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What are flexible solar panels and are they right for you?

Andrew Sendy

August 14, 2018

What are flexible solar panels and are they right for you?

Flexible solar panels could revolutionize the field of solar energy. In addition to the much lower cost, flexible solar panels allow for a great deal more versatility. Small and lightweight, they can be used on roofs that couldn't handle the weight of tra

Residential solar panels cost and savings in Arizona in 2021

Zeeshan Hyder

August 13, 2018

Residential solar panels cost and savings in Arizona in 2021

An accurate breakdown of solar panel savings in Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff based on APS electric rates and the cost of solar panels being charged by the best local solar companies in Arizona.

The top solar incentive programs in the US in 2021 and how to find solar incentives available in your area?

Andrew Sendy

July 26, 2018

The top solar incentive programs in the US in 2021 and how to find solar incentives available in your area?

With all the incentives available, customers can typically recover their investment within 5-8 years, which means you get free electricity and extra credits for the remainder of the 25-year period.

The Difference Between DC and AC Watts (and PTC/STC)

Dan Hahn

July 24, 2018

The Difference Between DC and AC Watts (and PTC/STC)

As you may know, solar is bid for in dollars per watts ($/W). But are those DC watts (direct current, like in a battery) or AC watts (alternating current, like in a light socket) watts? Hopefully this post will get you informed enough to be sure you're

NREL Developing Improved Tech to Lower Costs for Multi-Junction Solar Cells

Chris Meehan

July 19, 2018

NREL Developing Improved Tech to Lower Costs for Multi-Junction Solar Cells

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has revamped an older technology that could make the cost of multi-junction solar cells cost competitive with conventional silicon solar panels available today.

What are thin film solar panels, how do they work and why aren’t they used for residential solar systems?

Andrew Sendy

July 14, 2018

What are thin film solar panels, how do they work and why aren’t they used for residential solar systems?

Thin film solar panels are smaller, lighter, last longer and cost less. So, why aren't they used for residential installations?

A complete review of Grape Solar panels

Ana Almerini

July 13, 2018

A complete review of Grape Solar panels

Before you buy Grape Solar panels, read our comprehensive review to make sure they make sense for your lifestyle and energy needs.

Solar Energy vs. Fossil Fuels

Andrew Sendy

July 12, 2018

Solar Energy vs. Fossil Fuels

The answer we’ve heard for years is to turn to renewable types of energy because fossil fuels are being depleted and a danger to the environment. Make a conscious effort to reduce their carbon footprints.

How has the price and efficiency of solar panels changed over time?

Andrew Sendy

July 12, 2018

How has the price and efficiency of solar panels changed over time?

Solar power technology has been around for a lot longer than many realize. Throughout its development, the technology has seen countless transformations with increased increments of efficiency and eventually a drop in prices that made it available for res

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