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The Durability of Solar Panels: How a 100% Solar Community Withstood a Category 5 Storm

By |2022-11-09T16:41:36-06:00November 10th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News, Solar Technology|

As we write this blog, Tropical Storm Nicole is on the move. Currently, the storm is battering the Bahamas and is predicted to develop into a full-blown hurricane that will move into Florida by this evening. Unfortunately, many places in Florida are still recovering from Hurricane Ian, which hit just over a month ago. But

How Green Are Solar Panels, Really?

By |2022-07-25T23:51:25-06:00July 25th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

With global warming causing places around the world to reach new all time high temps, the move to solar energy and other renewables is on everyone’s mind. But how green are solar panels really? Is the whole process of going solar as green as everyone says they are? Production Process of Photovoltaic Cells In order

How Inflation is Affecting Energy Costs (Not Just Gas Prices)

By |2022-07-13T22:08:58-06:00July 6th, 2022|Going Green, Why Solar|

Inflation is affecting more than just the price at the pump and the grocery store aisles. Inflation is also affecting energy costs. There is a wide range of data sets from a number of different sources means you can get different numbers depending on which factors you specifically include or exclude. However, they all point

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

By |2022-07-13T22:10:17-06:00June 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

What Factors Influence the Value-Add of Solar Panels?

By |2022-07-13T22:14:17-06:00November 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 |2022-07-13T22:14:27-06:00October 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

Why Solar Energy Isn’t a Political Issue

By |2022-07-13T22:15:20-06:00September 29th, 2021|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

When you think of solar energy, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? It might be saving money on your electric bill, becoming energy independent, or its environmental friendliness. But it also might stir other feelings as well. And some of those feelings might be related to its perceived status as a political

How Solar Panels Protect You Against Inflation

By |2022-07-13T22:17:13-06:00April 15th, 2021|Why Solar|

When you think about solar panels, you might think about their environmental impacts, especially as Earth Day 2021 approaches. And it’s true -- going solar is a great way to do your part to ensure a healthier planet for all of us. But did you know that solar panels are more than just a way

Should I Switch to Solar Energy?

By |2022-07-13T22:17:18-06:00March 31st, 2021|Going Green, Solar 101, Why Solar|

“Should I switch to solar energy?” It’s a question that many people have likely asked themselves. While you may know about some of the benefits, you may not feel like you know enough to seriously consider it. Maybe it sounds like a hassle, maybe it seems confusing, or maybe it just seems too expensive. But

4 Ways Solar Panels Save Money in Retirement

By |2022-07-13T22:17:24-06:00March 18th, 2021|Why Solar|

You may have never considered it before, but solar panels are a great part of any retirement planning strategy. Don’t believe us? We’ll be happy to explain why solar panels make great financial sense for retirees. We’ve put together a list of four of the ways solar panels can help save money in retirement. Keep

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