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How Technology Is Changing The Solar Industry

Posted on March 24, 2022
Over the last decade, solar technology advancements have primarily focused on designing and developing the actual panels themselves, as the industry sought ways to make panels more efficient, more affordable, and improve their aesthetics to make them more appealing to consumers. However, as solar panels appear to be reaching a bit of a design and performance plateau with the next significant innovations more than a few years away, solar is still seeing a wide range of technological innovations reshaping the industry. But nothing may be more important in the next few years than the advancements in solar energy storage.
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How Google Satellite Technology is Helping Installers Assess Your Property’s Solar Viability

Posted on January 10, 2022
Most of us have spent a few moments looking at where we live or checking out a famous location using Google’s satellite technology. Did you know that Google’s technology is also helping some solar installers better assess a property’s solar viability?
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Net Metering: The Little-Known Program Worth Thousands Of Dollars To Solar Panel Owners

Posted on November 29, 2021
Although most people are familiar with solar as an alternative to traditional energy production, very few people understand how it works to save you money, especially when it’s not sunny out. Enter net metering. Let’s take a quick look at this little-known billing mechanism that allows most property owners with solar to leverage the energy they’re producing during the day to save thousands of dollars annually. 
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Solar Monitoring—What is it, and How Does it Work?

Posted on August 27, 2021
Although solar panels have no moving parts and require virtually no maintenance, one of the commonly asked questions from many people considering solar is “how do I know if my panels are working properly once installed?” The answer to this question is pretty simple: solar monitoring software.
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Solar Panels and Your Electric Vehicle: The Perfect Combo

Posted on August 25, 2021
General Motors’ commitment to offering 30 fully electric vehicles by 2025 is just one more sign that electric vehicles (EV) aren’t simply a “big idea” but rather the future of transportation in America. As more consumers are considering the move to fully electric vehicles, the need for private, home-based electric charging stations is on the rise, and what better way to generate that power than with solar.
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The Latest Innovations in Solar Technology

Posted on June 23, 2021

As solar panels have become one of the most accessible and proven forms of clean, renewable energy, the industry is growing at a record pace. While solar photovoltaic systems have become incredibly efficient and affordable, a new wave of new and improved technologies is also being developed almost daily. Here’s a quick look at some that we find most interesting.

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