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What You Need To Know About Solar Panels and Extreme Heat

By |2023-08-22T10:15:10-05:00August 28th, 2023|Solar Technology, Why Solar|

It’s August in Kansas City, and we’ve just experienced the hottest stretch of the summer so far. In fact, heat index records have been broken all over the region -- the city proper hit 118 degrees, while Lawrence, Kansas, clocked in at 134 degrees. Meanwhile, people are newly curious about solar panels in Wichita, Kansas,

DIY Solar Panel Installation: Pros and Cons

By |2023-08-21T12:18:07-05:00August 18th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Solar panels have become more popular over the past several years, especially thanks to federal solar installation incentives such as the Investment Tax Credit. However, an increasing number of people are embracing the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to solar panel installation.  On the surface, DIY solar installation may seem like the best option for home-improvement aficionados.

How To Prepare For Your Next Power Outage

By |2023-07-21T13:43:35-05:00July 27th, 2023|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

A couple of weeks ago, a nasty summer storm rolled through Kansas City. Arriving on Friday afternoon, streets flooded, trees and branches fell on homes and buildings, and thousands of homes were left without power throughout the entire weekend. Even a week later, some homes had yet to have power restored despite the hard work

What You Need to Know About Evergy’s New Time-Based Energy Plans in Missouri

By |2023-07-14T14:48:34-05:00July 17th, 2023|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

During a hot summer in Kansas City, many of us are keeping a close eye on our electric bill. But if you log into the Evergy platform, you may come across a surprise if you live in Missouri: Evergy's new time-based energy plans are coming for residential customers. All current plans will be replaced with

5 Great Reasons To Go Solar in Kansas City

By |2023-07-03T14:56:57-05:00July 6th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

If you live in Kansas City, you probably love it -- just like we do. With the Chiefs winning two Super Bowls in the past few years, the World Cup coming in 2026, our new airport, and all the other exciting things coming down the pipeline, so many Kansas Citians have so much local pride.

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

Can Your Homeowners Association (HOA) Block You From Installing Solar Panels in Missouri or Kansas?

By |2023-04-12T14:28:33-05:00April 12th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Many homeowners are part of Homeowners Associations, or HOAs. They can provide benefits to their members. But they’re also known for wanting to keep a standard appearance for houses in the neighborhood. For that reason, your HOA may not want you to install solar panels, including in Missouri and Kansas. And while a new law

8 Benefits of Commercial Solar in Kansas City — and Why To Use KC Solar as Commercial Solar Installers

By |2023-03-27T21:23:04-05:00March 28th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Business owners and commercial property owners who are interested in going solar -- this blog is for you. While it may sometimes feel like much of the information out there about going solar is targeted toward residential solar customers, we at KC Solar are here to be your commercial solar installers in Kansas City. And

Solar Panels in Missouri: KC Solar Is Your Missouri Solar Installation Company

By |2023-03-16T14:01:51-05:00March 16th, 2023|Going Green, Why Solar|

Are you thinking about going solar in Missouri? Unfortunately, Missouri doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being on the cutting-edge of the solar energy movement. But at KC Solar, as a Missouri solar installation company, we want potential Missouri solar customers to know we will be beside them every step of the way. Keep reading

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