Solar installers

How to buy solar leads in 2021

Colin Walsh

April 9, 2021

How to buy solar leads in 2021

Are you a solar installer looking to grow your business in 2021? With the federal tax credit stepping down from 26% to 22% in 2023, before expiring completely in 2024, this is a great year to grow your sales organization and grab some additional market sh

Solar Ready Vets and other solar jobs programs for veterans

Ben Zientara

August 11, 2020

Solar Ready Vets and other solar jobs programs for veterans

The Solar Ready Vets program helps soldiers get training and secure jobs in the solar industry.

New Minnesota building codes make solar a tight fit

Catherine Lane

April 16, 2020

New Minnesota building codes make solar a tight fit

Minnesota recently updated its building codes which makes less roof space available for solar panel installations.

US solar industry feels coronavirus side effects - but not for long

Catherine Lane

March 25, 2020

US solar industry feels coronavirus side effects - but not for long

A review of how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the US solar industry.

Brevard Solar closes without completing their jobs

Catherine Lane

March 10, 2020

Brevard Solar closes without completing their jobs

Florida solar company Brevard Solar closed in Feb 2020 after taking thousands of dollars from their customers.

Intersolar North America’s Solar Games turn installations into a competition

Catherine Lane

February 12, 2020

Intersolar North America’s Solar Games turn installations into a competition

Intersolar introduced a solar installation competition this year called the Solar Games.

Questions to ask a solar company before you sign a contract

Ben Zientara

September 26, 2019

Questions to ask a solar company before you sign a contract

Forgetting to ask these questions will surely take a toll on your solar panel installation.

Buying cheap solar panels in 2021: A guide to discount solar panels

Ana Almerini

January 30, 2019

Buying cheap solar panels in 2021: 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.

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.

Home solar panels in Las Vegas: Everything you need to know

Zeeshan Hyder

October 4, 2018

Home solar panels in Las Vegas: Everything you need to know

See cost, savings and payback from installing solar on your home in Las Vegas.

How much does a 6kW solar power system cost and how much electricity does it produce?

Andrew Sendy

August 26, 2018

How much does a 6kW solar power system cost and how much electricity does it produce?

A 6kW system will produce between 400-900 kWhs of power a month, which can offset the average US energy use of 914 kWhs. 6kW systems cost $15,600 on average.

Are LG solar panels the best brand of residential solar panels?

Ana Almerini

June 18, 2018

Are LG solar panels the best brand of residential solar panels?

Although the LG solar panels have very attractive features, in the premium range of panels available on the US solar market I would suggest to stick with the soon to be US manufactured SunPower panels (currently Philippines, Mexico or China) or slightly c