What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

Making the switch to photovoltaic (PV) solar power is a big change – an investment both financially and for the future. More people are doing it because they recognize solar power’s unique ability to save money long-term and lessen their household’s impact on the environment. There are companies that provide solar equipment, like SunPower, and

By |2021-10-11T17:45:19+00:00July 10th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

How Much Power Can Solar Energy Generate on a Cloudy Day?

Clouds gather. The sky grows dark. A solar homeowner may naturally wonder: How much energy can my solar system generate during a cloudy day? While of course solar panels need sunlight to produce energy, it’s important to learn how cloudy conditions can affect the efficiency of solar energy generation and how factors such as partial

By |2020-07-14T22:03:16+00:00June 19th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on How Much Power Can Solar Energy Generate on a Cloudy Day?

What the Current State of ITC Means for Homeowners

Since 2008, the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) has been one of the most important policy drivers for solar power in the U.S. It's allowed the owners of residential, commercial and utility-scale solar projects to recapture 30 percent of the total installed cost of the system, in the form of a tax credit, after the system is

By |2020-07-14T22:02:59+00:00April 10th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on What the Current State of ITC Means for Homeowners

Is My Roof Good For Solar? The Questions Behind The Question

If you’re considering a rooftop solar installation, chances are you’ve already done some research about the many benefits of commercial solar power—beyond lower energy costs. But before you can take advantage of any available tax incentives, green credits or net metering options, you need to know if your building can actually support the solar equipment you’re considering. To best answer,

By |2020-07-24T08:39:13+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Is My Roof Good For Solar? The Questions Behind The Question

Is Your House a Good Candidate for Solar?

If you’ve been considering adding a solar system to your home, do you even know if it’s a real option for you? At Sunergy Systems we will help you evaluate your home to be sure that going solar will be the right decision for you. We’ll ask you a number of questions to get to

By |2020-07-24T08:39:22+00:00April 1st, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Is Your House a Good Candidate for Solar?

Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient?

Most homeowners have limited space on their roof or in their yard to set up a photovoltaic (PV) solar system. In a word, they're looking for efficiency: How can they get the most kilowatt hours out of the fewest panels? In a word, SunPower. SunPower's solar panels are widely acknowledged to be the industry's most efficient1 with

By |2020-07-24T08:39:54+00:00February 14th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient?

Video: Five Steps to Going Solar

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=suVHtfTXtwY&feature=emb_logo   To learn more, read this recent blog post about how to get solar panels on your home, which gives further details about the key steps: Finding a solar installation company, choosing a financing solution and getting your panels installed. This post originally appeared on the SunPower Business Feed.SunPower Resources Blog

By |2020-07-24T08:40:02+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Video: Five Steps to Going Solar

Does Solar Panel Size Matter?

We put this important question – and a few related ones – to Isaac Opalinsky, SunPower's senior manager of training. Here's what he had to say about solar panel size, efficiency and installation. Are the various solar panel sizes important for customers to consider? Size is a factor to consider in solar panels, but ultimately

By |2020-07-24T08:40:12+00:00January 28th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Does Solar Panel Size Matter?

Do solar panels use light or heat to generate electricity?

Confusion over the impact of heat and light in solar power starts with the fact that there are different types of solar power. One type of power, called solar thermal, does use the sun's light to generate heat which can be used for things like household hot water or to generate steam to drive turbines

By |2020-07-24T08:40:33+00:00January 9th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Do solar panels use light or heat to generate electricity?

Get the Best Tax Credit of the Decade

A new decade is in full swing, it’s time to bring your solar savings New Year’s resolutions to life. When you go solar in 2020, your savings are endless. From lowering your carbon footprint with clean, renewable energy to saving on every future electricity bill, a solar installation continues to deliver benefits. But that’s not

By |2020-07-24T08:40:49+00:00January 8th, 2020|Going Solar, Solar News|Comments Off on Get the Best Tax Credit of the Decade
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