Solar 101

What is an SREC? Solar renewable energy credits explained

Catherine Lane

February 14, 2019

What is an SREC? Solar renewable energy credits explained

Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) are excellent incentives for homeowners. Find out how much you can earn back through this incentive.

What are solar panels? A beginner’s guide

Zeeshan Hyder

February 13, 2019

What are solar panels? A beginner’s guide

All the info you need about solar panels: how they work, what solar arrays & solar panel systems are, whether you should get them for your home.

Consumer reports on solar panels: What can I learn from them?

Zeeshan Hyder

February 6, 2019

Consumer reports on solar panels: What can I learn from them?

See how the top consumer resources and review sites can help you choose the best solar panels and solar companies for your solar installation.

Your guide to solar panel mounts in 2021

Ana Almerini

February 5, 2019

Your guide to solar panel mounts in 2021

Looking for a solar panel mount? We look at the pros and cons of different mounting options as well as the top brands in 2021.

Buying cheap solar panels in 2022: A guide to discount solar panels

Ana Almerini

January 30, 2019

Buying cheap solar panels in 2022: A guide to discount solar panels

Cheap solar panels are easy to find for uses from DIY projects to entire home installations, but they might not be the best long-term investment.

Do solar panels work on cloudy days or at night?

Andrew Sendy

January 24, 2019

Do solar panels work on cloudy days or at night?

We explain in simple English how solar panels work, how well they work on cloudy days and climates, and whether they work at night.

Solar energy pros and cons in 2022

Andrew Sendy

January 21, 2019

Solar energy pros and cons in 2022

Solar energy comes with its pros and cons. But as solar gets cheaper and technologies advance, the benefits greatly outweigh the disadvantages.

What is a solar carve-out?

Ben Zientara

January 21, 2019

What is a solar carve-out?

A solar-carve out sets a specific goal for electricity generation from solar panels in a state’s energy mix. It often includes incentives for installing solar.

PACE program solar panels: Are they the right option for you?

Zeeshan Hyder

January 20, 2019

PACE program solar panels: Are they the right option for you?

Know someone who has bought solar panels through a PACE financing program and wondering how it works? Read this guide to understand how Property Assessed Clean Energy works.

Are solar panels in Florida worth it? Your expert savings guide for 2021

Andrew Sendy

January 16, 2019

Are solar panels in Florida worth it? Your expert savings guide for 2021

Solar panels in Florida cost just $2.61/watt, or $15,660 for a typical 6kW system before incentives. Florida also has ample sunshine and generous incentives for solar.

Nissan Leaf price, cost to charge & charge time

Alex Sendy

January 3, 2019

Nissan Leaf price, cost to charge & charge time

Finally an electric car to challenge Tesla! Check out its take-home price, cost to charge, charge time, types of chargers and whether you should buy it.

Why your power bill is so expensive—and how to make it cheaper

Andrew Sendy

January 2, 2019

Why your power bill is so expensive—and how to make it cheaper

Electricity are up almost 70% since 2000. But you can pay less by choosing the right rate plan and installing solar panels.