Solar Rebates Homeowners Rush To Claim Solar Rebates

Posted March 26th, 2019
A government policy aimed at providing affordable solar panels to Americans is set to expire.  Check to see if you live in an approved zip code to qualify for tax credits, rebates and incentives to make the switch to solar... Read More

2019 Guide to Solar Panel Efficiency

Posted February 21st, 2019
When the University of Delaware constructed the first solar-powered residential house in 1973, aptly named SOLAR ONE, it was an incredible feat of its day. Solar panel efficiency at the time hovered around 14%; a celebrated improvement from previous decades, where... Read More

Yes, You CAN Go Solar Without a Shingle Roof! Here’s How.

Posted February 16th, 2019
The most common roofing material found on homes throughout the United States is asphalt shingles, but style and efficiency preferences are transforming the way we build and remodel our homes. Tile, slate, metal and even flat roofs are becoming popular... Read More

Three HUGE Financial Benefits of Solar Energy for Your Home

Posted February 16th, 2019
The sun will be around for another few million years so take advantage of its free energy to power your home. You are also helping the environment by lowering dependence on fossil fuels and their emissions. There are three major... Read More

How Does Winter Impact Solar Energy Production?

Posted February 16th, 2019
A persistent misconception we often encounter in promoting the benefits of solar energy is the belief that solar panels only produce reliable energy in dry, southern climates where the sun shines almost every day, all year long. But, believe it... Read More

The Future of Energy: What We'll Use and Where It'll Come From

Posted January 17th, 2019
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the United States consumed 7.28 billion barrels of petroleum products (like gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel) in 2017. This country is, by far, the largest oil consumer in the world, accounting for 20... Read More

When a Ripple Becomes a Tsunami: Grid Parity and Beyond

Posted January 2nd, 2019
The new wave in Solar energy started as a slow but steady rising tide, and is now irrefutably a top energy source for both consumers and businesses. Improvements in the venerable technology have brought it to grid parity -- meaning... Read More

Solar Batteries 101: Are They a Smart Buy?

Posted December 6th, 2018
Solar panels are a great way to minimize your environmental impact while maximizing your energy savings. But, what about solar batteries? Do you need to store some of that extra solar energy, or should you feed it back into the... Read More

The Solar Hype: Discerning Fact from Fiction

Posted November 18th, 2018
Solar panels are no longer a fringe, Eco warrior idea. Solar systems have become mainstream, and the hype around them is growing. You may hear wild claims of millions of pounds of carbon sequestered and thousands of dollars saved each... Read More