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Tips for Helping Friends and Family Go Solar

Embarking on the solar journey is an exhilarating step towards sustainability and energy independence. But why trek alone when you can bring friends and family along for the ride? Convincing loved ones to embrace solar energy can be a game-changer for them and the planet. Here’s how to light the way, sharing the glow of your solar experience and guiding them towards a brighter, greener future. Shine a Light on the Benefits Start by illuminating the myriad benefits of going solar. Share how it has slashed your energy bills, increased your home’s value, and reduced your carbon footprint. It’s like ...

By |February 27, 2024|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

Warning Signs to Watch for When Researching Solar Companies

Venturing into the world of solar energy is exciting, full of the promise of clean, cost-effective power. But, like any great adventure, it comes with its own set of challenges—especially when it comes to choosing the right solar company. Let's liven up the quest with some essential tips to keep in mind, ensuring you're equipped to make an informed and confident decision. Transparency is Key First up, we're talking about transparency. A trustworthy solar company doesn't hide behind vague promises or elusive answers. They're like an open book, providing clear, detailed information about costs, the installation process, and what ...

By |February 15, 2024|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

How to Avoid Solar Scammers

A growing number of people are eager to learn more about solar energy and find out what kind of savings it can provide. Unfortunately, many con artists understand this well and have designed schemes that can turn the dreams of residential solar power into a nightmare for some homeowners. Unlike buying a car or a house, most customers have no experience with photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. That means it can be hard to tell a reputable solar company from a scammer, and scammers can come in many forms. Some are charming salespeople who come to the door. Others unleash ...

By |February 15, 2024|Categories: Solar News|0 Comments

Getting The Most Value Out of Your Solar System

Generating power from the sun may be without cost, but the technology behind this process is not. The reality is that a solar system is a significant investment. Like purchasing a home, it has an upfront cost but pays off in the long term. A solar installation is a small construction project, with each module containing multiple parts to make everything work seamlessly. So, how will you know that taking a chance on clean energy solutions will be worthwhile? There are four key areas for homeowners to evaluate when determining which solar will be the right fit for them. ...

By |February 3, 2024|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

Making the switch to photovoltaic (PV) solar power is a big change—an investment both financially and for the future. More people are doing it because they recognize solar power’s unique ability to save money in the long term and lessen their household’s impact on the environment. Do you know someone who has already installed solar? That person could tell you a lot about what they’ve learned and which company to recommend. Where can you get other recommendations? Homeowners can find helpful reviews online. SolarReviews.com is one of many great sources to use. What is a solar installer’s track record? Experience is key when it ...

By |January 24, 2024|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

Solar Can Boost Your Home’s Value

CNBC’s Power The Future released a new study, based on Zillow data, on how much solar adds to the resale value of a home. Whenever a study like this hits the press, it’s all the buzz in the solar industry. Of all the financial benefits gained from going solar, how much a solar energy system adds to the resale value of a home has always been the most subjective, ambiguous, and oftentimes over-inflated or under-valued aspect of the financial analysis. When new studies come out, they are often used as blanket values by the solar industry. However, there are ...

By |January 1, 2024|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

The Truth Behind Free Solar Ads: Uncovering Misleading Claims

Solar energy is a remarkable solution for individuals looking to save on electricity bills while contributing to a cleaner environment. However, like any rapidly growing industry, the solar sector is not immune to misleading advertising. Some of the common misleading claims you might have come across are ads offering "Free Solar Panels," with the implication that the government will cover the cost of your solar system. Here's a breakdown of the reality behind these claims and why they might not be as they appear: 1. The “Free” Misnomer: Many ads claim to offer free solar panels, but the reality is ...

By |December 25, 2023|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

Riding The Solar Wave: Global Trends in 2023

The dawn of solar energy is here, painting a brighter, cleaner, and more sustainable picture for our world. The year 2023 is witnessing an array of exciting trends in the solar industry, making solar technology more accessible and appealing to various segments of society. Here’s a roundup of the global solar trends that are making waves this year: 1. Unprecedented Growth in the US: The U.S. solar industry is booming, with a record expansion of 32GW anticipated in 2023. This surge represents a 52% growth compared to 2022, bouncing back from a 13% market contraction in the previous year. Governmental ...

By |December 2, 2023|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

SolarStratos Aims to Reach Stratosphere More Than 80,000 Feet Above Earth Using SunPower® Solar Technology

One of the world's most innovative and sustainable energy companies, headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, has joined the Mission SolarStratos expedition as the exclusive solar cell provider for its aircraft. Within the next two years, SolarStratos is expected to be the first solar-powered plane to soar above the Earth's troposphere and into the stratosphere—flying twice as high as a commercial airliner's typical cruising altitude—without a drop of fossil fuel. "SolarStratos has an opportunity to push the limits of what we think is humanly possible and prove that renewable energy has the capacity to power our lives while preserving our planet," ...

By |November 15, 2023|Categories: Solar News|0 Comments

Supercharge Your Savings: The Power of Solar Battery Storage

The solar revolution doesn't stop at harnessing sunlight; it extends to storing this power for later use. With solar battery storage, you're not just generating clean energy; you're managing it smartly to maximize your savings. Here’s how solar battery storage can be a game-changer for your financial and environmental footprint: 1. Peak Shaving: Utility companies often charge higher rates during peak usage hours. With a solar battery, you can store solar energy generated during off-peak hours and use it when rates are high, saving you a significant amount on your electricity bills. 2. Energy Independence: Solar batteries enhance your energy ...

By |November 13, 2023|Categories: Residential, Solar News|0 Comments

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