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What are renewable resources?

Ana Almerini

March 23, 2018

What are renewable resources?

In this blog, we'll explore examples of renewable resources, which include solar power, geothermal energy, wind, hydropower, and bioenergy.

How much does solar cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2022?

Andrew Sendy

March 21, 2018

How much does solar cost and save homeowners in Orange County in 2022?

Find out key facts about going solar as an Orange County homeowner, including your potential cost & savings, payback period, incentives, rebates & more.

Are lithium-ion solar batteries the best energy storage option?

Catherine Lane

March 18, 2018

Are lithium-ion solar batteries the best energy storage option?

Find out why lithium-ion solar batteries are popular for home solar storage. We reveal popular brands, their costs, and pros and cons.

Smartflower solar tracker: a change for residential solar?

Alex Sendy

March 8, 2018

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?

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

Ben Zientara

February 28, 2018

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 peopl

How to file for the solar tax credit: IRS Form 5695 instructions

Ben Zientara

February 27, 2018

How to file for the solar tax credit: IRS Form 5695 instructions

Step-by step instructions for using IRS Form 5695 to claim the federal solar tax credit. For installations completed until 2023, the tax credit is 26% of solar costs.

How much energy does a solar panel produce?

Catherine Lane

February 21, 2018

How much energy does a solar panel produce?

How much energy does a solar panel produce and how much does an array of solar panels produce?

What are the pros and cons of a solar generator?

Catherine Lane

February 21, 2018

What are the pros and cons of a solar generator?

The evolution of the portable solar generator is becoming popular in people's homes and businesses, providing cheap access to the grid.

How will Trump's solar tariffs affect residential solar panel costs

Andrew Sendy

January 24, 2018

How will Trump's solar tariffs affect residential solar panel costs

The short answer is that they won’t. Here’s why the newly implemented solar tariffs will have minimal effect on the cost of residential solar panel installation in the United States in 2018 and 2019.

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