Solar 101

How to understand and compare solar panel specifications

Andrew Sendy

June 7, 2017

How to understand and compare solar panel specifications

Solar panels explained: cells type, cell vendor, snow load, wind load, temperature coefficient, module efficiency, power tolerance, pmax

DIY solar panels: Pros, cons & 6-step cost savings guide

Zeeshan Hyder

April 23, 2017

DIY solar panels: Pros, cons & 6-step cost savings guide

A DIY project is the cheapest way to install solar panels. This guide will help you figure out how to go about it.

Are free solar panels actually free?

Catherine Lane

January 23, 2017

Are free solar panels actually free?

Free solar panels allow you to install solar panels with no upfront cost, however, you get lower long electric bill savings in the long run.

How to find and claim solar panel rebates

Ben Zientara

December 15, 2016

How to find and claim solar panel rebates

Take advantage of local and federal solar incentives. Save thousands of dollars on your solar panel system.

Off-Grid solar energy systems

Andrew Sendy

August 12, 2016

Off-Grid solar energy systems

Learn the key differences between a normal grid connect solar power system and a stand alone system.

Grid Connect vs Stand Alone Solar Power Systems

Andrew Sendy

August 12, 2016

Grid Connect vs Stand Alone Solar Power Systems

What is the difference between a grid connect solar power system and a stand alone solar power system.

10 tips for getting the best solar quotes

Andrew Sendy

June 27, 2016

10 tips for getting the best solar quotes

Don’t get ripped off! Here’s how to get solar quotes for high-quality equipment, at competitive prices, from solar installers with top reviews.

How long do solar panels actually last?

Andrew Sendy

April 29, 2016

How long do solar panels actually last?

Do solar panels go bad? What is a solar panel's typical life expectancy? Can you do anything to make them last longer? We answer these questions - and more.

Solar lease vs. solar PPA

Andrew Sendy

April 26, 2016

Solar lease vs. solar PPA

Solar leases and solar PPAs are very similar and it can be difficult to differentiate the two. And - are they the best way to finance a solar panel installation?