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The Cost Of Maintaining Solar Panels

Before going any further, let us assure you that the cost of maintaining solar panels is not only ridiculously low but what slight costs you do incur are more than made...

Solar Energy: What’s In A Watt?

Solar Energy: What’s In A Watt? In order to understand a watt, try to imagine it as a measure electrical flow. It is basically a unit of power – power being the rate...

Rooftop solar: Net metering is a net benefit

Rooftop solar is booming in U.S. cities.   One of the most exciting infrastructure developments within metropolitan America, the installation of over a million...

10 Reasons to Go Solar

The economic and environmental case for going green  The need for environmental sustainability is more urgent than ever. Global climate change — driven by...

How Solar Affects the Value of a Home

Study Shows Buyers Consistently Willing to Pay More For Solar Homes The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in partnership with Sandia National...

Seasons and Solar Energy

Some areas are prone to hot summers and unpredictable winters; despite the fact they typically enjoy mostly sunny days, you may want to know how solar systems respond to...

Solar Panels Lower Your Rooftop Temperature!

Installing solar panels is an obvious boost to your energy efficiency. Generating electricity directly from the sun that beats down on your roof every day can...

Going Solar? Learn How To Pay For Your System – Buy, Lease, or PPA

As much as you might want to, you can’t go solar overnight. However some companies make it seem you can, offering simple-sounding options to pay for the system. Since...

5 Solar Panel Myths

There are a number of myths that have stigmatized solar panels as being cumbersome and ineffective. The truth, however, shows that switching to solar can bring a number...

Storing solar energy: how solar batteries work

Solar panel systems have become one of the fastest-growing sources of energy in the United States. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the solar market...

What to Expect When Your Organization Goes Solar

Your organization has committed to going solar. Now what? While you may have experience with other types of construction projects, taking part in a new commercial solar...

Why Go Solar – Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy

There are many reasons why homeowners go solar, but improving the environment and cutting energy costs are the most common. Many people are aware that solar is a great...