Solar energy

Learn about powering your home with solar energy, which not only helps the enviornment, but also helps keep money in your wallet.

Key takeaways from RE+ 2022

Ben Zientara

September 29, 2022

Key takeaways from RE+ 2022

RE+ 2022 took place in Anaheim, CA from September 19th to the 22nd. Here’s the most important news for the solar industry from the show!

Residential incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act: What you need to know

Catherine Lane

August 12, 2022

Residential incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act: What you need to know

A breakdown of the incentives for residential solar, electric vehicles, and energy-efficient upgrades in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act.

How many watts does a space heater use?

Ana Almerini

August 9, 2022

How many watts does a space heater use?

The average space heater uses 1,500 kWh and is ideal for heating a 150-square-foot room. Which one is right for your home?

How many watts of electricity does a TV use?

Ana Almerini

May 18, 2022

How many watts of electricity does a TV use?

There are 2 reasons to know how many watts your TV uses: to calculate the cost on your power bill and to figure out how much battery storage you'll need to run it during an outage.

Are lithium ion batteries recyclable?

Ana Almerini

April 19, 2022

Are lithium ion batteries recyclable?

Lithium ion batteries will help power the shift to a renewable energy world, but recycling them is not yet an easy task. Learn more today.

Lithium mining in the United States: where it stands today

Ana Almerini

April 13, 2022

Lithium mining in the United States: where it stands today

Find out the current state of lithium mining in the United States, where lithium is found, and why more local lithium mines are necessary.

Green Power: What is it, and how can you use it at home?

Joshua Panuccio

February 22, 2022

Green Power: What is it, and how can you use it at home?

What is green power? Where can I find it? Is it expensive to go green? All these questions will be answered below.

Explained: What does 'behind the meter' (BTM) mean?

Joshua Panuccio

February 9, 2022

Explained: What does 'behind the meter' (BTM) mean?

Behind the meter (BTM) is used to describe energy systems. Here's what it means for consumers, and how you can benefit from it/.

The most energy efficient appliances in 2022

Cameron Bates

December 13, 2021

The most energy efficient appliances in 2022

Which are the year’s most energy efficient appliances? Are their benefits worth the upfront costs?

The importance of global sustainability in 2022 and beyond

Ana Almerini

July 15, 2021

The importance of global sustainability in 2022 and beyond

Global sustainability requires each country to work together to manage resources so that we, future generations, and the environment can thrive.

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

Ana Almerini

May 27, 2021

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

The electric grid was built for a fossil fuel-centered world and must be updated to accommodate a 100% renewable energy plan.

Perovskite solar cells: why they’re the future of solar power

Ben Zientara

April 23, 2021

Perovskite solar cells: why they’re the future of solar power

Perovskites are the most promising solar cell technology in the world, and they might be on your roof soon. Here’s how they work & when they’ll be available.