Cheng

April 11, 2022

What you need to know about solar power hail damage

Hail can damage solar panels and reduce system performance. Learn how you can protect your solar panels from hail damage today.