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Solar is as popular as apple pie (but some folks still prefer pecan)

A Pew Research Center study found that solar enjoys the strongest support among those surveyed. Splits emerged when it came to Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X, and Boomers, not to mention the Republican-Democrat split.

Solar 101: It all comes down to curb appeal

The residential solar industry has taken notice of the demand for beautiful, hidden panels, and is now providing creative and attractive designs that you can incorporate into your rooftop solar project.


Solar makes a lot of sense at ground level, too

Solar projects that support native grasses can sequester more carbon than cropland alone. And about all that corn for ethanol.

3 takeaways from the PVEL 2021 reliability scorecard

The annual publication from PV Evolution Labs shares results from solar panel stress tests focused on specified and verified bills of materials.

Solar 101: Grumpy neighbors and falling quahogs are just two perils to jolt your solar project

Homeowner associations and town councils can derail your solar project. So can dust from nearby factories and bivalve mollusks falling from the sky.


Solar 101: The obvious… and not so obvious… state solar incentives

Here are three tools to help you navigate the sometimes-complex array of state incentives for your rooftop solar project.

Enough solar and wind to clean the U.S. power grid… available yesterday

Data show that the U.S. has more than 750 GWac of electricity generation capacity in interconnection queues, with 90% of that clean energy-related. But how much actually will be built?


Solar 101: Three tips about those solar tax credits

We are by no means tax pros, but here are three insights to help you see how federal tax credits may benefit your solar project.


Solar 101: The basics of net metering for your solar project

The concept of net metering is important to understand as it affects how long your solar project takes to pay for itself, and how your contractor will design your project. Here’s what you need to know.

Solar 101: What’s my solar system going to cost?

Think of your solar system as a custom retrofit. That means the list of unique variables and components can be long, and hardware requirements may result in a significant pricing variance.

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