Solar power

Tesla Cybertruck: what you need to know about the much-anticipated electric pickup

Ana Almerini

November 20, 2020

Tesla Cybertruck: what you need to know about the much-anticipated electric pickup

Should you preorder the Tesla Cybertruck? The all-electric, futuristic-looking pickup truck is loaded with innovative features, including self-parking and a bulletproof exterior.

5 best smart thermostats of 2021

Catherine Lane

November 19, 2020

5 best smart thermostats of 2021

A rundown of the 5 best smart thermostats of 2021 and how to choose the right one for your home, including prices, features, compatibility, and more.

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.

What is a hybrid solar system?

Ana Almerini

November 6, 2020

What is a hybrid solar system?

A hybrid solar system connects to the grid and has a solar battery to store energy. They are more reliable than off-grid or grid-tied-only solar systems.

What are DC power optimizers?

Dan Hahn

September 13, 2020

What are DC power optimizers?

How DC power optimizers work, and what their benefits and drawbacks are in your home solar energy system.

Alabama allows largest utility to increase ‘solar tax’ - guts state solar industry

Catherine Lane

September 13, 2020

Alabama allows largest utility to increase ‘solar tax’ - guts state solar industry

Alabama Power has been approved to implement a high monthly charge on solar homeowners that will drastically reduce electric bill savings.

What are string inverter systems?

Dan Hahn

August 29, 2020

What are string inverter systems?

Everything you need to know about using string inverters in your home solar installation, including their advantages and disadvantages.

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Ben Zientara

August 20, 2020

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Find out what sales and property tax exemptions you may be eligible for when you install solar panels on your home.

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Ben Zientara

August 1, 2020

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Here’s our guide to rebates, tax credits & more that help cover the costs of solar panel installations.

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?

New petition seeks to end net metering across the United States

Ben Zientara

May 20, 2020

New petition seeks to end net metering across the United States

NERA has filed a petition to end net metering. Find out how it can affect solar homeowners and how you can help.

Top 10 energy conservation tips

Ana Almerini

April 24, 2020

Top 10 energy conservation tips

Energy conservation is easier than you think, read our top 10 tips to help you reduce your energy use and save money on your electricity bill.