How To Clean Solar Panels

How To Clean Solar Panels. Dirty solar panels can reduce power-generating output by 20% or more by blocking sunshine from penetrating the glass and exciting the electrons underneath. Ash fallout from wildfires has been known to reduce power production by as much as 50% if not washed off. One of our monitored solar energy sites…
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Solar PLUS Battery Storage. The New Norm.

Solar and Battery Storage. The New Norm. In the last month or so, we’ve seen an increase in interest for residential battery storage. There are several reasons for that. First and foremost, our energy rates keep increasing. Peak demand rates are hovering in the 40¢ range. Second, battery storage is now affordable and reliable. It…
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Solar Panel Review

Solar Panel Review Solar panels are the best way to get your power for free. And while they're built to last for 25 years or more, it'll take some time to recoup your investment.  Not every manufacturer or installer will be around as long. An engineer and a solar expert confirmed our findings: The best…
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A Healthy Dose Of Sunlight

How much sunlight is healthy? As a kid growing up in Hermosa Beach, California, I really loved summer. I’d spend every waking hour at the beach with friends, surfing or just kicking it on the warm sand. We worshipped summer. When the sun was shining, we were happy. [caption id="attachment_3551" align="alignleft" width="300"] Woman Meditating[/caption] It…
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