residential rooftop solar panels

Groups Going Solar Together via Solarize Programs

What are these talks of solarize programs and solar co-ops all about? There has been a lot of press in the Midwest surrounding communities creating group solarize and solar co-op opportunities. But what does this mean for you? What are solarize and solar co-op programs? Both programs are locally-organized group-buying opportunities provided by a city, neighborhood, or […]

Can solar work well for my house?

Interested homeowners often begin looking into solar by going on the web. There are many good resources on the web for investigating solar, for gathering basic information, and for beginning the process of considering whether a PV solar electric system is a good choice for you. You’ll find some good links below for continuing your […]

Why buy solar?

“…even if solar isn’t the lowest cost energy you can buy, and even if it doesn’t provide the best ROI, you should still buy solar for the same reason you need to have Bonds and T-Bills making up ~20% of your investment portfolio. It’s not about how you feel, it’s just the math. The math […]

Are solar panels worth it?

Solar offers a fixed-cost hedge against future energy cost increases. It makes your future energy costs more predictable, and lower. Solar energy systems have high up-front cost, but once installed, the fuel (the sun) is free forever. Due to the thirty-year system life and very low maintenance costs, once the system is purchased, the cost […]

Is Solar Power Dangerous?

When it comes to evaluating the dangers of solar, fire safety is one of several key reasons why experience, proper training and attention to detail matter when it comes to quality solar installations. We can point you to several solar system fires that have occurred on commercial solar systems. ALL of these fires were preventable. […]