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Solar Power Calculator: Understanding The Numbers

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Sep 15, 2022

You don’t have to do it alone. We can help you calculate the kind of solar panel system you need to keep the lights on your solar-powered home.

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Your Questions About Solar Energy And Solar Panels, Answered

Solar Basics 8-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Sep 15, 2022

There’s a lot to understand about solar panels. We’ve got your top 18 questions about solar energy and solar panels answered here. 

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Solar Heat – Another Option For Home Solar Energy

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Sep 14, 2022

Solar heat is an alternative to solar panels. See what solar heating systems cost, how much money they can save you and how well they might work on your home.

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What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Sep 12, 2022

What are solar panels made of? If you’re researching solar cells and solar energy, see how solar panels are made so you can understand the impact.

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Plug-In Solar Panels: Are They Worth It?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Sep 6, 2022

Plug-in solar panel kits offer the promise of cheap, simple, DIY-renewable energy. But are they safe, legal and likely to reduce utility bills? Find the answer.

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Lithium Solar Batteries: A Guide For Homeowners

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Aug 25, 2022

Interested in backup power for your home solar panels? Learn about lithium solar batteries, how long lithium batteries last and why they’re now the top seller.

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Solar-Powered Tiny Houses: A Complete Guide

Solar Basics 8-Minute Read

David Collins Aug 24, 2022

Interested in a solar-powered tiny house? Uncover information that will help you determine whether a tiny home with solar power is right for your situation. 

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Do I Need To Upgrade My Electrical Panel For Solar?

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Aug 24, 2022

Some older homes need an electric panel upgrade for solar panels. See how to determine if your home will need a main panel upgrade to install a solar system. 

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Is A Hybrid Solar System Right For Your Home?

Solar Basics 3-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Aug 15, 2022

If you want to keep your energy prices low and power your home during blackouts, a hybrid solar system might be for you. See how a hybrid solar system works.

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Monocrystalline Vs. Polycrystalline Solar Panels – Which Are Best For Your Home?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Aug 15, 2022

What are the key differences in monocrystalline vs. polycrystalline solar panels? Find out and learn how to choose the right solar panel types for your home.

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The Quick Guide To Grid-Tied Solar Systems

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Aug 3, 2022

What is a grid-tied solar system? It’s one where a solar-powered home remains connected to the utility grid. See how this can be beneficial for homeowners.

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MPPT Vs. PWM Solar Charge Controllers: Which Is Right For Off-Grid Homes?

Solar Basics 3-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Aug 1, 2022

If you’re thinking about an off-grid solar home, you’ll need an MPPT or PWM solar charge controller. Unlock some important info for choosing the right one.

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How Much Power Does A Refrigerator Use?

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Jul 27, 2022

Understanding how much energy is used by your refrigerator and other appliances can help you reduce electric costs. Discover how many watts a refrigerator uses.

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Can Solar Panels Be Installed On A Metal Roof?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Jul 25, 2022

Solar panels are compatible with most roofing materials, including metal. Uncover everything you need to know about installing solar panels on a metal roof.

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What Is A Solar Array And What Size Do You Need?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jul 25, 2022

A solar array is a collection of solar panels wired to help power your home. Learn how arrays work and how to determine the best size for your living situation.

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The Quick Guide To Off-Peak Electricity Hours

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jul 20, 2022

If you’re researching solar panels, a basic understanding of off-peak electricity hours is important. Discover when it’s best to minimize your daily energy use.

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How To Choose The Best Solar Batteries For Your Home

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jul 18, 2022

When your solar power system can’t generate enough electricity, you may need to rely on a solar battery. Discover how to choose the best battery for your home.

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Converting Solar Power Units: Megawatt To Kilowatt

Solar Basics 2-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Jun 30, 2022

The main unit of solar power is measured in wattages, either as megawatts (MW) or kilowatts (kW). Uncover the formula for converting megawatt to kilowatt.

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