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Residential Solar Energy System Key Components

Residential Solar Energy
Residential solar energy systems are designed on a case-by-case basis. Homeowners have different electricity needs, and because every rooftop or ground installation site is unique, photovoltaic system configurations are individually planned. That said, most residential photovoltaic power installations...

Solar Power Load Shifting Can Minimize Your Electric Bills

Minimize Your Electric Bills
Installing a solar power system can slash your electric bills because you’ll be generating your own home energy and won’t need as much electricity from the utility grid. However, even if you live in a state with net metering, your utility bill may not disappear entirely. That’s where load...

4 Solar Panel Installation Secrets that Help Cut Costs

Solar Panel Installation Secrets
Solar panel installation is more affordable than you may think. In fact, thanks to the growing number of financing options available, homeowners in all income brackets can make the switch to cost-effective photovoltaic power. But if you want to save even more on the cost of installing a home...

Federal Solar Tax Credit: How to Claim Yours 

Federal Solar Tax Credit
Without question, the federal solar tax credit is the single most lucrative financial incentive available for making the switch to photovoltaic power. It’s like getting an automatic 30 percent reduction in the price of a solar energy system installation — and the credit has no maximum dollar...

3 Reasons to Schedule a Solar Site Assessment this Winter

Solar Site Assessment
It’s a new year, and if scheduling a solar site assessment was one of your resolutions for 2018, there’s no need to wait until spring. Most Intermountain West residents don’t think about outdoor home improvement projects in the middle of winter. But it’s truly the perfect time to schedule...

Calculate the Solar Payback Period for Your Utah Home PV System

Solar Payback Period for your Utah Hone PV System
The solar payback period — the time it takes to reach the break-even point for a home PV system — is much shorter than you might think. For most homeowners, solar payback takes less than 10 years, and some homeowners are able to recoup their photovoltaic investment in just a handful of...

Keeping Your Photovoltaic System Trouble-Free

Photovoltaic System
Install a home photovoltaic system, and you’ll have a free, reliable source of power for decades that requires little or no work on your part once it’s installed. A high-quality PV installation is the key to ensuring that your photovoltaic array produces electricity effectively for many...