Unveiling the Mysteries of Solar Panel Direction: Why Do Solar Panels Face South?

Have you ever noticed how solar panels are always facing in the same direction? It’s not a coincidence or just for aesthetic purposes. There’s a science to it, interconnected with the path of the sun, the tilt of the Earth, and the quest for maximum energy production. So why do solar panels face south, and … Read more

Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value in 2023?

Are you looking for a bright idea to boost the value of your home? Well, look no further than solar panels! In this blog post, we’ll uncover if solar panels increase home value and how they can potentially increase your home’s value, while also saving you money on energy costs. So strap in and get … Read more

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How Efficient are Modern Solar Panels?

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When making a choice to get or learn about solar panels, it is important to consider solar panel efficiency. More efficient panels will have a higher upfront cost, but they will also produce more electricity and offset more emissions. The average efficiency of solar panels today is 17-18 percent. The most efficient solar panels available … Read more

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Run a Refrigerator?

A fridge uses a lot of energy, but not too much to run on solar. Running a refrigerator on solar panels may seem like a difficult and impossible task, but it’s a common misconception that is going to be addressed in this post. With an average ENERGY STAR rated (~19 cubic feet) refrigerator, it will … Read more

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What Is A Solar Power Battery Bank?

Having a solar system can definitely minimize energy consumption on the grid. But when the sun goes down, using a battery bank is the solution to continue using solar after-hours. A solar battery bank is an energy storage solution that creates a way to use solar panels when the sun is not available. The battery … Read more

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