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Why Your HOA Can’t Stop Your Solar Panel Purchase

By |2022-07-13T22:07:40-05:00July 15th, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Why Solar|

So you want to go solar but you keep asking yourself – does my Homeowner’s Association (HOA) allow solar panels? And if they do, what say do they have in the process? Are there any laws protecting you or your right to install solar? How much more of a headache will this become due to

Why Did You Go Solar? KC Solar Customers Share Their Experience

By |2022-07-13T22:10:17-05:00June 2nd, 2022|Going Green, Solar 101, Why Solar|

When making a big decision, such as whether to go solar or not, doing your own research is always valuable. Oftentimes that includes asking family or friends about their experience going through that same decision making process.  This is easy to do when finding a reputable dealership or repairman. However, making the switch to solar

Solar Scams to Watch Out For With Bad Solar Companies

By |2022-07-13T22:10:39-05:00May 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

Solar Panel Monitoring Systems: Are They Necessary?

By |2022-07-13T22:10:53-05:00April 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:01-05:00March 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:45-05:00March 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:51-05:00February 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:56-05:00January 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,

KC Solar Featured on KC Business Huddle Podcast

By |2022-07-13T22:12:45-05:00January 18th, 2022|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

Our two KC Solar co-owners Scott Briley and Hunter Hoss were on Bernie Wurts’s podcast, KC Business Huddle back in December. We encourage you to go listen to the episode here, but for your convenience, we’ve also provided detailed show notes below. Scott and Hunter start by introducing themselves and discussing a bit of their

Solar Shingles and Other Solar Innovations To Watch in 2022

By |2022-07-13T22:12:54-05:00January 6th, 2022|Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

Each January, the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Conference is held in Las Vegas, hosted by the Consumer Technology Association. This year’s event put a spotlight on many types of technological innovations in a variety of sectors, but there’s one specifically in the solar industry that got many people buzzing: solar shingles. Many news outlets,

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