Yahoo Finance recently published an article with a good overview on the cost of solar panels. To help our readers understand what this information means to them, here is how southeastern Minnesota compares.
Solar energy is good for the planet and the pocket book, and the industry is growing at an unprecedented pace.
When it comes to solar cost, there are two important cost metrics: the installation cost and the effective cost. Why the difference?
According to the Department of Agriculture, electric bills are between 2% and 5% of a farm’s annual operating expenses, and costs rise on average 3.7% each year.
A solar project is completed in America every 2 minutes, and most of those are residential solar arrays designed to meet a family’s year-round electrical needs.
A solar energy installation is modular, so the system size is very flexible. The size will be determined by factors such as your desired power production, budget, and available space.
Angela and Eric's transition to a solar-powered lifestyle began when they moved from their Rochester home near Eric’s office to a farmstead in Oronoco where Angela could put her environmental studies and agricultural experience to work.
Roger and Susan of Squash Blossom Farm were Solar Connection’s first customers. Despite having no agricultural experience between the two of them, Roger and Susan decided to not just buy a farm—their dream of 25 years—but to transition it to permaculture.
Ten years ago, John and Nancy started thinking of moving from their home in St. Peter to the La Crosse area. They searched for years, but couldn’t find a home that met their needs or which they would be excited to renovate.
Denny Hamm was the first in his area to install solar, but he has farmed in the Chatfield area his whole life.