Solar Energy

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

Andrew 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.

How hot do solar panels get and how does it affect my system?

Andrew Sendy

January 1, 2019

How hot do solar panels get and how does it affect my system?

Worried your solar panels will overheat and lose efficiency? Learn the optimum temperature for panels & what happens when the temperature rises.

Exploring the best Tesla Powerwall alternatives in 2021

Andrew Sendy

December 20, 2018

Exploring the best Tesla Powerwall alternatives in 2021

Tesla Powerwall rules the US market—but is another brand better for your needs? Here are the reviews and pros & cons for the Sonnen Eco, LG Chem Resu and BYD B-Box. All have some great features that make them worth a closer look...

The cost of charging a Tesla—and how it compares to gas vehicles

Andrew Sendy

December 18, 2018

The cost of charging a Tesla—and how it compares to gas vehicles

The cost varies depending on if its a Model 3, Model X or Model S, where you charge the battery, and if you use a solar-powered or Level 2 charging stations. Which is cheapest overall?

How much will the 26% federal solar tax credit actually save you?

Andrew Sendy

December 13, 2018

How much will the 26% federal solar tax credit actually save you?

Learn the requirements, how it works, when you claim it, which forms to submit, and the $ value of the credit to you.

Everything you need to know about California Net Metering 2.0 in 2021

Zeeshan Hyder

November 27, 2018

Everything you need to know about California Net Metering 2.0 in 2021

While NEM 2.0 slightly reduces the benefits of going solar, it retains the crucial incentive of net metering. Getting a solar system installed now will lock you into NEM 2.0 for 20 years.

2021 Massachusetts SMART program explained

Catherine Lane

October 29, 2018

2021 Massachusetts SMART program explained

Massachusetts’ SMART program is the state’s latest solar incentive program, designed to put money in your pocket and promote solar development.

Where can I compare solar panel prices online?

Andrew Sendy

October 19, 2018

Where can I compare solar panel prices online?

Homeowners around the country are discovering the cost-effective, environmentally-friendly benefits of solar power for homes. Between 2006 and 2016, residential solar power installations in the United States increased by an average rate of 59% each year.

How much do solar panels cost in Denver, Colorado and what is the payback period?

Andrew Sendy

October 18, 2018

How much do solar panels cost in Denver, Colorado and what is the payback period?

For most homeowners, reasons to install a solar system in Denver Colorado break down into personal priorities. Many people are motivated by environmental concerns. Others are driven by the idea of being more self-reliant. One thing they all have in common

What are the best solar battery chargers on the market in 2021?

Ana Almerini

August 16, 2018

What are the best solar battery chargers on the market in 2021?

Buy the best solar battery charger for your needs, from a 12v car battery to a cell phone battery, we make it easy for you to browse and buy from the best options!

Solar Energy vs. Fossil Fuels

Andrew Sendy

July 12, 2018

Solar Energy vs. Fossil Fuels

The answer we’ve heard for years is to turn to renewable types of energy because fossil fuels are being depleted and a danger to the environment. Make a conscious effort to reduce their carbon footprints.