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Your Questions About Solar Energy And Solar Panels, Answered

Solar Basics

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Learn the basics about how solar panels work. We have answers to your questions about upfront costs, home requirements, the installation process and potential long-term savings.

Solar Financing

10 Articles

Learn about government incentives, net metering and solar loans that could help you on the path to solar ownership.

Solar Ownership

19 Articles

Maintaining and monitoring your solar system is key to preserving peak performance and your home's value. Stay up to date on the latest products in energy storage and solar ownership tips.

Energy Efficiency

12 Articles

Getting solar panels is a great way to make a difference for our environment. Discover other sources of renewable energy, the environmental impacts of your green home, what the future holds for solar technology and more!

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Wind farm of multiple wind mills in Albany, West Australia.

Solar Vs. Wind: Which Green Energy Source Is Best For Homes?

Energy Efficiency 7-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Dec 7, 2022

Solar vs. wind – what’s better for homeowners thinking of producing green energy? Uncover the facts to see which renewable energy source will work best for you.

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Man checking solar monitoring app on phone.

A Quick Guide To Solar Monitoring

Solar Ownership 3-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Dec 7, 2022

With solar monitoring systems, homeowners can retrieve data to help them get more from their solar panels. Discover how solar panel monitoring can work for you.

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Black roof of house with black solar panels against backdrop of blue sky.

Q Cell Solar Panels

Solar Ownership 4-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Dec 7, 2022

Qcells solar panels are a popular brand with solar installers. Here’s what you should know about Qcells’ efficiency, warranty, technology and reputation.

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Men installing new solar panels on the roof of a private house.

How Long Does It Take To Install Solar Panels?

Solar Basics 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Dec 7, 2022

Many homeowners want to know how long it takes to install solar panels. Uncover all the phases of this project and how long it might take to get up and running.

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Team of engineers in lab looking over a solar panel.

PERC Solar Cells

Solar Ownership 5-Minute Read

Sarah Lozanova Dec 6, 2022

PERC solar cells are gaining popularity with homeowners and installers. Discover what they are and how they compare to conventional crystalline solar cells.

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Wind and solar energy.

How Much Does Electricity Cost In The US?

Solar Financing 5-Minute Read

Hanna Kielar Dec 5, 2022

How much does electricity cost? Discover the average electric bill and energy usage for people throughout the U.S., along with tips on how to use less energy.

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