What happens to solar panels when it doesn’t work anymore?

Solar panels are made to last. Barring damage from natural disasters or accidents, modern solar panels have an expected lifetime of 25-30 years, and some of the first commercially-available panels have crossed that milestone and are still operating almost as well as...

How Do Solar Panels Hold Up In a Storm?

  Does worrying about the durability of solar panels during extreme weather kept you from investing in a solar energy system? This article is to tell you that you have a lot less to worry about than you think. Solar panels undergo plenty of testing as they are...

How Many Solar Panels Do You Need: Panel Size and Output Factors

  Determining how many solar panels you’ll need for your home means first knowing what your goals are. Do you want to minimize your carbon footprint? Maximize your return on your investment? Save as much money as possible? Most people want to save money while...

Pros and Cons of String Inverters vs Micro Inverters

What is a String Inverter? A standard inverter (also known as a string-inverter or central inverter) is a standalone box that is typically installed close to your fuse box and electricity meter. There is typically only one, or possibly two, string inverters on each...

Solar Installation Safety Tips

Five Quick Solar Installation Safety Tips Planning to install a solar system yet you’re afraid of heights? Well, you’re not alone, and we understand working on your roof, DIY-installing a solar system, can be a daunting prospect. Nobody wants to be injured while...