Solar panels

400-watt panels: Why to get them, and which ones are best in 2021

Zeeshan Hyder

April 10, 2021

400-watt panels: Why to get them, and which ones are best in 2021

The best solar brands are all releasing 400W panels. We look at who they’re right for, and which ones are best.

Everything you need to know about AC solar panels

Catherine Lane

March 30, 2021

Everything you need to know about AC solar panels

Guide to AC solar panels including what they are, which popular brands sell them, and if they’re right for your home.

Commercial solar panels: Costs, benefits & best installers

Zeeshan Hyder

March 24, 2021

Commercial solar panels: Costs, benefits & best installers

In this guide to commercial solar panels, we explain to you the why and how of taking your organization or business solar.

Sharp solar panels: how they compare to other top brands

Ben Zientara

March 19, 2021

Sharp solar panels: how they compare to other top brands

Sharp offers solar panels for home and commercial solar installations. Here’s more about them and how they compare to other top brands.

Complete review of Tesla solar panels: are they worth it?

Catherine Lane

March 15, 2021

Complete review of Tesla solar panels: are they worth it?

An in-depth review of Tesla solar panels, including pricing, specs, customer service - and more. Should you choose Tesla when making the switch to solar?

Folding solar panels: what you need to know

Ana Almerini

March 12, 2021

Folding solar panels: what you need to know

Folding solar panels offer the portability and efficiency you need to be truly off-grid while camping, hiking, or enjoying a day at the beach.

PERC solar cells - are they the best choice?

Ben Zientara

March 11, 2021

PERC solar cells - are they the best choice?

PERC is a technology that makes solar panels more efficient by adding extra layers to traditional silicon solar cells. Find out if they’re right for you.

Everything you need to know about installing solar panels on boats

Ana Almerini

March 4, 2021

Everything you need to know about installing solar panels on boats

Adding solar panels to your boat will keep your battery charged and your appliances running, from a quick fishing trip to sailing an entire open ocean.

Jinko Solar: reviewing the world’s biggest panel maker

Zeeshan Hyder

March 3, 2021

Jinko Solar: reviewing the world’s biggest panel maker

Jinko Solar makes a lot of solar panels — but are they a good choice for your home? Here’s a complete review of the Chinese solar giant.

Q CELLS solar panels (Hanwha) - 2021 review

Ben Zientara

February 26, 2021

Q CELLS solar panels (Hanwha) - 2021 review

A complete review of Q CELLS solar panels, including their efficiency, warranty, and cost. If you’ve gotten a solar quote featuring Q CELLS, learn more about them here.

How are solar panels made?

Ana Almerini

February 19, 2021

How are solar panels made?

Solar panels are made with a few key materials: solar cells, silicon, metal, and glass. Each layer is built with precision to generate renewable energy.

Ergosun solar roof tiles: what to know about Tesla’s newest competitor

Catherine Lane

February 16, 2021

Ergosun solar roof tiles: what to know about Tesla’s newest competitor

Ergosun Integrated Solar Roof tiles are officially available to homeowners in the U.S. How do they stack up against Tesla solar roof tiles?