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Financing a New Solar System: Which Option Is Right for You?

Posted on December 11, 2018, by All Energy

You’ve done some research and decided that a solar PV system would be a wise choice for your home and that buying would be better than leasing. Assuming you’re not planning to purchase the system outright with cash, now is a good time to consider your financing options. Here are some guidelines.

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What Is Net Metering, and How Does it Work?

Posted on December 05, 2018, by All Energy

Anyone who’s looked into solar energy likely has run across the term net metering. This term describes a billing mechanism that allows you to store/bank unused solar energy on the local power grid and later reclaim its value in the form of “free” energy when needed.

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What Electric Companies Don’t Want You to Know About Solar

Posted on December 03, 2018, by All Energy

Electricity is big business, so it makes sense that there are some things about solar energy
that electric companies don’t want consumers to know.

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Calculating the Return on Your Solar Investment

Posted on November 28, 2018, by All Energy

Did you know that many solar experts say the average solar system pays for itself in eight to ten years? You may wonder if that’s possible if you haven’t looked at the key factors in calculating the return on your solar investment.

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eBook: The True Cost of Solar

Posted on November 26, 2018, by All Energy

Equipping your home with solar power is a serious investment—and one that pays off handsomely. But if you don’t know the true cost of solar, you’re probably thinking about
powering a home with solar only in terms of the financial outlay in having the system installed.

In this eBook, we’re going to show you how your initial investment, whatever it may be, starts getting paid back the minute your panels are up and running.


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Will I Lose Money if I Don’t Use All the Solar Power I Generate?

Posted on November 15, 2018, by All Energy

People who are unsure about how solar power works sometimes think that when you have a solar PV system installed, you have to use every last drop of energy the panels generate—while it’s being generated—or all the excess power will be lost.

Actually the truth is just the opposite.

 

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Infographic: 5 Surprisingly Solar-Friendly States

Posted on November 12, 2018, by All Energy

Southern states and tropical regions typically receive the glory when discussing optimal locations for solar energy. But you might be surprised to find these states rank highly for solar, too!

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Solar Installation Is a Big Job—How Do You Know You’re Choosing the Right Installer?

Posted on November 07, 2018, by All Energy

Making the move to go solar is a wise decision, but it’s not a move to make blindly. If you’re like most people, your knowledge of all the aspects of a solar panel installation is limited at best. Fortunately, the company you hire to install your solar system can help you understand every step of the process and perform the work at the highest industry standards.

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3 Things That Make Where You Live Good for Solar. You Might Be Surprised!

Posted on November 05, 2018, by All Energy

If someone were to ask you which U.S. city—Jacksonville, Fla., or Minneapolis, Minn.—has more sunny days each year with less than 30% cloud cover, which city would you pick? If you picked Minneapolis, you’d be right, as surprising as it may sound.

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You Don't Have to Be an Environmentalist to Go Solar

Posted on October 30, 2018, by All Energy

Did you know that most people who power their homes with solar don’t define themselves as strict environmentalists? Solar power isn’t a movement or a cause, although many who have gone solar appreciate the fact that it’s a clean source of energy and in no way harmful to our ecosystem. 

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