Solar panels

Solar panels generate electricity to power your home. Our solar panel resources tell you everything you need to know about installing solar panels.

Why the solar providers near you are often the best solar companies to buy from

Andrew Sendy

May 6, 2018

Why the solar providers near you are often the best solar companies to buy from

SolarReviews researh reveals that local solar companies enjoy a far high level of customer satisfaction than large national players showing the solar provider near you may be your best option

Are solar carports worth it, and can you qualify for the solar tax credit?

Ana Almerini

May 4, 2018

Are solar carports worth it, and can you qualify for the solar tax credit?

Solar carports qualify for the federal tax credit when installed at a residential home, save money on electric bills, and provide clean energy.

How do you build your own solar panel system?

Ana Almerini

May 3, 2018

How do you build your own solar panel system?

Most DIY projects have their pros and cons, but solar systems deliver electricity to your home and outbuildings. Very often such projects come down to cost vs. security and safety.

Community Solar Wave Sweeps Through Country

Andrew Sendy

May 2, 2018

Community Solar Wave Sweeps Through Country

Community solar is growing in the US in 2018 because it allows renters and owners of apartments to access solar savings and reduce electricity bills. Community solar allows you to buy solar panels that are installed at a central community array rather tha

Is solar or wind a better way to power your home?

Ana Almerini

April 30, 2018

Is solar or wind a better way to power your home?

Wind turbines can convert nearly half of the wind hitting them into electrical power. Solar depends on the amount of sunlight that falls onto the solar panels before it is converted into actual electricity.

How much output do you get from solar panels?

Andrew Sendy

April 28, 2018

How much output do you get from solar panels?

How much electricity will solar panels produce on your house and how many modules do you need to cover your electricity bill? It's all explained here.

Solar shingles: should you go with Tesla or an alternative?

Catherine Lane

April 27, 2018

Solar shingles: should you go with Tesla or an alternative?

Solar shingles are one of the newest ways to introduce your home to renewable energy. Solar shingles are small solar panels that replace your roof’s asphalt tiles to give your home the benefits of solar power.

How your utility company can make it harder to go solar

Ben Zientara

March 27, 2018

How your utility company can make it harder to go solar

Here are the ways utilities have increased costs for future solar owners: Utility strategy 1: Time-of-use billing. Utility strategy 2: Non-bypassable charges. Utility strategy 3: Demand and grid-access charges. Utility strategy 4: Increasing minimum month

What is a solar tracker and is it worth the investment?

Catherine Lane

March 27, 2018

What is a solar tracker and is it worth the investment?

Solar trackers allow your solar panels to follow the sun so they can produce more solar power. But are they worth the extra cost?

Solar panel efficiency: how much it matters, top brands & more

Catherine Lane

March 25, 2018

Solar panel efficiency: how much it matters, top brands & more

SunPower still make the most efficient panels. However, 2022 is seeing high quality, lower cost, competitors closing the gap.

What are megawatts & kilowatts, how do you convert them?

Andrew Sendy

March 24, 2018

What are megawatts & kilowatts, how do you convert them?

Exploring what is meant by a megawatt,megawatt hour, kilowatt, and kilowatt hour.

How much does solar cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2022?

Andrew Sendy

March 21, 2018

How much does solar cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2022?

Find out key facts about going solar as an Orange County homeowner, including your potential cost & savings, payback period, incentives, rebates & more.