Solar 101

Spring Cleaning: Your Guide to Cleaning Solar Panels

By |2024-04-11T07:56:37-05:00April 3rd, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

Spring has officially arrived, and many places are starting to thaw out after a long, cold winter. (Of course, in Kansas City, you never know what kind of weather the day is going to bring…) As you throw open your windows to let the fresh air and sunlight into your home, you may feel inspired

Savings Beyond Electricity Bills: Financial Benefits of Solar

By |2024-04-11T07:35:12-05:00March 18th, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

In today's world, the concept of "going green" isn't just about helping the environment. It’s also about making smart financial decisions. And solar panels can be one piece of the puzzle when it comes to your overall financial strategy. While many people understand the environmental benefits of solar power, what often gets overlooked are the

ADT Solar Out of Business: Now What?

By |2024-03-15T12:23:07-05:00March 6th, 2024|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

What do you do when your solar company shuts down? Unfortunately, this is a problem that many solar customers have faced. It’s not uncommon, as the highly competitive nature of the solar business means that new companies are always working to gain a foothold in the industry. And the biggest recent news on this front

Empower Your Business with Solar Energy: How to Choose the Best Commercial Solar Company

By |2024-02-27T11:00:13-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Going Green, Solar 101|

In today's fast-paced world, businesses are constantly seeking innovative ways to reduce costs, increase sustainability, and enhance their corporate social responsibility. One solution that ticks all these boxes is transitioning to solar energy. With abundant sunshine, technological advancements, and tax incentives, solar power has become a viable and lucrative option for commercial businesses.  However, choosing

How the Solar Panel Tax Credit Can Help You Save Money on Your 2023 Taxes

By |2023-11-15T14:59:08-05:00November 15th, 2023|Solar 101, Why Solar|

With about six weeks left in 2023, many of us are thinking about Chiefs football, pumpkin pie, Christmas shopping, and new year’s plans. When 2024 hits, though, it’s suddenly going to be a much less exciting part of the year: tax time. Especially if you’re expecting to have to owe the government a chunk of

10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Solar Panel Installation

By |2023-09-06T12:55:42-05:00September 7th, 2023|Going Green, Solar 101|

With a growing commitment to renewable energy, rising energy prices, and increasing incentives, solar panel installation is on the minds of many homeowners and commercial property owners. No matter your reason for wanting to go solar -- whether it’s about reducing your environmental impact, achieving energy independence, or something else -- choosing the right solar

What You Need To Know About Rural Solar Panels

By |2023-06-16T13:33:02-05:00June 16th, 2023|Solar 101, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

With all the press solar panels have received lately -- from the new federal solar incentives, to exciting innovations in solar -- it’s no surprise that interest is high. But a lot of the time, the focus is on residential or commercial solar installation. What about rural solar panels? Solar panels in rural areas present

Solar Panels FAQ: Your Biggest Questions About Solar, Answered

By |2023-05-31T13:56:45-05:00June 5th, 2023|Solar 101, Why Solar|

With summer’s long, sunny days finally here, you may find yourself thinking about solar panels. You know that it’s possible to harness the power of the sun to provide electricity for your home, making you less dependent on your local energy grid. And you’ve heard you can even save money in the process.  But there’s

How Businesses Can Save Big With Commercial Solar Incentives

By |2023-05-25T14:13:32-05:00May 25th, 2023|Solar 101, Why Solar|

Now that we’re six months into 2023, business owners and commercial property owners may have heard talk about the “Inflation Reduction Act,” signed into law in August 2022. The Act, on top of lowering prescription drug costs, health care costs, and more, also decreases consumer energy costs, increases energy security, and helps reduce greenhouse gas

3 Ways To Make Your Solar Panels More Efficient

By |2023-05-15T13:46:46-05:00May 15th, 2023|Going Green, Solar 101|

With the arrival of spring, solar panels have been in the news -- for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s because sunnier days make for more electricity produced, or because bird droppings on solar panels are surprising homeowners with decreased efficiency. If you already have solar panels, it could be a good time for a

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