In this week’s Solar News roundup, renewable energy is set to outproduce coal for the first time in April and May, and Tesla begins offering solar panel installations below market averages.Continue reading
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Wholesale solar panels: can you buy them?
If 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.Continue reading
The best of EnergySage in 2018
2018 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.Continue reading
What are the top LG solar panels for sale?
Known 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., 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.Continue reading
Should you oversize your solar panel system?
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.Continue reading
Highlights from the seventh Solar Marketplace Intel Report™
Last 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.Continue reading
60 vs. 72-cell solar panels: which size is right for you?
There are many different types of solar panels available on the market, with options ranging in efficiency, wattage, manufacturer, appearance, and more. Panels can also vary in the number of silicon cells they have. Today, most people install either 60 or 72 cell solar panels for their installation- but what’s the difference between the two, and which option is best for your installation?Continue reading