Finding the right solar solution can be difficult, and there are a lot of questions to address before putting panels on your roof. To help you save time in your solar research, EnergySage created quick videos to answer the most important solar questions in under three minutes.
In 2019, we created videos that covered a number of topics, including understanding the various types of solar incentives, how community solar works, and more. Here are five of our favorite videos from 2019.
What is community solar?
Unfortunately, not everyone is able to install solar on their property; if your roof isn’t suitable for panels or you’re a renter, you may still be able to benefit from clean electricity through community solar:
Is DIY solar right for you?
Many property owners consider installing their own solar panel system to help save on upfront installation costs…but what does this actually entail? Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of a DIY solar panel installation in the video below:
Understanding solar incentives
When you install solar panels, you’re likely eligible for various federal, state, and/or utility-specific solar incentives that can help decrease the costs of your solar energy system considerably. But, what are the main types of solar incentives currently available, and how do they work? In this video, we describe the basics of three different types of solar incentives: tax credits, rebates, and performance-based incentives:
3 factors to consider when choosing a solar inverter
When it comes to choosing the best solar equipment for your system, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is which inverter to install. Inverters are a vital component of any solar panel system, so it’s important to understand the differences in performance capabilities and quality before selecting one inverter technology over another. Learn more about how to evaluate one inverter option versus another in our video below:
What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?
Solar helps save more than money; by making the switch to solar power, you’re helping to save our planet from climate change, reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and decreasing your own carbon footprint. If you want to learn more about the various environmental benefits of solar energy, check out this video:
Find more in EnergySage’s video library
These are just a few of our favorite videos from 2019 – to watch more videos about the basics of solar, how to choose your solar equipment, solar financing solutions, and much more, check out the EnergySage Video Library. Can’t find a video to answer your solar question? Let us know in the comments below!