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Unprecedented Growth of Residential Solar Panels in US

More and more American homeowners are deciding to go solar. The market for the installation of residential photovoltaic (PV) panels in the US marked another record at...

The Time Is Now To Go Solar

Solar has grown immensely and steadily in the past 5 years. The introduction of ITC (Investment Tax Credit) has been the single biggest drive in encouraging homeowners...

Homes are Worth More with Solar Panels

It seems like common sense that homes with solar panels installed would be worth more in any housing market. Solar panels reduce energy bills, create more sustainable...

Go Green at Home: The Benefits of Going Solar

“Clean energy” is a term that describes energy that is produced without causing pollution. Solar energy is a prime example of clean energy, in that it relies only on...

8 Reasons to Go Solar

When considering your energy options, it’s important to consider the possible benefits to yourself and to the world. With solar, the benefits just go on and on. Here...

9 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

Unplug electronics that still use electricity when plugged in. Even when your television is off, it could still use over 6 watts of electricity. Plug electronics into a...

5 Questions (and Answers) About Solar Power

In California alone, homeowners have installed over 580,000 solar projects, and saved thousands and thousands of dollars on their electricity bills in the process. In...

How Does Solar Energy Work?

Have you ever been curious about how solar panels work? The conversion of solar energy into electricity—the same electricity that can charge your phone or power your...

Solar is Contagious!

You may have heard of the broken window theory, which argues that broken windows and other visible signs of disrepair in a neighborhood lead to an increase in crime and...

Solar’s Not Expensive—The Many Harmful Health Effects of Fossil Fuels

It’s important to maintain perspective when we talk about energy and its costs, considering every angle of the issue and any proposed solutions or changes to existing...

Five-Step Guide to How Solar Panels Are Installed

While solar panel installation has become simpler over the years, it’s certainly not a typical DIY process. Even a qualified electrician needs solar installation...

How Much Does Solar Increase the Value of my Home?

I bet you don’t know that there is a home improvement investment that you can make that will increase the value of your house more than the investment cost. It’s not...