Solar power

Solar power facts

Andrew Sendy

August 31, 2017

Solar power facts

Learn more about how solar power works and find out interesting solar power facts. how does solar panels work in the rain and snow.

Pros and cons of Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 solar panels

Andrew Sendy

August 23, 2017

Pros and cons of Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 solar panels

What is a tier 1 and tier 2 solar panel? What efficiency do I get from these types of solar panels?

Types of solar panels: which one is the best choice?

Catherine Lane

August 23, 2017

Types of solar panels: which one is the best choice?

Find out which of the main types of solar panels are right for your home. We explain how much they cost, power they produce, and how much you'll save.

Are free solar panels actually free?

Catherine Lane

January 23, 2017

Are free solar panels actually free?

Free solar panels allow you to install solar panels with no upfront cost, however, you get lower long electric bill savings in the long run.

How to find and claim solar panel rebates

Ben Zientara

December 15, 2016

How to find and claim solar panel rebates

Take advantage of local and federal solar incentives. Save thousands of dollars on your solar panel system.

Off-Grid solar energy systems

Andrew Sendy

August 12, 2016

Off-Grid solar energy systems

Learn the key differences between a normal grid connect solar power system and a stand alone system.

Grid Connect vs Stand Alone Solar Power Systems

Andrew Sendy

August 12, 2016

Grid Connect vs Stand Alone Solar Power Systems

What is the difference between a grid connect solar power system and a stand alone solar power system.

10 tips for getting the best solar quotes

Andrew Sendy

June 27, 2016

10 tips for getting the best solar quotes

Don’t get ripped off! Here’s how to get solar quotes for high-quality equipment, at competitive prices, from solar installers with top reviews.

How long do solar panels actually last?

Andrew Sendy

April 29, 2016

How long do solar panels actually last?

Do solar panels go bad? What is a solar panel's typical life expectancy? Can you do anything to make them last longer? We answer these questions - and more.

What is a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)?

Ben Zientara

January 29, 2016

What is a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)?

A Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a law that requires electric utilities in a state to generate a certain percentage of electricity from renewable sources by a certain date. The RPS is also used to determine the amount and type of incentives availab

How much energy does the sun produce? (and other fun facts)

Dan Hahn

October 10, 2009

How much energy does the sun produce? (and other fun facts)

Learn more about how much energy the sun produces and why we need to utilize this energy for our own electricity.