Tag: Solar FAQs


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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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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Putting Sunshine in the Bank: Net Metering Explained

41 states plus D.C. have mandatory rules regarding it. Yet if you’re one of the millions of American homeowners who are just learning more about solar power, you likely have no idea what net metering is, let alone how it can benefit you. And since net metering can help increase the value of a solar energy system (as well as

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Why Solar Power and Energy-Efficiency Should Go Hand-In-Hand

What have you done lately to make your home more energy-efficient? If you’re like the thousands of U.S. homeowners who went solar last year – you may not have done all that you could. Although installing a home solar power system can make your energy costs more predictable, help the environment and potentially save you money on your electricity bill

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Solar Shines in September

As the leaves begin to change and the Northeast braces for the brisk autumn (and dare we mention winter) air, months like September still have plenty of sun to keep the solar conversation going. In fact, September is your best chance to go solar before the winter cold puts pressure on your energy budget. Here’s why: Gear up for winter

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