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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...

Solar Applications for Farms, Cold Storage, Industrial Sites and Water Treatment Facilities

Solar photovoltaic projects for commercial and industrial applications come in all shapes and sizes. But the singular goal is simple: reduce electricity imports from the...

The Benefits of Solar Micro Inverters

In the solar world, one of the big debates is the whole string inverter vs. micro inverter issue.  Solar inverters are the devices that convert DC power being produced...

How Solar Works

There are vast amount of information on the internet today that explain how solar panels work in great detail. This brief article will describe the process in simple...

Can Solar Panels Break?

Yes, solar panels break sometimes, but probably not in the way you are thinking. Most solar panels are manufactured to withstand some pretty heavy beatings from the...

Net metering matters: Clean air and vibrant economy

A simple policy is key to clean air and a vibrant economy Since the American Lung Association launched its annual air quality ratings 17 years ago, it has, year after...