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Why go solar in 2021: all benefits explained

Oliver Sendy

July 1, 2021

Why go solar in 2021: all benefits explained

Why do homeowners install solar panels on their homes? The federal solar tax credit, bill savings, and backup power are just a few reasons.

Unreliable Texas power prompts residents to install solar-plus-battery-storage solutions

Ana Almerini

June 30, 2021

Unreliable Texas power prompts residents to install solar-plus-battery-storage solutions

The Texas grid is built for profit, not reliability - leaving Texans on the brink of power outages for the second time in 2021.

How much will solar panels cost to install on your specific home in 2021?

Andrew Sendy

June 25, 2021

How much will solar panels cost to install on your specific home in 2021?

Solar system cost is now less than $20,000 for a typical home. But what should you take into consideration when shopping for solar panels for your home?

Utility-scale solar: what is it, how does it work?

Zeeshan Hyder

June 23, 2021

Utility-scale solar: what is it, how does it work?

Utility-scale solar is leading the transition to a clean economy; solar power is being added to the grid more than any other energy source.

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.

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