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Solar power system types: equipment needed, costs, pros, and cons

Catherine Lane

May 27, 2018

Solar power system types: equipment needed, costs, pros, and cons

The primary components of a home solar power system, what is needed to ensure high efficiency, and how to maximize your savings.

Calculate how many solar panels you need for your home

Catherine Lane

May 21, 2018

Calculate how many solar panels you need for your home

How to calculate the number of solar panels needed to cover the home energy usage for your specific home.

Best 300 watt solar panels for sale

Alex Sendy

May 19, 2018

Best 300 watt solar panels for sale

The amount of power a solar 300 watt solar panel produces will depend on a number of factors. Such as location, temperature, obstructions...

Why the solar providers near you are often the best solar companies to buy from

Andrew Sendy

May 6, 2018

Why the solar providers near you are often the best solar companies to buy from

SolarReviews researh reveals that local solar companies enjoy a far high level of customer satisfaction than large national players showing the solar provider near you may be your best option

Are solar carports worth it, and can you qualify for the solar tax credit?

Ana Almerini

May 4, 2018

Are solar carports worth it, and can you qualify for the solar tax credit?

Solar carports qualify for the federal tax credit when installed at a residential home, save money on electric bills, and provide clean energy.

How do you build your own solar panel system?

Ana Almerini

May 3, 2018

How do you build your own solar panel system?

Most DIY projects have their pros and cons, but solar systems deliver electricity to your home and outbuildings. Very often such projects come down to cost vs. security and safety.

Community Solar Wave Sweeps Through Country

Andrew Sendy

May 2, 2018

Community Solar Wave Sweeps Through Country

Community solar is growing in the US in 2018 because it allows renters and owners of apartments to access solar savings and reduce electricity bills. Community solar allows you to buy solar panels that are installed at a central community array rather tha

Is solar or wind a better way to power your home?

Ana Almerini

April 30, 2018

Is solar or wind a better way to power your home?

Wind turbines can convert nearly half of the wind hitting them into electrical power. Solar depends on the amount of sunlight that falls onto the solar panels before it is converted into actual electricity.

Is the upgraded Tesla worth it?

Andrew Sendy

April 29, 2018

Is the upgraded Tesla worth it?

How long do Tesla batteries last? After 1 charge, a Tesla can drive 250-402 miles, depending on model type, with a battery built to last for 500k miles.

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