Solar Power

6
Jan

Four Solar Power Trends to Watch in 2018

With a new year ahead of us, many homeowners are looking to upgrade their home with solar panels. For the price, solar can be a smart purchase that can pay off in the form of lower monthly power bills, as well as a cleaner environment. However, solar power continues to evolve with every passing year. So, what kind of solar

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9
Oct

The Basics of Solar Power and How It Works

The United States continues to make strong gains in the renewable energy market. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), approximately 2,387 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) cells were installed in Q1 2018. That’s the largest solar installation power of any quarter to date. With solar becoming more efficient and more common, many homeowners are now considering it as

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5
Aug

Will Solar Power Work During Power Outages?

Power outages in the United States have increased by roughly 285% since the 1980s, according to a report by the International Business Times. Each one of these blackouts cost up to $150 billion in lost productivity, business downtime, and other related expenses. Being that solar power systems generate their own electricity through sunlight, you might assume that solar panels will

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6
Jul

Think Your Northeast State Isn’t Sunny Enough for Solar? Think Again!

When most people think of the Northeast they think of brisk college campuses, breathtaking fall foliage or chilled skiers gathered round a cozy fire. But in fact, rapid advancements in technology, the establishment of competitive energy markets, and innovative environmental policy have made the Northeast sizzling hot when it comes to clean energy usage. In fact, Northeast states like New

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22
Jun

Summer Tips to Strip Down Your Energy Bill

Wednesday, June 21 officially marked the beginning of summer here in the Northern hemisphere and also the longest day of the year a.k.a the summer solstice. Although any Crius Solar home solar system provides plentiful clean energy all year round, no one wants to use power needlessly. And as it gets hotter, it gets harder for some to conserve energy.

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9
Jun

Power to the People: Solar’s Grassroots Movement Re-energizes!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Days after the U.S. announced it would slowly withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a growing bipartisan group of 1,200+ American companies, governors, mayors, and university presidents, as well as the Climate Alliance, stepped up to vow their support for the accord. At the same time, Michael Bloomberg’s philanthropic organization said that it will donate $15

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11
May

Fact or Fiction: Debunking the Top 5 Solar Myths

Ever since one of the first solar-powered residences in the U.S. sprang to life in 1973 (thanks to the University of Delaware), misperceptions about solar have persisted. So in the next 850 words, we’ll attempt to do what 40+ years of U.S. solar history has not – fill the information gap with brilliant solar facts! Solar Myth #1: Solar Power

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28
Apr

Spreading Sunshine: Are Solar Referral Programs Worth Your Time?

Have you ever asked your friends or family to recommend a great physician in the area? How about scanning Yelp! for that hidden gem of a restaurant? Chances are, you have. Why? Because 74% of consumers identify word-of-mouth as a key influencer in their purchasing decision, according to Ogilvy/Google/TNS. And 92% of consumers trust referrals from people they know, according

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21
Apr

How “Green” Is Solar Power, Really?

When it comes to solar power, it’s all about the “green.” As a full-service solar company, Crius Solar has spoken with thousands of potential solar energy adopters and overwhelmingly they want to either 1) save money ($-green) or 2) decrease their impact on the planet (eco-green). So, as Earth Day approaches, it seems like the right time to once and

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6
Apr

SUN-Packing: What Happens To My Solar System If I Move?

A person in the United States is expected to relocate 11.4 times in their lifetime. So as millions of American homeowners consider going solar, one of the top questions is always: what happens to my solar system if I move? Fortunately, there’s no need to find a suitcase big enough to transport those dazzling (but difficult to bubble-wrap) solar panels

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