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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, like location, temperature, and obstructions.

Written by Alex Sendy

Solar shingles: should you go with Tesla or an alternative?

Solar shingles are a luxury solar option for homeowners who don't like the look of solar panels. What solar shingle brands are on the market besides Tesla? Our experts break it down.

Written by Catherine Lane

Smartflower solar tracker: a change for residential solar?

Smartflower, also referred to as the solar flower, is a smart, aesthetically pleasing innovation in solar technology. But is it right for your home?

Written by Alex Sendy

Meet two inspiring teens who are using the sun to help people hear and drink clean water

Each year since 2001, the Gloria Barron Prize is awarded to 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment. This year, we're pleased to announce that two of those amazing young people received the prize because of the innovative, inspiring ways they use solar.

Written by Ben Zientara

How much energy does a solar panel produce?

The average solar panel produces 2 kWh of energy per day, but the actual amount depends on where you live and the size of the solar panel.

Written by Catherine Lane

Exploring the best Tesla Powerwall alternatives in 2024

Tesla Powerwall rules the market, but is another brand better for you? Read the pros and cons of Tesla's top competitors.

Written by Andy Sendy

Will solar panels survive a nuclear EMP (and dear God, why do we have to think about this?)

A nuclear weapon can cause an electromagnetic pulse (EMP), which can disrupt everything that uses electronic circuitry. Will solar panels survive, and what can you do to provide EMP protection?

Written by Ben Zientara

What happens to solar panels in a hurricane?

How do solar panels fare in a hurricane? Surprisingly well, it turns out. Learn more about what happens to solar panels in a hurricane today.

Written by Ben Zientara