You may already know many of the best reasons for making the switch to solar panels. It’s great for the environment, it can save you tons of money, and it’s a smart financial choice for those looking toward retirement. But it turns out that going solar -- especially when you choose to work with a
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
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
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.
Don't think you have to sacrifice the aesthetics of your home for your commitment to renewable energy. Solar panel integrations can come standard and look like you would expect. We've explored how solar panels can be attractive in part 1 of our series. But let's look at some examples of the best solar homes. They
New innovations in solar power and technology are poised to make impacts on the future of renewable energy. Learn about five solar innovations.
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