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How Much Difference Can Individual Actions Make on Climate Change by Switching to Solar?

By |2022-08-22T16:47:39-05:00August 15th, 2022|Going Green|

Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner, and other celebrities’ actions have recently been called into question around their individual actions on climate change, specifically around private jet usage. This lead us to question many things, such as: What impact to individuals have on climate change? Does one individual switching to solar really make a difference? What changes

How Green Are Solar Panels, Really?

By |2022-07-25T23:51:25-05:00July 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

Biden’s Green Energy Promises – Updates

By |2022-07-13T22:09:49-05:00June 13th, 2022|Going Green, Solar in the News|

Even before officially taking office, Joe Biden’s green energy promises began flowing from his twitter and team. Originally writing about this in November 2020, we thought it was time to check in to see what has transpired. The goal is not to create a comprehensive list, but rather look at some of the most impactful

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

How Solar Panels Increase Home Value in Retirement

By |2022-07-13T22:17:07-05:00May 4th, 2021|Going Green, Why Solar|

As you move toward retirement, you might be thinking about beginning the “rest of your life.” Whether you want to focus on your hobbies, travel the world, or spend more time with your family and growing cohort of grandkids. But finances are always part of the equation. And home solar panels are a surprising but

Should I Switch to Solar Energy?

By |2022-07-13T22:17:18-05:00March 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 |2022-07-13T22:17:24-05:00March 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

5 Benefits of Solar for Commercial Properties

By |2022-07-13T22:18:24-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Going Green, Why Solar|

As a business owner or commercial property owner, you may be curious about solar panels. It may sometimes feel like everything you learn about solar is targeted toward residential solar customers. But did you know that investing in solar for your commercial property could be just as beneficial? Keep reading to learn 5 benefits of

Why Community Matters When it Comes to Solar Energy

By |2022-07-13T22:19:04-05:00January 5th, 2021|Going Green, Why Solar|

“It takes a village.” While this popular quote -- originally an African proverb -- is generally applied to the concept of raising a child, we at KC Solar believe it holds merit in another area. We truly believe in the importance of community in promoting the widespread adoption of solar energy. Whether it comes from

How Do Solar Panels Work?

By |2022-07-13T22:19:14-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Solar 101, Solar Technology|

You know the benefits of solar power. Lower your electric bill. Become energy independent. And be environmentally friendly at the same time. But if you’re considering making the switch to solar, there’s one more burning question you may want answered. How do solar panels actually work, anyway? How do those big, shiny blue or black

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