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Top 5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Solar

Posted on May 24, 2021

Solar isn’t just good for the environment; there are some great benefits for businesses as well. Here are five that we think every business owner should know.

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Are You Caring for Your Solar Panels?

Posted on May 19, 2021

Solar panels generally require very little to no maintenance to function. However, to ensure you're getting the optimal performance out of your panels, here are a few essential tips.

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How Solar Energy Can Free You From Utility Companies

Posted on January 04, 2021

With solar energy only accounting for roughly two percent of the world’s electricity, it would be fair to assume that big utility companies have nothing to worry about. But you might be surprised to find out that isn’t the case.

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How Net Metering Can Help You Save on Your Energy Bill

Posted on December 30, 2020

Making the switch to solar has always been a great opportunity for those looking for a reliable source of renewable energy and ways to save on their energy bill.

While using the energy you create from your solar photovoltaic (PV) system can help decrease the amount of energy you pull from the grid, net metering can also help increase your savings by receiving a credit for the excess energy you produce from your utility company.

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Solar and Your Utility Bill

Posted on December 22, 2020

Now that your solar panels are producing clean, renewable energy, there are a few items on your monthly utility bill that you may want to pay attention to depending on what state and local programs apply to your solar installation.

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Your Guide to Understanding Utility Pricing

Posted on December 15, 2020

As a consumer, making informed decisions on how to minimize your energy costs is important to you, and understanding how you’re charged by your utility is a crucial step in getting the most out of your dollar.

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How to Conduct an Energy Audit in 2020

Posted on July 17, 2020

Solar energy is an investment that not only benefits your wallet by reducing your electric bill, it also frees you from the rising cost of electricity. Before making the switch to solar, it’s important to make sure that your home is running as energy-efficient as possible. Here are a few things you can do to make sure you’re prepared for solar.

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What Size Home Solar Installation Is Right For You?

Posted on February 20, 2020

No doubt about it—going solar is a big investment. One of the first and most important questions you’ll have is—how big should my installation be? How many kilowatts of sun power, and how many panels?

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Solar System With Monitoring

Posted on February 13, 2020

Once your solar system is installed, you’ll want to know how it’s running—and that’s where monitoring comes in. How much energy is the system producing monthly or yearly? Are all of the panels putting out the same amount? Is anything limiting power production? Early identification of problems allows your solar techs to solve them before they result in a significant drop in your energy production.

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10 Questions to Ask a Solar Panel Installer

Posted on August 27, 2019

If you’re interested in home solar installation, you’ll want to first have an audit of your property. You’ll be asked for details about your roof, your garage roof and other available space. You’ll discuss your current energy usage, the age of your shingles and the availability of any incentives, if applicable.

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