Solar

Now that you’ve decided to invest in solar PV technology for your office or home, the next step is to choose between grid-tied and off-grid solar. Most people who’re concerned about their carbon footprint are led to believe that weaning off the fossil fuel-run grid...

One of the biggest perks of energy deregulation is the power of choice. The plan that suits your neighbor may not be the same one that suits your home and family. With deregulation, you can select the energy plan and company that are right for...

In the past few years, solar energy has gained immense popularity for a number of environmental and economic reasons. In 2018, over 1.66% of all electricity was produced through solar panels. The country utilized around 66.6 terawatts-hour of photovoltaic electricity in the past year alone.And...

In your quest to design the perfect solar PV system, there will be some headaches to avoid. Many homeowners fall victim to unrealistic expectations, improper sizing, and installation claims that end up being too good to be true. So, like with any engineering design, adequate...

Did you know you can use a home battery system to fulfill your electricity needs? We’re not talking about temporary solutions like a generator, but having actual energy stored in a home battery to power your appliances. Home battery systems enable homeowners to store excess...

Did you know that solar installations in the U.S. now exceed 2 million and could double by 2023? The country’s solar deployments now generate enough electricity to power more than 12 million households (Source: Wood Mackenzie / Solar Energy Industries Association). Homeowners, utilities, and companies...

Over the past few decades, solar panels have become an outstanding investment for many people. They offer a raft of benefits to both commercial properties and residential homes. And since they rely on the sun instead of the grid, they help preserve natural resources and...

In antiquity, people worshiped the sun as a great giver of life. Today, we embrace it for many reasons—including its ability to generate affordable energy. Here are just a few of the perks that solar energy offers:Affordable. Solar energy is very cost effective. It doesn’t...