Solar panels

What are the top 5 solar-powered security cameras?

Ana Almerini

March 31, 2022

What are the top 5 solar-powered security cameras?

Solar powered security cameras offer peace of mind for homeowners. We recommend 5 of the best for you to choose from.

3G is being phased out – why does that matter for solar?

Ana Almerini

March 3, 2022

3G is being phased out – why does that matter for solar?

3G is being phased out and it could affect your solar panel system's ability to connect to the internet. Learn what that means for your solar system.

LG to close solar business - what does this mean for people who have or want LG solar panels?

Ben Zientara

March 2, 2022

LG to close solar business - what does this mean for people who have or want LG solar panels?

LG announced it will stop manufacturing solar panels in 2022. What now?

What is solar rapid shutdown, and why do I need it?

Joe Dametto

March 1, 2022

What is solar rapid shutdown, and why do I need it?

Solar rapid shutdown is a safety feature which quickly shuts down your solar array in case of an emergency. We explain how to add it to your home solar system.

Everything you need to know about organic solar cells

Cameron Bates

February 10, 2022

Everything you need to know about organic solar cells

Organic solar cells are the 3rd gen. of photovoltaic cells. How does this promising tech work, and why hasn't it seen wider advancement yet? We take a look.

Know before you buy: What happens after you go solar

Alex Sendy

February 6, 2022

Know before you buy: What happens after you go solar

Curious what happens after you install a solar system on your home? Our guide will break down the financial and environmental benefits of solar energy for your home.

Chilicon Power microinverters: great products with big potential

Michael Cheng

February 4, 2022

Chilicon Power microinverters: great products with big potential

How do Chilicon Power microinverters compare to Enphase's microinverters in terms of performance, cost, & warranty? Find out here.

Should you buy 250-watt solar panels?

Cameron Bates

January 30, 2022

Should you buy 250-watt solar panels?

250-watt solar panels were once the most common option for home solar systems - but are they still the best option?

How much do solar panels weigh?

Joe Dametto

January 30, 2022

How much do solar panels weigh?

More important than the weight of each solar panel is the total weight of the installation, and the impact it will have on your rooftop.

The pros and cons of solar panels for tiny houses

Zeeshan Hyder

January 13, 2022

The pros and cons of solar panels for tiny houses

Tiny home living requires careful planning. Consider all of these pros & cons before you make the decision to install solar panels.

Will GAF’s solar shingles finally make the solar roof mainstream?

Catherine Lane

January 7, 2022

Will GAF’s solar shingles finally make the solar roof mainstream?

Roofing giant GAF has released their newest product, the Timberline Solar Energy Shingles. Should you consider installing these instead of regular solar panels?

Are solar panels worth it? 8 things to consider before you buy

Michael Cheng

December 28, 2021

Are solar panels worth it? 8 things to consider before you buy

Assess whether solar panels are right for your home by understanding the major factors involved in the buying process, including cost, payback period, and more.