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Highlights from the ninth EnergySage Solar Marketplace Intel Report

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This week, EnergySage released our ninth Solar Marketplace Intel Report. The publicly available report provides data on the state of the solar market nationwide and at the state level. In this report, we introduced a number of new analyses, from a direct comparison of EnergySage quote data to installed cost data nationally, to a breakdown of the quality of equipment quoted and installed both on and off the EnergySage Marketplace. A couple of key takeaways are outlined below, and we look forward to your analysis and feedback on the report.

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Costs of solar after installation

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For the most part, solar panel systems are “set it and forget it,” requiring very little (if any) maintenance over time – but what costs can you potentially encounter after installing your solar panel system? In this article, we’ll discuss four factors that could impact post-installation costs, and what you can do to avoid some of these costs from the get-go.

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How much do solar panels cost in the U.S. in 2019?

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You’ve probably heard about how solar energy can reduce your electricity bills, but what solar panel cost should you expect to see? The easiest way to calculate the average cost of solar panels is to look at its price in dollars per watt ($/W), which is relatively consistent across the United States.

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Wholesale solar panels: can you buy them?

Reading Time: 5 minutesIf you’re shopping for something wholesale, you’re probably doing so to save money. And when it comes to purchasing a solar panel system, you want to save as much money as possible.

So, can you buy wholesale solar panels? Yes and no – you won’t be able to purchase actual wholesale solar panels from a manufacturer, but you can purchase discounted panels that were bought at wholesale prices from resellers. Just because these panels will be cheaper doesn’t mean they’re the right solution for you and your home.

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The best of EnergySage in 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes2018 was a year of ups and downs for the solar industry. From the impact of the Trump Administration’s tariff on imported solar panels to the new technologies unveiled at Solar Power International, and from the emergence of home battery energy storage technologies to changes in solar programs in Massachusetts, New York, Illinois and beyond, EnergySage has been with you every step of the way.

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What are the top LG solar panels for sale?

Reading Time: 5 minutesKnown for their high-quality electronics, LG solar panels are top-notch options in a diverse solar panel market. As an increasingly popular solar panel brand in the U.S. in 2019, LG produces quality solar panels with above-average warranties. Some of their products even appear in EnergySage’s ranking of the best solar panels available.

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Should you oversize your solar panel system?

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If you’re looking into installing solar, one of the biggest questions will be what size your solar panel system should be. It’s common practice to install enough panels to cover as close to 100 percent of your electricity needs as possible, as this is how you’ll maximize your savings. But, is there any benefit to sizing your solar panel system to generate more electricity than you currently need? For most people, the answer is no; but, there are certainly situations in which it’s a good idea to install a larger system than you currently need. Read on to learn why you should and should not oversize your solar panel system.

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Highlights from the seventh Solar Marketplace Intel Report™

Reading Time: 3 minutesLast week, EnergySage released our seventh Solar Marketplace Intel Report™. Within the report, you’ll find a wealth of data regarding solar pricing trends, the most popular modules and inverters, and the growth in solar interest by state.

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