Category Archives: Cost Benefit

Articles concerning the pricing of solar and the economic benefits of going solar.

how many watts house

How many watts does it take to run a house?

Most homes are connected to the electrical grid, which supplies the electricity to run all of the appliances and devices inside. If you’re looking to size a solar system or purchase a generator for your home, it’s important to think about what appliances you have in your home, and how many watts they all might use. In order to fully understand you’ll need to know roughly the number of appliances you have, the size of your home and where you live.

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Solar video

Going solar, power outages, electric vehicles, and more with Our Ludicrous Future

In Our Ludicrous Future, a video podcast, Tim Dodd, Joe Scott, and Ben Sullins discuss exciting new technology hitting the clean energy industry. In this episode, you’ll learn about technology spanning across solar, battery storage, electric vehicles (EVs), and energy independence. In this article, we’ll explain some of the highlights of what you’ll see (and hear) in this episode.

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electricity rates and solar cost trends

Is the price of residential electricity going up or down?

If you’re considering whether going solar is a worthwhile financial move for your home, there are essentially two factors that you should look at: 1) the costs associated with solar power, and 2) the rates you pay for electricity from your utility. Going solar makes economic sense when solar electricity costs less than grid electricity.

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air source heat pump watts

How many watts does an air source heat pump use?

Your air source heat pump is likely the most energy-hungry electrical appliance in your home, and for many months, it’s almost always on! If you’re looking to cut down on your electrical bill or estimate how many solar panels you need to keep your home up and running, understanding how many watts of electricity your heat pump setup uses is one important piece of the puzzle.

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Weather Channel Interview

The Weather Channel highlights the benefits of going solar

The Weather Channel had some questions about the cost and benefits of solar. So, EnergySage CEO Vikram Aggarwal and Josh, an actual homeowner who went solar with EnergySage, joined them one Saturday morning to discuss how you can easily research the price and benefits of going solar! Check out a summary of the questions and answers covered in the interviews.

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