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Snow on solar panels.

Snow On Solar Panels – What You Should Know

Solar Ownership 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 28, 2022

Does getting snow on solar panels create problems for homeowners in cold climates? Find out whether snow and solar panels mix and if you should be concerned.

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A Guide To Bifacial Solar Panels

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 27, 2022

Bifacial solar panels can generate renewable energy from direct and reflected light sunlight. Find out whether bifacial solar modules are right for your home.

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Solar panels with night skyline.

What Is Solar Energy? Understanding Power From The Sun

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 24, 2022

What is solar energy and how can it make the earth a cleaner place? Uncover a true definition of solar power and discover its capabilities and key terminology.

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Women looking at ipad by solar panels.

Guide To Micro Inverter Technology

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Jun 24, 2022

Is string inverter or micro inverter technology better for your home solar array? Explore these options to know what’s right for your home, needs and budget.

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Solar panels on blue roof.

Finding ‘Cheap’ Solar Panels

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 24, 2022

Looking for “cheap” solar panels? Relatively affordable solar panels are available, but there are many factors to consider.

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Is Solar Energy Renewable? What Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 24, 2022

Investing in solar panels can help reduce your carbon footprint, but is solar energy renewable? Find the answer and more about this alternative energy source.

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Solar panels on cloudy day.

Do Solar Panels Work On Cloudy Days? Yes – And Here’s Why

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 22, 2022

Do solar panels work on cloudy days or when it rains? Find out how solar panel technology fares in indirect sunlight versus direct sunlight and why it matters.

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View of Solar Panel production building.

Where Are Solar Panels Made? What To Know Before You Buy

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 21, 2022

Where are solar panels made? Before you decide to buy some, see how the country where your panels are manufactured can impact the sustainability of your system.

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Mom And Child Brushing Teeth Together In Pjs.

10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Energy Efficiency 7-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Jun 17, 2022

What is a carbon footprint and why is it important? Read on to learn more, and for 10 tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint.

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Man removing solar panels from roof of house.

Solar Panel Removal And Reinstallation: What To Expect

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Jun 6, 2022

Homeowners interested in renewable energy often ask about solar panel removal when re-roofing their home. Uncover important details about removing solar panels.

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Solar panels on roof during storm.

How Does Solar Insurance Work And What Does It Cover?

Solar Ownership 2-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar May 12, 2022

Solar panels are covered under most but not all homeowners insurance policies. Learn how to guarantee solar insurance protection for your home’s solar panels.

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Inspectors with solar panels.

What Is A Sun Number And How Do You Find Your Home’s Sun Score?

Solar Basics 4-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova May 10, 2022

A sun number is a rating that assesses whether your home would benefit from solar panels. Let’s examine how to find your sun number score and why it matters.

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Solar panels in a field with wind mills in the back.

A Quick Guide To Renewable Energy Credits

Energy Efficiency 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Apr 15, 2022

Renewable Energy Credits are, in theory, a way for people to support green energy sources. Read on to see whether they’re a good option for you.

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Nice bi racial family doing laundry.

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Apr 12, 2022

Find out how your peak sunlight hours, energy consumption and solar panel type influences how many solar panels you need.

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Beautiful bog house in daylight with solar panels on side of house.

How Much Energy Do Solar Panels Produce In A Year? Understanding Average Solar Panel Output

Solar Basics 6-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Apr 11, 2022

We’ll break down average solar panel output to help homeowners understand how much energy solar panels produce in a year.

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Blue house with solar panels on the roof.

Selling Solar Electricity Back To The Grid: What You Need To Know

Energy Efficiency 4-Minute Read

Dan Miller Apr 8, 2022

You might have heard that going solar could open up the opportunity to sell electricity back to the grid. How does it work and how could you get started? We'll explain here.

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Engineering manager with worker inspecting electric voltage.

What Is Net Metering And Why Is It Important For Home Solar?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Melissa Brock Apr 8, 2022

If you’re researching solar, you’ve probably noticed the term “net metering.” Read on to learn what that means and how it impacts people with home solar.

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Solar powered house on lake.

What You Should Know About An Off-Grid Solar System

Solar Basics 10-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Apr 8, 2022

Thinking about an off-grid solar system? Find out if relying on your own energy production is the right step for you and your home.

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