In this week’s Solar News Roundup, a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduce a bill to block Trump’s solar tariffs, and GTM Research reports that third-party ownership of solar systems is at its lowest since 2011.
You’ve probably seen solar panels on rooftops all around your neighborhood, but do you know how they actually work to generate electricity? In this article, we’ll take a look at solar photovoltaic cells – the technology behind a solar panel that creates energy from the sun.
One of the most important decisions you make when installing solar is which company will provide and install your panels. There are a few large solar players who are always mentioned in conversations about solar electric companies and your options for installation. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of these big players and if you should consider working with them for your home solar project.
If you want a high-quality solar installation, you need to find high-quality solar providers near you. Before you move forward with your home solar project, it is important to find a local solar installation company that is easy to talk to, acts professionally, and offers premium products and installation services.
If you’re considering installing an off-grid solar project with a battery attached, you’ll want to look into a solar charge controller for your system. Charge controllers act as a gateway to your battery, and ensures that you don’t overcharge and damage your energy storage system.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, SunPower acquires SolarWorld Americas, and Apple announces that their global facilities are 100% powered by clean, renewable energy.
Solar panel technology is rapidly advancing every year, and new developments like flexible solar panels are constantly being released and improved upon. Read on to learn what a “flex solar panel” is, as well as how they compare to typical photovoltaic cells.
Technologies like solar and wind power are becoming more common across the globe, and are both examples of renewable energy sources. There are several ways to generate power from renewable sources. These alternatives to fossil fuels will become an even more important part of our power generation mix in the years to come.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, JinkoSolar invests in a new Florida factory for NextEra Energy, and RGS Energy announces a move towards Dow solar shingle installations.
Home solar is more popular than ever, and if you’re in the market for a new home, you might come across options with solar panels already installed. It is important to understand the unique aspects of buying a solar-equipped home so you can enjoy the benefits of solar energy without having to go through the installation process.