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What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

Making the switch to photovoltaic (PV) solar power is a big change – an investment both financially and for the future. More people are doing it because they recognize solar power’s unique ability to save money long-term and lessen their household’s impact on the environment. There are companies that provide solar equipment, like SunPower, and

By |2020-07-24T08:37:57+00:00July 10th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

How Much Power Can Solar Energy Generate on a Cloudy Day?

Clouds gather. The sky grows dark. A solar homeowner may naturally wonder: How much energy can my solar system generate during a cloudy day? While of course solar panels need sunlight to produce energy, it’s important to learn how cloudy conditions can affect the efficiency of solar energy generation and how factors such as partial

By |2020-07-14T22:03:16+00:00June 19th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on How Much Power Can Solar Energy Generate on a Cloudy Day?

Remote Working with Solar Power

With a “Stay at Home” directive in place or not, more companies are realizing a benefit by their workers working from home either full or part time.   There are many reasons for this: Transportation costs – both monetarily and mental – are reduced Commercial Real Estate costs – desk space, computer capacity, parking – can

By |2020-07-14T22:03:12+00:00June 9th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Remote Working with Solar Power

Three Reasons Why Solar Will Play a Role in the National Recovery and Ensure a Greener Future

It’s no secret that businesses have taken a huge hit due to COVID-19. While the current focus of the nation remains on alleviating the significant health concerns accompanying this pandemic, businesses grapple to adapt to the new culture of social distancing, economic hardship and reduced workforce. Efforts to boost the economy can start with an

By |2020-07-14T22:03:09+00:00May 29th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Three Reasons Why Solar Will Play a Role in the National Recovery and Ensure a Greener Future

Fostering a Cycle of Sustainability Through Solar Panel Recycling

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shared in a recent Solar Market Insight Report that the residential market has seen substantial growth with 2019 becoming a record year for installations. Continuous advancements within the solar industry are a big win for the environment when addressing how energy is produced and consumed, but what happens after a solar panel’s

By |2020-07-14T22:03:06+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Fostering a Cycle of Sustainability Through Solar Panel Recycling

Why Spring is the Perfect Time for a Solar Panel Installation

Spring has officially arrived and with it, warmer weather. This is the time of year when homeowners start flipping on air conditioners and enjoying more time outdoors before temperatures rise. While many associate spring with fresh starts and plenty of deep cleaning, it is also the perfect time to start a solar panel installation. It’s

By |2020-07-14T22:03:03+00:00May 5th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Why Spring is the Perfect Time for a Solar Panel Installation

What the Current State of ITC Means for Homeowners

Since 2008, the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) has been one of the most important policy drivers for solar power in the U.S. It's allowed the owners of residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects to recapture 30 percent of the total installed cost of the system, in the form of a tax credit, after the system is

By |2020-07-14T22:02:59+00:00April 10th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on What the Current State of ITC Means for Homeowners

Solar vs. Wind Energy: Which Alternative Energy Source is Right for Your Home?

Incredible strides in renewable energy technologies are making alternative power sources more obtainable than ever for American homeowners. Solar panels are now sleek and design-conscious. Incredibly efficient, greener batteries are making it possible to store the overbalance of solar and wind energy into homes. Technology upgrades, storage improvements and equipment capabilities all contribute to more efficient power output and

By |2020-07-24T08:38:26+00:00April 9th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Solar vs. Wind Energy: Which Alternative Energy Source is Right for Your Home?

Which States Save The Most With Solar?

This question gets asked a lot by those interested in going solar and it seems like the answer should be no sweat. But while photovoltaic (PV) solar power is gaining in popularity across many states, a variety of factors determine just how much solar installation costs in any given location. Those factors change not just from

By |2020-07-24T08:38:37+00:00April 9th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Which States Save The Most With Solar?

Navigating Challenging Times Together

As a society and industry, we are facing an unprecedented set of challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended how we conduct our daily lives. With grave health consequences and vast economic uncertainty ahead of us, there’s growing consensus that nearly every sector of the economy will continue to be impacted for at least the next

By |2020-07-24T08:38:46+00:00April 7th, 2020|Solar News|Comments Off on Navigating Challenging Times Together