Solar 101

What is Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), and why should you care?

Ben Zientara

May 29, 2019

What is Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), and why should you care?

Levelized Cost Of Energy (LCOE) is a way to help people compare the cost of two different ways of paying for energy over long periods of time.

The best solar panels to buy for your home in 2022

Zeeshan Hyder

May 23, 2019

The best solar panels to buy for your home in 2022

Each solar company will say the brand of solar panels they are selling is the best. We explain the factors you should consider so that you can decide which is best for your home

Top 5 American solar panel manufacturers in 2020

Chris Meehan

May 10, 2019

Top 5 American solar panel manufacturers in 2020

Reviewing the top-rated US solar panel manufacturers in 2020.

What is the most energy efficient space heater  - and the best solar air heater?

Andrew Sendy

May 3, 2019

What is the most energy efficient space heater - and the best solar air heater?

Looking for something safe and energy efficient? There are now space heaters and solar air heaters that are great for a single room or smaller space.

What is a solar farm? Costs, land needs & more

Zeeshan Hyder

April 23, 2019

What is a solar farm? Costs, land needs & more

Curious about solar farms, or want to start one? Here’s how much land they need, and how much money you can make from one.

Why portable solar panels are great for RVs and camping

Andrew Sendy

April 12, 2019

Why portable solar panels are great for RVs and camping

Portable solar panels let you use solar energy on the go. We review the top 5 portable solar panels on the market, and what you should look for when buying them.sy to deploy, and sometimes even foldable. Are they the right choice to meet your RV & camping

Investing in solar energy: What return can you get on your solar investment?

Andrew Sendy

April 11, 2019

Investing in solar energy: What return can you get on your solar investment?

Need to know the return on investment before making a big commitment like solar for your home. Here are the costs, incentives, savings and payback.

Watts, kilowatts, and kilowatt-hours explained (kW vs. kWh)

Ben Zientara

April 3, 2019

Watts, kilowatts, and kilowatt-hours explained (kW vs. kWh)

Watts and kilowatts (kW) are measures of power, or ability to do work, while kilowatt-hours (kWh) are measures of energy, which is power used over time.

Solar loans: Everything you need to know

Zeeshan Hyder

April 2, 2019

Solar loans: Everything you need to know

Solar panels are a great way to cut down on your power bills but the initial cost can be off putting. Explore the pros and cons of financing your solar system.

How Massachusetts residents are cutting energy costs through Mass Save program

Chris Meehan

March 18, 2019

How Massachusetts residents are cutting energy costs through Mass Save program

Find out how to save over $2,000 annually by taking part in Massachusetts' energy saving initiative, Mass Save.

Solar homes: what to know in 2021

Ana Almerini

February 25, 2019

Solar homes: what to know in 2021

A solar home is powered by solar energy and saves you money. Learn which solar home option is best for your budget, house type, and lifestyle.

How long does it take for solar panels to pay for themselves?

Andrew Sendy

February 25, 2019

How long does it take for solar panels to pay for themselves?

Curious as to how long it will take to break even on solar panels for your home? Here's how to see the cost, savings & payback time you would get if you install solar panels on your specific home.