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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

Great Missouri Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits Available Right Now (2022)

By |2022-10-27T16:17:49-06:00October 27th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

If you live in Missouri and you’ve ever wondered about installing solar panels, it can be hard to know how to get started. Missouri doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being at the forefront of the solar energy movement. You may also wonder whether there are any specific Missouri solar incentives, rebates, or tax credits

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

Evergy Solar Subscription Program: Pros and Cons

By |2022-07-13T22:10:47-06:00April 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 |2022-07-13T22:10:53-06:00April 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:01-06:00March 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 |2022-07-13T22:11:45-06:00March 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

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

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

Consider Solar Panels in Your Retirement Planning Strategy

By |2022-07-13T22:18:30-06:00February 4th, 2021|Going Green, Why Solar|

From the time we’re young adults, many of us are told again and again about the importance of planning for retirement. Whether it’s contributing to work-sponsored 401(k)s and getting an employer match or funding an IRA retirement account. Smart financial decisions can help make sure we’re set for later in life. But besides stashing money

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