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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

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

Evergy Solar Subscription Program: Pros and Cons

By |2022-07-13T22:10:47-05:00April 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

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

What Factors Influence the Value-Add of Solar Panels?

By |2022-07-13T22:14:17-05:00November 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 |2022-07-13T22:14:27-05:00October 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 |2022-07-13T22:15:20-05:00September 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 Put Energy Back in the Hands of the People

By |2022-07-13T22:16:29-05:00July 27th, 2021|Solar in the News, Why Solar|

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

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

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