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Nissan Leaf price, cost to charge & charge time

Alex Sendy

January 3, 2019

Nissan Leaf price, cost to charge & charge time

Finally an electric car to challenge Tesla! Check out its take-home price, cost to charge, charge time, types of chargers and whether you should buy it.

Why your power bill is so expensive – and how to make it cheaper

Andrew Sendy

January 2, 2019

Why your power bill is so expensive – and how to make it cheaper

Electricity are up almost 70% since 2000. But you can pay less by choosing the right rate plan and installing solar panels.

Solar pergolas, gazebos & patio covers: A quick guide

Zeeshan Hyder

January 1, 2019

Solar pergolas, gazebos & patio covers: A quick guide

These are dual-use structures that produce solar energy while also providing shade for your patio or backyard. We’ll explore what they’re for—and if they’re better than solar panels.

How hot do solar panels get and how does it affect my system?

Andrew Sendy

January 1, 2019

How hot do solar panels get and how does it affect my system?

Worried your solar panels will overheat and lose efficiency? Learn the optimum temperature for panels & what happens when the temperature rises.

Exploring the best Tesla Powerwall alternatives in 2022

Andrew Sendy

December 20, 2018

Exploring the best Tesla Powerwall alternatives in 2022

Tesla Powerwall rules the US market—but is another brand better for your needs? Here are the reviews and pros & cons for the Sonnen Eco, LG Chem Resu and BYD B-Box. All have some great features that make them worth a closer look...

The cost of charging a Tesla—and how it compares to gas vehicles

Andrew Sendy

December 18, 2018

The cost of charging a Tesla—and how it compares to gas vehicles

The cost varies depending on if its a Model 3, Model X or Model S, where you charge the battery, and if you use a solar-powered or Level 2 charging stations. Which is cheapest overall?

A buyer's guide to the 26% federal solar tax credit in 2022

Oliver Sendy

December 13, 2018

A buyer's guide to the 26% federal solar tax credit in 2022

Our 2022 Federal Solar Tax Credit guide answers the common questions people have about the tax credit, along with how to calculate the dollar value.

How and why to use solar panels to charge an electric car

Ben Zientara

December 11, 2018

How and why to use solar panels to charge an electric car

Electric cars and home solar panels are a match made in heaven. Just a few panels on your roof can make all the “fuel” your electric vehicle needs - for life.

Everything you need to know about California net metering 2.0 in 2022

Zeeshan Hyder

November 27, 2018

Everything you need to know about California net metering 2.0 in 2022

While NEM 2.0 slightly reduces the benefits of going solar, it retains the crucial incentive of net metering. Getting a solar system installed now will lock you into NEM 2.0 for 20 years.

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