Does Extreme Heat Cause Damage to Solar Panels?

Many people assume that solar panels function the best in hot climates. The truth is it’s not about the temperature and more about the amount of sunlight that solar panels…

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Can Solar Panels and Batteries on a Home Protect from a Blackout?

In February, many Texas homeowners went without electricity for 4 or more days as they tried to keep their homes warm during unprecedented single-digit temperatures. The prepared homeowners with solar…

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Power Outages: How to Make the Most of Your Backup Solar Battery

Rolling power outages are a concern, especially when the risk of wildfire is high. What will happen in your home if you lose power because of a utility shutoff or…

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Is your Home Ready for Solar

Are you interested in getting solar for your home? Start with deciding if your home is ready for solar or if you will need to make some changes before your…

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The Different Types of Solar Panels

Now that you’ve made the decision that you want to move forward with having a solar system installed at your home, you still have a few more decisions to make….

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The Benefits of Battery Back-up (Energy Storage) for Your Solar Panels

Even if your residential solar system is connected to the grid, there are benefits to adding battery back-up or energy storage to your system. Adding batteries to your solar system can…

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Reap All the Benefits of Solar Power During the Summer

Hot summer days can really drive up your home electricity bill. Fortunately, the long daylight hours of summer are when solar panels create lots of power.  To make sure you’re…

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Enjoying Summer 2020 from the Comfort of Home

The year 2020 has already proven to be one for the history books. Now that summer is in full swing, we are all trying to adjust to staying home more…

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It’s Getting Hotter, Now is the Time to Install Solar Panels

As the weather is warming up, have you put together a list of home improvement projects for the summer? For most households, summer means that the air conditioner is turned…

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Is it a Good Idea to Go “Off the Grid” with Residential Solar System?

With ongoing advances in solar technology and energy storage, more homeowners are asking the question, “Is it possible to completely remove my home from the electricity grid?” Although it is…

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