Solar panels

New invention turns food waste into solar energy

Ana Almerini

January 8, 2021

New invention turns food waste into solar energy

An invention by winner of the James Dyson Sustainability award, Carvey Maigue, uses luminescent particles in food waste to turn UV light into electricity.

Tesla solar roof: Updates and comparing costs to conventional solar

Catherine Lane

January 6, 2021

Tesla solar roof: Updates and comparing costs to conventional solar

The Tesla solar roof has changed over the years. What’s the latest solar roof news and is it worth the cost? The answer may surprise you!

Solar panels for your home in 2021 - what you need to know

Catherine Lane

January 6, 2021

Solar panels for your home in 2021 - what you need to know

Answering the most common questions people have about installing residential solar panels for their homes in 2021.

What are the best off-grid solar systems to buy?

Zeeshan Hyder

December 27, 2020

What are the best off-grid solar systems to buy?

A buyer’s guide for off-grid solar systems for every purpose: RVs & camping, cabins & sheds, and homes of every kind.

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Dan Hahn

December 11, 2020

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Reviews, complaints, company overview, and loan types for Enerbank, a large provider of home improvement and solar energy loans.

5 best solar Christmas lights of 2020

Catherine Lane

December 2, 2020

5 best solar Christmas lights of 2020

A list of the 5 best solar Christmas lights to brighten up the holiday season. We cover their pros and cons, how they operate, and if they’re right for you.

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Catherine Lane

November 14, 2020

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Ranking the top 5 most popular solar generators on the market, including their costs, key features, dependability, and more.

Solar panel ROI: Calculate how much your solar savings will be

Ben Zientara

October 27, 2020

Solar panel ROI: Calculate how much your solar savings will be

Here’s how to calculate return on investment for your solar panels and compare the ROI of solar to other investments.

How much do solar panels increase home value?

Dan Hahn

August 14, 2020

How much do solar panels increase home value?

Learn how much more solar homes are worth when buying or selling your home.

New York’s new net metering policy to cut solar savings

Catherine Lane

July 21, 2020

New York’s new net metering policy to cut solar savings

In response to coronavirus, New York extended their net metering program - at a cost.

Are residential solar panels worth it in 2021?

Andrew Sendy

May 21, 2020

Are residential solar panels worth it in 2021?

With solar panels less expensive in 2021, the 26% federal tax credit (ITC) and net metering remaining, is solar panel installation for your home now worth it?

Why solar is a smart investment during a recession

Catherine Lane

May 1, 2020

Why solar is a smart investment during a recession

Our top 3 reasons why going solar is one of the most reliable investments you can make during a recession.