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.

Don't buy solar panels: 7 reasons why you should hold off

Zeeshan Hyder

February 3, 2021

Don't buy solar panels: 7 reasons why you should hold off

Solar panels are great for some, but not for others. Here are seven major reasons why they might not be right for your home.

Hawaii’s Quick Connect Program cuts red tape, increases solar savings

Catherine Lane

February 3, 2021

Hawaii’s Quick Connect Program cuts red tape, increases solar savings

Hawaiian Electric Company’s Quick Connect Program will save homeowners more money and give the solar industry a needed boost after COVID-19.

Complete review of Hyundai solar panels in 2022

Ana Almerini

January 29, 2021

Complete review of Hyundai solar panels in 2022

The complete review of Hyundai solar panels, including their specs, cost, performance, and more.

Why you should never invest in “plug-in” solar panels

Dan Hahn

January 29, 2021

Why you should never invest in “plug-in” solar panels

Learn how plug-in solar panels work, explore their risks compared to costs, and take a look at alternative options to consider for small-scale energy generation.

Are Kyocera solar panels any good?

Dan Hahn

January 28, 2021

Are Kyocera solar panels any good?

Learn about Kyocera solar panels, including their top modules, how much they cost, how they perform - and if they're right for your solar installation.

5 best RV solar panels and buyer’s guide

Catherine Lane

January 22, 2021

5 best RV solar panels and buyer’s guide

A comprehensive buyer’s guide for powering your camping trip with RV solar panels, including our picks for the top 5 RV solar panel brands.

Mission Solar panels: complete review

Catherine Lane

January 21, 2021

Mission Solar panels: complete review

An overview of Mission Solar Energy, what types of solar panels they manufacture, and how they compare to other solar panels on the market.

What are solar panels?

Ana Almerini

January 13, 2021

What are solar panels?

What are solar panels, how do they work? Solar panels use silicon solar cells to convert the sun’s energy into usable electricity through the photovoltaic effect.

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.

Complete guide to the Tesla Solar Roof: is it better than installing solar panels?

Catherine Lane

January 6, 2021

Complete guide to the Tesla Solar Roof: is it better than installing solar panels?

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!

A beginners guide to solar panels for home: Are they worth it where you live?

Andrew Sendy

January 6, 2021

A beginners guide to solar panels for home: Are they worth it where you live?

Solar Panels for Home: Ultimate beginners guide shows the economics of solar panels on your specific home

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.