If you are thinking of adding a solar installation to your home or business, you probably have a lot of questions on your mind. One of the most common questions that first-time solar owners have is “How reliable is solar power?” It’s easy to understand why that question could pop into your head—after all, […]
Will Solar Power Ever Replace Coal and Gas?
Solar energy is rapidly changing how we think about many things, from the way we heat our pools to the way we power our homes. There’s no question that solar is on the rise around the country, and that more and more homes and businesses are choosing to get their energy from the sun. But […]
Answering Common Questions about Solar Energy
It’s undeniable: Solar energy is hot. Solar installations are becoming a familiar sight around the United States, as an increasing number of consumers are deciding to make a great investment and switch to solar-powered systems. As popular as solar power has become, however, it still isn’t well-understood by many people. If you’re looking into getting […]
How Does Solar Energy Affect the Planet?
Today, solar energy is more accessible to homeowners and business owners than ever before. From solar-powered water heaters to full-blown rooftop solar systems, it’s never been easier to take advantage of the world’s cleanest—and least expensive—form of energy. You might already know about the benefits of using solar energy in your building. But, you might […]
The Benefits of A Solar Pool Heater
When you make an investment, it’s only natural to want to be able to get the most out of it. If you’ve paid to have a swimming pool installed in your backyard, chances are you want to be able to use it as often as possible. For a significant part of the year, however, […]
Is Solar Right for Your Household Budget?
For solar energy, the future has never looked brighter… The cost of individual solar panels is falling across the nation. The number of households with solar systems is increasing. Any concerns over the future of the planet’s atmosphere is growing. There’s never been a more opportune moment to think about hopping onto the solar bandwagon. If […]
How California’s Solar Mandate Could Change the U.S. Solar Industry
Just as the sun rises and sets every day, solar power is working its magic on the entire United States. This year, the solar movement in America received an unexpected boost when California announced that it was making a statewide switch to solar. The announcement, which came this summer, made California the first state to […]
Solar Net Metering Rates to Change in Tucson
In October of last year, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) met for Phase 2 of the Tucson Electric Power (TEP) rate case to decide on the Net Metering Rate reduction. With a looming June ACC meeting on the horizon, these next several weeks may the last chance for solar customers to keep the current net […]
How Does Solar Compare to Other Energy Sources?
When it comes to different sources of energy, it’s safe to say that solar is getting most of the buzz these days. It’s easy to see why. Solar is entirely free of a lot of the detrimental qualities that come with the use of other energy sources, especially from nuclear or coal. It’s also one […]
What the New Solar Tariff Means for the Solar Industry
For today’s homes and businesses, solar panels mean safer, cleaner, and more environmentally friendly energy. For the solar industry, however, the recent solar tariff means major changes—and those changes could end up trickling down to the consumer. At least, that was the word earlier this year when President Donald Trump announced that his administration would […]