Months after the international COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, there’s one thing on our minds more than it used to be: cleaning. Whether it’s meticulously washing your hands after coming home, or disinfecting frequently-touched surfaces such as keys and door knobs. But what about cleaning your solar panels? For residential solar panel system owners,
Solar infrastructure and farming can combine in a powerful way that yields increased crop production and electricity simultaneously. What is Solar Farming? Also called agrivoltaics, solar farming involves the practice of growing plants under the shade of solar panels. Before this method was discovered, integrating solar panel use on farms was seen as impractical, due
Due to the nature of the industry and the highly competitive atmosphere in the solar industry, you may call your previous solar company or installer about a maintenance issue. You find the phone number no longer in service. What do you do when you find your solar company goes out of business? The short answer
Your family’s financial bandwidth doesn’t have to get in the way of your quest to energy efficiency. Applying for a Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) loan could give you the cash you need to commit to sustainable and energy efficient choices for your home. But it’s worth remembering that there could be a multitude of
Net metering is a crucial concept for solar homeowners looking to understand the cost-saving processes in the industry. Because of net metering, solar users are able to save tens of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their installed system. Net metering is the process by which homeowners are able to access and use a
The overall cost for average Americans to buy solar panels is decreasing every year. And more people want solar energy. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 92% of Americans favor expanding solar energy. With cost-saving benefits trending up as at the same time, more attention is paid to innovation in the solar industry.
When committing to solar energy for your home, you may wonder whether your solar panels will be durable enough to withstand years of environmental factors. It's a good question to ask. The short answer is: yes. Most manufacturers build their solar panels to withstand the elements.
Back in April, on the eve of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, a new documentary was released on YouTube, free for viewers. “Planet of the Humans,” produced by the Oscar-winning yet occasionally controversial Michael Moore, argues that renewable sources of energy may be more problematic than they seem. With many documentaries, it’s important to take the
In the KC metropolitan area, home solar systems are more popular than ever before. Here's what you need to know about solar panel in Kansas City.