Solar Panels: Comparing Costs
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.
Debt-Free Solar Financing: The PACE Program
Solar energy is good for the planet and the pocket book, and the industry is growing at an unprecedented pace.
Solar Cost and Solar Incentives
When it comes to solar cost, there are two important cost metrics: the installation cost and the effective cost. Why the difference?
Solar Panels for Farms and Businesses
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.
Residential Solar: Everything you need to know
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.
Solar Energy Installation: Getting Started
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.
Solar Hot Water: An introduction
On average, 9% of a home’s electricity usage goes toward heating water, so homeowners who are looking to save money and shrink their carbon footprint often consider installing a solar hot water collector.
How do solar panels work?
How do solar panels work? Let’s start by explaining where electricity comes from in the first place. Electricity is produced when electrons move from atom to atom together down a path.
Off-Grid & Battery Back-up: What you need to know
In almost all cases, it makes sense economically and environmentally to tie your solar array to the electrical grid. This allows you cheap or free access to energy at night and allows other electrical customers to make use of the excess clean energy you produce during the day.