Solar 101

What is a megawatt MW, megawatt hour MWh, kilowatt kW and kilowatt hour kWh?

Andrew Sendy

March 24, 2018

What is a megawatt MW, megawatt hour MWh, kilowatt kW and kilowatt hour kWh?

Exploring what is meant by a megawatt,megawatt hour, kilowatt, and kilowatt hour.

How much do solar panels cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2021

Andrew Sendy

March 21, 2018

How much do solar panels cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2021

Orange County, California, registers more than 280 sunny days a year, so you probably want to know whether solar panels are worth it in the third-largest county in California. Specifically, you want to know how much electricity savings you will realize ov

How much energy does a solar panel produce?

Catherine Lane

February 21, 2018

How much energy does a solar panel produce?

How much energy does a solar panel produce and how much does an array of solar panels produce?

Solar power facts

Andrew Sendy

August 31, 2017

Solar power facts

Learn more about how solar power works and find out interesting solar power facts. how does solar panels work in the rain and snow.

Pros and cons of Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 solar panels

Andrew Sendy

August 23, 2017

Pros and cons of Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 solar panels

What is a tier 1 and tier 2 solar panel? What efficiency do I get from these types of solar panels?

Types of solar panels: which one is the best choice?

Catherine Lane

August 23, 2017

Types of solar panels: which one is the best choice?

Find out which of the main types of solar panels are right for your home. We explain how much they cost, power they produce, and how much you'll save.

What happens if you have solar and the power goes out?

Ben Zientara

July 25, 2017

What happens if you have solar and the power goes out?

Typical home solar installations shut down during a blackout, but you can keep the lights on in 1 of 3 ways: a generator, battery, or a special solar inverter.

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.