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How is Solar Energy Actually Generated?

Have you ever wondered how solar energy is actually generated? If you’re considering a solar system installation, it’s probably a question that pops up frequently. Knowing how this renewable energy source is created explains why some of the finer details (i.e., orientation, shade, location) make a difference. To better understand... Read More


Solar Energy: Save Money and the Environment

Everyone loves to save money. It’s an added bonus when you get to do something good for the environment, too. This is why more Americans are considering adding solar panels to their homes. Frustrated by increasingly high electric bills and the use of more fossil fuels, solar systems are a... Read More


Why Commercial Solar Is a Good Business Investment

With the rising cost of electricity and an increasing concern for the environment, more business owners are seeking alternative energy solutions. These changes are good for their bottom line and their business as a whole. American consumers care about sustainability, and they are more likely to support businesses that do... Read More


Here are the Top US Solar States

The United States continues to make massive strides when it comes to clean energy. Cities from coast to coast helped generate 42,000 megawatts of solar energy capacity in 2016, enough to power 8.3 million homes. Some cities have done especially well, contributing nearly as much solar power as the entire... Read More


What Happens to Your Solar Panels When You Move?

A solar system is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your electric bills. But, what happens if you need to move? Circumstances can change quickly, and some people find themselves moving sooner than they anticipated. Fortunately, moving is not a dealbreaker. You can bring... Read More


Solar Energy: The Source Of Our Future

A study by the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) shows that the United States can generate 80 percent of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. Renewable energy includes solar photovoltaics, concentrated solar power, wind turbines, and hydropower. Of this 80 percent, roughly 50 percent of electricity... Read More


5 Things to Look For When Choosing Solar Panels

Solar power is emerging as an affordable, efficient energy source for homeowners, but it is far from being mainstream. If you’re interested in having solar panels installed, you probably don’t have many people to ask about the process. Instead, you’re left researching solar power on your own. While the internet... Read More