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Solar Energy Technician

Recent reports indicate that the renewable energy industry is predicted to increase by 50% between 2019 and 2024, and the sun will account for 60% of that predicted growth. Solar energy is rapidly growing, which means more jobs and opportunities. One specific field of interest that has taken-off is a solar energy technician.  In this […]

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Solar Homes: Buying a Home with an Existing Solar System

If you’re looking to sell your solar home or purchase a home with an existing solar system, you probably have a lot of questions. Once considered futuristic and expensive, solar systems have become affordable and much more common. As a result, today’s homebuyers are likely to encounter solar power on the market.  What can buyers […]

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What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

Since 2000 the solar power industry has seen an average annual growth rate of 48%. This increase is because of incentive programs that allow homeowners to take advantage of alternative energy at a fraction of the cost. Solar panels have so many benefits. They don’t burn fossil fuels like more traditional energy sources, which means […]

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How Solar Panels Are Made

Did you know that the price of solar has fallen over 70% since 2010? This means that more people can take advantage of solar and the programs that provide incentives for going green. The industry is booming and with good reason. But if your brain works like mine, you may be wondering how solar panels […]

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10 Ways To Spend Your COVID-19 Stimulus Check

The Corona virus Pandemic has caused more than 16 million Americans to file claims for unemployment. To keep the economy alive, the government is offering a stimulus check of up to $1,200 for adults ($500 per child under the age of 17). Stimulus checks will start rolling out this week, and the big question is, […]

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What You Should Know About Ground Mounted Solar Panels

In the last decade, the solar industry has seen an annual growth rate of 48%. This is largely due to the incentive programs that are offered on a federal and state level. These programs have helped decrease the costs of solar panels, as well as increase the demand for solar products. One product in particular […]

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Ultimate Guide to Solar Financing

Solar panels are an excellent long-term investment. However, many homeowners explore solar financing options due to the significant upfront cost.  The good news is the price of solar PV systems continue to drop as technology improves, and manufacturer costs go down. Plus, now more than ever, homeowners have ample options to pay for solar energy. […]

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Types of Solar Panels

There are three standard types of solar panel options right now. Each has differences in make, cost, appearance, and performance. Additionally, the type of installation varies for each, so that can factor into your decision-making process.  The types of solar panels include: Monocrystalline  Polycrystalline  Thin-film  Each type has pros and cons. This guide will break […]

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Pros and Cons of Solar Energy

More and more solar panels are covering rooftops. Not just on homes, but on commercial buildings, larger areas used by utility companies, and even recreational vehicles.  According to data released from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the United States has more than 2 million solar installations. We don’t […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Home Solar Installation

More and more people have turned to home solar installation—in fact, as of 2018, there were 62.4 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar in the United States alone. Whether looking to reduce your carbon footprint or your electricity bill, installing a home solar panel system can prove worth the energy. Looking for a quick and easy […]