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September 2, 2021
9 Ways to Clear & Keep Snow Off Solar Panels | Stress-Free Guide

Have you been looking for ways to remove snow and ice from solar panels? Solar panels are an excellent investment for any property, as they provide clean, green energy without fumes or emissions. Solar panels also last for decades before they become so ineffective that they need replacing, allowing you to enjoy eco-friendly power sometimes […]

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April 28, 2021
The Longevity of Solar Panels | How Long Do They Last?

Before investing in a solar power system for their home, homeowners often wonder, how long do solar panels last? This is a vital consideration, as you don’t want to spend thousands on new panels only to have them wear out or otherwise fail to operate before you recoup your initial investment costs! Most solar panels […]

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February 12, 2021
Rainy Days & Solar Panel Efficiency: Expected Energy Performance

When we think of solar panels, we think of energy from the sun. When we consider weather patterns, we become aware that sun is not a guarantee. The question is then raised, what happens to efficiency of  solar panels in the rain? To make an investment in solar panels, we want to know that they […]

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February 12, 2021
Solar Roofing Shingles vs. Solar Panels | Which is Better For You?

Solar roofing shingles vs. solar panels; is there one choice that’s better for your home or business? There is no easy answer to that question, as shingles and panels offer various advantages and disadvantages, so what works for one property owner might not work for another! The best way to decide between solar roofing shingles […]

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December 11, 2020
Do Solar Panels Work at Night? | Solar Battery Storage Explained

Do Solar Panels Create Energy at Night? No. Solar panels do not work at night, since there is no sun. The photovoltaic(P\V) cells cannot produce energy without it.  However, a Solar Battery Storage system will allow solar photovoltaic systems to store the energy it produces. This way you can keep those important things running; the […]

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September 22, 2020
How Does Solar Energy Work? The Energy Geeks Explain

How Does Solar Energy Work? From Sun Power to Electricity Converting solar energy into electricity begins with the sun. As sunlight hits the solar panels, the silicon cells in the panels generate an electric charge in the form of direct current. The electricity travels down through the wires where an inverter changes the direct current […]

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August 2, 2020
Solar Energy Disadvantages: Main Drawbacks to Consider

With the cost of solar panels drastically decreasing over the past few years, you might be considering installing a solar system as a way to power your home. As prices decrease and technology improves, we wouldn’t blame you—more and more families are turning to a renewable energy source like solar energy. Looking at both the […]

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August 1, 2020
The Cost to Go Solar | Worth the Investment?

Installing solar panels makes a great long-term investment for homeowners looking to save on their monthly electric costs. However, the initial upfront cost can be a major drawback for many people. But many homeowners don’t realize that the cost to install a solar system has drastically decreased over the past few decades, making it much […]

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July 31, 2020
The Federal Solar Tax Credit Explained in 2020

If you’ve ever considered switching to solar, doing it in 2020 can save you thousands. The Federal Solar Tax credit is a federal program that offers incentives to consumers in the form of a tax credit. A tax credit is essentially a dollar for dollar reduction in taxes you owe. But the government is already […]

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July 30, 2020
Solar Panel Recycling | Life After Death Considerations

The booming solar industry is set to make a splash in landfills worldwide without some necessary foresight and adjustments. Solar panels have a 30 year shelf-life. Thankfully, solar panel recycling is a growing and viable option to consider to give your solar array a life after death. Is Solar Panel Recycling Possible? An estimated 90% […]

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