Modern solar systems don’t just generate free, clean, renewable energy. They also keep you informed—sometimes every 30 seconds or so—about how they’re performing for you and your household.Read More
Once you’ve made the decision to go solar, you’ll want to be sure that your system, once installed, is operating at peak efficiency at all times. There are a number of factors that help your system’s performance, including shade, orientation, temperature, system age, and maintenance.Read More
You might be surprised to find out that your solar panels are one of the most low-maintenance appliance in (or on top of) your home. The minimal contact necessary with your solar panels is a major reason why they are such a massive investment for your home.Read More
Recent economic policy changes potentially have an impact on the entire U.S. economy in general and on the solar industry in particular. The 15 percent U.S. taxes that went into effect on September 1, 2019, apply to about $112 billion of Chinese imports. All told, more than two-thirds of the consumer goods the United States imports from China now face higher taxes.Read More
If you’re reading this blog, you probably already have an interest in solar energy and its applications for home and commercial power generation. But you may not know about what’s required for solar energy to make the journey from fabrication to distribution to installation. Here’s a quick look at the process needed to bring solar power to your doorstep.
Of course it’s an affordable, clean source of renewable energy. But what you might not know is that solar power is also an economic jobs engine—in fact, it’s the top energy job producer in the United States. According to the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census, America now has more than 242,000 solar workers. The job census reports that solar energy adds jobs 17 times faster than the overall economy.Read More
Your solar panels are much more than a local investment. Of course it’s an affordable, clean source of renewable energy. But what you might not know is that solar power is also an economic jobs engine—in fact, it’s the top energy job producer in the United States.Read More