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11/13/2019

Solar: A Bright Career Path for Veterans

Adjusting back to civilian life is a challenge for any military veteran, especially when it comes to finding gainful employment. The Solar Foundation has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” program, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) to launch two workforce development programs for transitioning military service members and veterans. Instead of focusing on installation-only jobs, the program is a series of 12-week long work-based...

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02/13/2019

How Long Should My Solar Panels Last?

A solar panel system is an investment, so one of the first questions that people ask is how long they can expect their panels to last. This is a good question that has a fairly straightforward answer: typically 25-30 years. However, there is more to this answer than what meets...

02/12/2019

Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What is a Carbon Footprint? The term “carbon footprint” refers to the amount of carbon in the form of greenhouse gases (specifically CO2, measured in tons), being emitted by an individual, organization, event or even a product, directly or indirectly. It depends on the activities and locations of emission. For...

02/06/2019

5 Fascinating Solar Energy Stats

The benefits of solar energy are increasing each year. It is a clean, ample source of energy, with the added economic perk of job creation. The cost to install solar panels has reduced significantly over the last few decades. Considering climate change concerns, reducing carbon emissions can only be a...

02/06/2019

How Is Solar Energy Stored?

Curious to know where your energy goes once it has been generated by your solar panels? This is a good question, because on cloudy days and nights, the energy your system produces is little to none. Therefore, your solar system must be able to tap into stored energy to continue...

01/17/2019

All About NJ Solar Rebates and Incentives

If you are considering installing solar panels on your New Jersey home, it’s important to know what rebates and incentives are available. Luckily, NJ has some of the best solar incentives in the United States. Thanks to these worthwhile incentives, the Garden State has installed enough solar energy to power...

01/16/2019

How Much Can Going Solar Actually Save You?

Have you heard that solar panels can help you save money on your monthly utility bills? As electricity costs increase and solar panel system costs decrease, more homeowners are considering just how much they can save by going solar. After all, installing a solar panel system isn’t cheap, so it’s...

01/14/2019

What You Have To Do To Maintain Your Solar Panels

There is little that can go wrong with solar panels because they have no moving parts. With their low maintenance, solar companies are usually confident about offering long warranties and maintenance packages that are included in the system costs. Still, it’s a good idea to give your solar panels some...

12/26/2018

Solar Energy by Region: Where is Solar Energy Use Most Prominent and Why?

As a whole, the United States has strong solar potential. Some states see more sun than others, but this doesn’t mean that they aren’t good candidates for solar power. In addition to the weather, many states have policies that support solar power. States with solar energy incentives are more likely...

12/20/2018

Where Can I Put My Solar Panels?

It’s a long-believed myth that the only place solar panels can be installed is on a south-facing roof that sits under 365 days of sunshine. In reality, a solar panel system can be installed almost anywhere on your roof. If your rooftop isn’t a good candidate, the system can be...