Home Solar Installers: How to Choose the Right Company

Are you considering going solar? Home solar installation is a great way to save money on your energy bill and do your part for the environment. But with so many solar companies out there, how do you choose the right one?

Here are a few things to consider when choosing a home solar installer:

-Price: Solar panels are a big investment, so you want to make sure you get the best price possible. Compare quotes from several different companies to get the best deal.

-Experience: How long has the company been in business? Do they have experience installing solar panels in your area? Make sure you choose a company with a good track record.

-Reputation: What do other customers say about the company? Read online reviews to get an idea of the company’s customer service and quality of work.

-Warranty: What kind of warranty does the company offer? This is important in case something goes wrong with your solar panels down the road

A rethink of the building blocks for solar panels could help mass production

An original approach to mass-producing low-cost solar cell foundation blocks could lead to the wide adoption of solar panels made from perovskite ink – a “miracle material” – according to research from the University of Surrey. In the paper published in Scientific Reports, Dr Ehsan Rezaee, a post-doctoral fellow of the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) […]

Michigan Regulators Approve Consumers Energy’s Clean Energy Plan

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The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved utility Consumers Energy’s plan to end coal use by 2025. Under the proposed plan, which was first brought up in June 2021, the Michigan utility will deploy 8GW of solar power by 2040 to cover the closure of three coal plants by 2025, 15 years earlier than previously […]

Solar parks could be used to boost bumblebee numbers

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Solar parks could be used to boost bumblebee numbers Solar parks could supply habitats for wildlife– and particularly bumblebees– to grow, if handled in the proper way, benefiting farmers and nature, a brand-new research study recommends. There are already 14,000 hectares (35,000 acres) of solar parks in the UK, in which varieties of photovoltaic panels […]

Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change

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Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change Solar power is now the most affordable source of electrical power in history, according to a 2020 report by the International Energy Agency. But there’s something holding this tidy energy powerhouse back: space. Unlike nonrenewable fuel source power stations, solar farms require a great […]

A Bright Future for Solar Energy

A Bright Future for Solar Energy I was first presented to solar energy in the film, Race the Sun with James Belushi and Halley Berry in the lead. It was a story about low- earnings and under attaining Hawaiian students motivated by their teacher to sign up with the Solar Car race. In the motion […]