How Effective is Solar on Overcast Days

Our company is based in the Northeast, which many people would say is “gloomy” and grey all winter. Does this climate negatively affect the performance of solar panels? The quick answer is: solar panels work great in overcast weather. The efficiency rating of your panel is really what matters when it comes to cloudy weather […]

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What is Community Solar?

What is Community Solar? Groups of ground-mounted solar panels are popping up across the country to support communities with clean energy generation: each portion of the ground mount is “owned” by a different resident. While the cost of going solar is decreasing, not everyone has a qualifying unshaded roof. Community-owned solar gardens provide urban residents […]

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SunPower Offers the Industry’s Leading Warranty

  Warranty coverage is one of our customer’s main concerns: What do I do if something goes wrong? Since going solar is a long-term investment, knowing what is covered can help you make an educated solar partner choice. Back in 2017, SunPower announced its Complete Confidence Warranty, a coverage that shocked the solar market and […]

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When does the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit decrease?

Before we get into solar, what is a Tax Credit? A tax credit is money that the government gives taxpayers back from what they paid in to taxes. It is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in income taxes from your federal tax filing. If you earn a $5,000 tax credit, your federal taxes will be $5,000 less. […]

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Clean Energy Victory Bonds Proposed to Advance Clean Energy Initiatives

What is the concept behind Clean Energy Victory Bonds? During World War I, America introduced the concept of Victory Bonds: bonds sold to raise money for the cause and provide a return to investors. This is the same concept that California lawmakers are exploring with their Clean Energy Victory Bond initiative: proposed bonds that, like […]

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