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Wind Power vs. Solar Power: Which is Better for Our Homes?

Wind power and solar power are both versatile renewable energy sources that are suitable for the twenty-first century home, but there is some argument as to which is a better energy source for household use.  So which is better for our homes, wind power or solar panel? Wind power is considered more efficient than solar …

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Are Solar Batteries Cost-Effective? We Break It Down

So, you’ve already made the decision to add a solar energy system to your home – or you have one already. That’s great! Now the decision comes on whether you should have a method of storing the excess energy produced by your panels or simply to return it to the grid. Here we give an …

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So, What Kind of Maintenance Do Solar Panels Need?

You finally decided to go solar and want to make the best decisions, so you’re doing your homework. That’s perfect because being well-prepared, especially when it comes to maintenance is critical. A single malfunctioning panel can reduce your energy production by 25-percent or more. So, what kind of maintenance do solar panels need? Clearing of …

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How to Dispose of Solar Panels: A Complete Green Guide

Producing electricity with solar panels has gained popularity in recent years because the panels have become lighter and more efficient. But, with the increase in solar panel use has come a new realization, the world is heading towards a new crisis when it comes to the safe disposal of solar cells. So, how do you …

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How, Why, And When To Clean Your Solar Panels

Buying solar panels is a great idea for any homeowner who wants to reduce their carbon footprint, especially when you factor in the tax writeoffs you can get for them. They can help reduce energy costs, for sure, but only if they work well and are properly maintained.  Cleanliness matters. How, why, and when should …

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Why Solar Pool Heating is Worth It

Heating your pool can be a big headache when it comes to cost and maintenance. I recently converted over to solar heating and the difference is incredible! There are so many reasons why solar pool heating is more worthwhile than traditional heating systems. Is solar pool heating worth it? The long term savings in utilities …

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Which Direction Should Solar Panels Face?

The sale and installation of solar panels around the world continues to be a booming economy, with an estimated 250 gigawatts of energy now available via solar panels.  Experts expect that figure to approach 4500 gigawatts by 2050. The cost has continued to drop to where solar panel prices are easily in the range of …

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6 Factors That Affect Solar Panel Output

In this day and age, more and more homeowners are switching to solar panels. Solar panels leave less of a carbon footprint on the environment while also allowing for cheaper energy bills for the consumer. Together this creates a powerhouse of positives that many people are drawn to. Ensuring that you’re getting the most output …

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