On-Grid vs Off-Grid Solar Power

on-grid vs off-grid solar power

There are many reasons that people are drawn to solar panels. For many it’s the promise of saving money on their power bill, for others it’s a chance to do their part in helping the environment. But for some people the idea that they can cut ties with the grid entirely is the most enticing. So what’s the difference between …

10 Ways to Save Electricity in Your Home

10 Ways to Save Electricity in Your Home

Raise your hand if you like throwing away money? Yeah, didn’t think so! No one likes to waste money but that’s exactly what happens if you’re not careful about your electricity use. If you think you’re exempt, think again. Here are 10 ways to help you save electricity all year round. 1. Turn Off Lights This one seems pretty obvious …

9 Solar Panel Myths Busted

9 Solar Panel Myths Busted

Solar energy is still relatively new technology. While solar panels have been around since the 60s and 70s they’ve become a lot more affordable for the average homeowner within the last several years. Despite the fact that more and more homes are going solar all across the country and the world there are still a ton of myths about solar …

What to Know Before You DIY Solar

What to Know Before You DIY Solar

Solar power is a great investment for your home, for your power bill and for the future of the planet. There’s a lot of reasons to go solar and many people do it every year. With millions of solar panels powering homes and businesses all across America, solar is becoming a bigger and bigger part of our power infrastructure. The …

Top 4 Benefits of Adding Solar to Your Home

When debating to put solar panels on your home there’s a lot to consider. Mainly most people want to know if the pros and the benefits outweigh the cons and the price. Not every home is a great candidate for solar but luckily for us in the mountain west we’re in prime solar power territory. Here are a few benefits …

5 Solar Panel Care Tips

5 Solar Panel Care Tips

We know that solar panel maintenance is a top concern for many. The first thing to know about caring for your solar panels is there isn’t much to it. One of the things that makes solar panels so great is that they’re so low-maintenance but that doesn’t mean they’re no-maintenance! Why Care for Your Solar Panels Your solar panels are …

What Comes in a DIY Solar Kit

what comes in a DIY solar kit

If you’ve ever considered going solar you might have also thought to yourself, “I can do that!” Well, guess what? You can. Many solar companies will discourage you from taking on the project yourself but here at Solar Wholesale we love helping people get the job done themselves. Doing the installation, or at least part of it, yourself can help …

How to Choose a Solar Company

How to choose a solar company

Solar panels can be a big investment. Not only will you be spending thousands of on these panels but they’ll be on your home for the next 25-30 years so you want to make sure everything is done properly. It’s important to be picky about which solar company you choose. Here are 5 things to consider when choosing your solar …

Most Frequently Asked Solar Questions 2018

Most Frequently Asked Solar Questions

Even though solar panels have been around for decades they’ve seriously exploded in popularity within the last few years thanks to improvements in technology and affordability. With so many newcomers to solar you can imagine how many questions we get on a daily basis. Here are just a few of the most frequently asked questions we get about solar. How …

Beginner’s Guide to Solar Hardware

Beginner's guide to solar hardware

Whether you’re doing going DIY or having a professional install your solar panels there are a few things you need to know in order to get started as far as hardware goes. Knowing your basics before you dive in will help you get a lay of the land. Basic Solar Array Parts Every solar panel system needs a few basic …