The energy industry in the United States is seeing sweeping changes as consumers and energy providers begin paying more attention to how we produce energy, how we use it, and how it affects our environment. If you’ve heard that a solar PV system is a great move but don’t think you have the time to really understand this exciting form of energy, think again.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Solar energy has its fair share of myths. For example, did you know that solar panels convert solar energy into electricity more efficiently in cooler weather? Shocked? Don't be! Many products and services before they reach the saturation point are surrounded by misinformation, which is usually based on assumptions that are of personal opinions, not facts.Read More