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Solar 101

Solar Scams to Watch Out For With Bad Solar Companies

By |2022-05-18T19:04:57+00:00May 19th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar in the News|

With inflation rising around the world, consumers are feeling the pinch when it comes to their finances. And the price of electricity is no exception. In fact, electricity prices in 2021 rose at the highest rate since 2008, according to new numbers by the U.S. Energy Informative. While electricity prices typically increase at a rate

Evergy Solar Subscription Program: Pros and Cons

By |2022-05-18T00:09:47+00:00April 21st, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101|

As technology improves, people have become more aware of how much energy they use. They have also become more aware of where their energy is coming from. Add in that people want to reduce their carbon footprint. All of these factors combined are leading people and energy companies to go green. People are doing this

Solar Panel Monitoring Systems: Are They Necessary?

By |2022-04-18T20:34:37+00:00April 12th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

When it comes to going solar, there are a lot of different variables that you need to be aware of. Things such as how much energy you use, what direction your roof faces, or if you have enough land to have ground mounted solar panels, what trees or other obstructions might block sunlight from your

What’s the Process to Install Solar Panels?

By |2022-03-24T20:58:41+00:00March 15th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101|

The Process of Going Solar - Beginning To End Making the switch to solar is similar to any large process that people only go through either once in their lives, such as planning a wedding and getting married. However, the switch to solar requires significantly less work, planning, and time. That said, there are bound

What Is The Lifespan Of A Solar Panel? Or … How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

By |2022-03-02T19:23:48+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Solar Technology|

Similar to any other piece of technology, there is a lifespan for solar panels. If you have spent any time looking around at different solar panel producers, you’ll likely find that the industry standard life for how long solar panels last is between 25-30 years. Though the longevity of a solar panel is unlike most

Are Ground Mounted Solar Panels The Best Choice For Me?

By |2022-02-21T21:12:42+00:00February 8th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

If you’re looking to go solar, you might be wondering what type of solar system is the best choice for you. There are quite a few things to take into consideration, from what company to choose, financing decisions, and even which type of solar installation to choose. While ground mounted solar panels are not a

Are Solar Incentives Coming To an End?

By |2022-01-26T17:49:36+00:00January 24th, 2022|Solar 101, Solar in the News|

Solar incentives have been around since Solar Investment Tax Credit went into effect in 2006, and has seen great success in the growth of solar. Initially set to expire at the end of 2007, it has been extended by Congress a number of times. Currently it is set to expire at the end of 2023,

What Factors Influence the Value-Add of Solar Panels?

By |2021-11-17T19:39:52+00:00November 17th, 2021|Solar 101, Why Solar|

When it comes to buying solar panels, you may wonder: Is it really worth it? Even though they can help you save money on your electrical bill, they require a substantial investment upfront. But what if you don’t want to stay in the same home forever? It turns out that solar panels are great for

How to Fight Your Homeowner’s Association (HOA) for Solar Panels

By |2021-10-20T17:54:08+00:00October 20th, 2021|Solar 101|

Homeowners Associations -- or HOAs -- are known for wanting to keep a standard appearance amongst the houses in the neighborhood, among other things. You may have to get permission from them to take certain actions. And that likely includes installing solar panels. If your HOA isn’t keen on the idea of letting you install