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Pros And Cons Of Leasing Solar Panels

Solar Financing 6-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Sep 15, 2022

Leasing solar panels can let you produce renewable energy for your home with little upfront cost. But do the pros of leasing solar panels outweigh the cons?

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Solar Incentives, Tax Credits And Rebates For Homeowners

Solar Financing 6-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Sep 15, 2022

Solar panel tax credits, state and federal solar rebates and additional incentives can help make going solar more affordable. Read on to learn about current solar incentives.

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Should You Get Solar Panels For Your Home?

Solar Basics 8-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Sep 15, 2022

Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular addition to residential properties. Find out more about whether they’re a worthwhile investment for your home.

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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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Winter house with solar panels on roof.

The Benefits Of Solar Energy And Residential Solar Panels

Solar Basics 6-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Sep 15, 2022

There are numerous benefits of solar energy and for homeowners that install residential solar panels. We’ll cover the major advantages of going solar for you here.

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Solar Energy?

Solar Basics 9-Minute Read

Dan Miller Sep 15, 2022

If you’re weighing the pros and cons of solar energy, read on to see what to expect from this major investment, from resale value to environmental impact.

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Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value?

Solar Ownership 6-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Sep 14, 2022

Do solar panels increase home value? Read on to see how installing a solar array on your home could pay off when you decide it’s time to sell.

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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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Solar Panel Maintenance: 6 Tips You Need To Know

Solar Ownership 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Sep 13, 2022

Wondering how to keep your solar panels performing for the long haul? Discover six important solar panel maintenance and solar panel repair tips for homeowners.

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Solar Panel ROI: Are Solar Panels Worth The Investment?

Solar Financing 5-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Sep 13, 2022

Solar panels can be a great way to save money on electricity. Learn more about the cost of solar panels, how to calculate the ROI and whether they’re worth it.

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A Complete Guide To The Federal Solar Tax Credit

Solar Financing 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Sep 12, 2022

The federal solar tax credit can be claimed on your federal income taxes if your property has a solar panel system. Learn more about the solar tax credit here. 

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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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What You Should Know About Free Solar Panels

Solar Financing 7-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Sep 9, 2022

You’ve probably noticed many advertisements for free solar panels recently. Read on to know if this is a legitimate offer or one with too many strings attached.

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Why Solar Panels Are Expensive – And Why They’re Worth It

Solar Financing 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Sep 8, 2022

Solar panels are an expensive upgrade for homeowners. Read on to see why they can be worth the expense as a long-term investment.

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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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Tiny wooden house with solar panels.

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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Solar power panel.

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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