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Duke Energy’s new net metering program in SC to reduce solar savings, boost battery industry

Catherine Lane

June 22, 2021

Duke Energy’s new net metering program in SC to reduce solar savings, boost battery industry

While Duke Energy’s new net metering program will cut customers’ solar savings, it could potentially increase battery installations.

The 5 best solar shed lights to buy in 2021

Ana Almerini

June 18, 2021

The 5 best solar shed lights to buy in 2021

You can easily transform your shed into a solar shed by adding solar panels to the roof or by installing solar-powered lights.

Are solar canopies and carports worth it?

Zeeshan Hyder

June 15, 2021

Are solar canopies and carports worth it?

Solar canopies are custom-built outdoor structures designed to hold overhanging solar panels, enabling on-site solar power generation.

What is Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)?

Zeeshan Hyder

June 10, 2021

What is Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)?

Concentrated solar power (CSP) uses special mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy; the collected heat is then used to generate power on the utility scale.

What residential solar installers need to stop doing immediately

Ben Zientara

June 9, 2021

What residential solar installers need to stop doing immediately

Some solar installers use inflated estimates of utility price growth to make it seem like savings will be higher than they likely will. It’s time to stop.

What is a home energy audit - and is it worth it?

Catherine Lane

June 3, 2021

What is a home energy audit - and is it worth it?

A guide to home energy audits, including how much they cost, how you can perform them yourself, and whether or not they’re worth it.

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

Ana Almerini

May 27, 2021

Updates to U.S. grid needed to meet 100% clean energy goals

The electric grid was built for a fossil fuel-centered world and must be updated to accommodate a 100% renewable energy plan.

Tesla solar roof price increase leads to lawsuits

Catherine Lane

May 26, 2021

Tesla solar roof price increase leads to lawsuits

Customers are taking Tesla to court after the company drastically increased solar roof prices after contracts were already signed.

Ford and SunRun partner to seamlessly integrate EVs + solar power

Ana Almerini

May 26, 2021

Ford and SunRun partner to seamlessly integrate EVs + solar power

The Ford F-150 Lightning is a powerful new all-electric truck option and, by partnering with SunRun, adding solar power with EV chargers is an easy feat.

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