Entries by Solar Expert

Off-the-grid early adopters weren’t as fortunate as today’s homeowners. Solar panels are so common and widely used that they are no longer considered a risky investment. In fact, take a closer look at your community. Chances are more neighbors have solar panels than you realize! The best thing to do is conduct some quality research […]

Solar = Financial Sense

Although solar power has been around for well over a hundred years, it really didn’t experience its residential boom until the 90’s. In the beginning, solar panels were bulky, expensive, and misunderstood. Over the years, solar panels have experienced a complete makeover, adopting sleeker silhouettes and becoming exponentially more […]

Reselling Solar

As homeowners ourselves, we know that we don’t even replace a light bulb in our home without contemplating its effect on the resale value of our home. If you’re like the majority of Americans, your home is your biggest investment, and you don’t want to do anything to compromise that. The old school mentality was that solar panels […]

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SOLAR MYTH #1 “Solar panels may create a negative impact on the U.S. economy.” FALSE The solar industry employed around 50,000 Americans in 2009, which has now grown to over 100,000. At the third quarter of 2011, the U.S. solar energy market grew 140%, thus making it one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy. SOLAR MYTH #2 […]

Solar power has gained popularity over the past two years so much, that installations of new panels and systems have outpaced the combined installs of the previous three decades. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the U.S. has set up more solar energy systems in the last 18 months compared to the number of […]

Solar Power is generally defined as the conversion of energy from sunlight into usable electrical power.  It includes direct technologies such as photovoltaics (PV) and indirect technologies such as concentrated solar power (CSP). PV systems are typically utilized on residential or small commercial applications. They can be […]

As Texas grows, so does its consumption of power and electricity. Federal and state environmental regulations have required the winding down or closure of a previous generation of power sources. Solar electricity can meet the needs of a growing Texas economy. No state is better situated to capture the power of the sun. If all usable […]

Zero Energy new construction and redevelopment projects are coming to your community! Zero Energy – Tomorrow’s Future is here today Science fiction authors have never failed to imagine and articulate a world where technology has solved man’s greatest challenges. Among other glimpses of the “future”, can you envision an endless […]

Over the last decade, highly efficient photovoltaic (solar panel) systems have become more affordable than ever. Factors are growing more favorable every year: Innovative design and engineering techniques are leading to improved product yield. Worldwide, dozens of reputable manufacturers are competing for market share, further […]