Off-Grid Solar Power System Equipment

Off-Grid Solar Power System Equipment

Solar power is a great option for off-grid energy. It’s clean, portable and doesn’t need fuel. You might think that building your own off-grid solar energy system is expensive and complicated but it doesn’t have to be. You only need a few main pieces of equipment to get started: Solar panels Batteries Inverters Solar charge controller 1. Solar Panels One …

Do I Need a Solar Battery?

Do I Need a Solar Battery?

When people are new to solar they often wonder if they need to include a battery in their solar system. For most people the answer is no. Solar powered batteries work by storing extra energy produced by your panels during the day and then feeds that power back to your home at night when your solar panels are no longer …

What Makes a Good Solar Panel

what makes a good solar cell

Solar cells are a complex technology that have been around for decades. Lucky for us in this day and age, the technology has improved immensely in the last decade. Solar panels can easily produce enough power to offset a home’s energy use and they last for years. But not all solar panels are created equal, literally! How Solar Cells Are …

How Solar Panels Affect Home Value

How Solar Panels Affect Home Value

There are many reasons to go solar. At the top of the list is to save money on your power bill but that’s not the only thing that makes solar panels valuable. Solar panels can also add to the value of your home! In the last few years annual US solar installations have skyrocketed! As solar panels have become more …

5 Things to Consider Before Going Solar

5 Things to Consider Before Going Solar

Lately it seems like every neighborhood has at least one house (if not more) with solar panels on it. That gets you to thinking, “Should I get solar panels?” When ideal conditions are met you’re going to experience the maximum amount of benefit to your power bill. Don’t get fooled into thinking that everyone will see the same savings though. …

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is coming up fast! Obviously Earth Day isn’t a major holiday but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate it. In fact the whole point of Earth Day is to take a day to remember the Earth and give back. 1. Eat Vegetarian for a Day Livestock farming has a huge impact on the environment. Not only does livestock …

3 Super Cool Innovations in Solar Technology

3 Super Cool Innovations in Solar Technology

There are cool things going on all over the solar industry. Some of these things are small – like solar powered gadgets – but some of these projects are massive! With the growing demand to shift to renewable energy advancements in solar power are becoming more and more innovative. While these are nowhere near DIY projects, it’s still cool to …

3 Solar Powered Gadgets for Outdoor Enthusiasts

3 Solar Powered Gadgets for Outdoor Enthusiasts

As solar panels become more advanced they’re starting to show up everywhere, especially in when it comes to outdoor gadgets and equipment. It’s easy to understand why. Which hobbies take people away from power the most? Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, etc. In the past we’ve had to simply go without in order to explore the great unknown but now with …

Why Choose Solar Wholesale

Adding solar panels to your home is a big deal and big project. One of the most important steps in this whole process is finding the right company to do the job. This is a large investment of time and money on your part and you want someone you know you can rely on. Finding the right solar company goes …

3 Myths and 3 Facts About DIY Solar

myths and facts about diy solar

Installing a solar power system big enough to generate electricity for your whole home can seem really expensive. While there are tax incentives and financing options getting that whole system installed for you might feel like more than you’re willing to pay. That’s why DIY solar projects have become so popular. As you research DIY solar there tend to be …