solar electric systems

4 Reasons to Kick Off the New Year with Solar Energy

2016-12-21T21:54:41+00:00 solar electric systems, Solar Energy|

Kick Off the New Year with Solar Energy Now that 2016 is coming to a close, we're all thinking about our goals and resolutions for the 2017 year. Prices for solar are at an all-time low, so it's time to make installing solar one of your resolutions. We have compiled a list with 4 of the top reasons to get solar marked off your 2017 resolution list early: 4. See Immediate Savings with Solar Everyone enjoys having some extra pocket [...]

No Fuel, No Pollution, No Waste: a Primer on Solar Panels

2016-12-20T23:14:01+00:00 solar electric systems|

Solar is a fairly new energy alternative in the market these days. And it has created quite a buzz for a very good reason. Solar is environment and budget conscious, and is beneficial to home value—just to name a few of its many benefits as a power alternative. Let’s take a look at solar panels and how they’re changing the face of energy efficiency in the 21st century. What is Solar Energy? Solar energy is energy that is harnessed directly [...]

The History of Solar Energy [INFOGRAPHIC]

2016-12-20T23:14:01+00:00 solar electric systems|

The sun offers an amazing source of power, putting out 3.8 x 1026 watts. At its upper atmosphere, the Earth takes in about 174 petawatts of solar radiation, reflecting about 30% back out into space. Humans have been trying to harness this energy into a usable source of power since ancient times. Check out the interesting history of solar energy below in this infographic. [shareaholic app='share_buttons' id='7313457'] [shareaholic app='share_buttons' id='7313457'] Share This Infographic On Your Site <p><a href=’solartechonline.com/blog/history-solar-power-infographic/'><img src='http://solartechonline.com/wp-content/uploads/1410_graphic-solartech-solar-power-history.jpg' alt='The [...]

Is It Better to Rent or Buy Solar Panels?

2017-06-07T20:28:36+00:00 solar electric systems|

In the convenience of this day and age, many items are available to buy and own or rent, and solar panels are no exception. And like most of these choices, the answer to whether you should buy or rent solar panels depends on your unique situation. Your property, financing, and long-term decisions all play a part in influencing which choice is best for you. Let’s weigh the options to find out the best way for you to harness the power [...]

How Long Do Residential Solar Panels Last?

2017-06-07T21:09:49+00:00 solar electric systems|

Solar panels are a long-term and eco-friendly investment, and they are a common sight in today’s architecture. Those who choose to install residential solar panels are often looking to invest in a technology that puts more money in their pocket over a lengthy amount of time. So how much do we know about whether solar panels withstand the true test of time? Currently, many manufacturers extend a guarantee that panels will survive up to 25 years of life. But how [...]

How Solar Electric Systems Work (INFOGRAPHIC)

2016-12-20T23:14:01+00:00 solar electric systems|

Have you ever wondered how solar electric systems work and power you home? Our infographic explores the process of converting energy from the sun into electricity for you home. For example, did you know that if your solar panels produce more electricity than your home uses, the meter spins backwards, sending the electricity back to the electric grid for future energy credits? For more fun information in a graphical representation than take a look out our creation below and let [...]