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Can You Install Photovoltaic Panels on a Flat Roof?

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If you want to install photovoltaic panels at your home or business, a flat roof is not a problem.In fact, if your house has a flat roof, you may be better off than homeowners with pitched roofs. As long as your rooftop is in good condition and has no shading from trees or nearby buildings, you can...

Can You Use PV Solar to Charge Your Electric Vehicle?

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A PV solar energy system can easily generate enough power to charge an electric vehicle.If you own an electric car, chances are you’ve noticed a significant increase in your monthly utility bill. Sure, you don’t have to pay for gas, but now you’re paying more for electricity.Invest...

4 Reasons to Adopt Commercial Solar Power Now

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Commercial solar power offers several significant benefits to businesses throughout the Intermountain West. In fact, this technology is quickly becoming a popular investment for savvy business owners.Could investing in a photovoltaic project be the right move for your company? When you check...

Why Installing Solar Panels Won’t Cause Roof Leaks

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Have you considered installing solar panels? For most homeowners in the Intermountain West states, rooftop placement of a photovoltaic array is a cost-effective strategy for energy production.But what happens when it rains? Won’t all those holes necessary for mounting the panels make your roof...

Off-Grid Solar Brings Power to Remote Locations

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With off-grid solar energy, living in a remote location doesn’t have to mean living without power.Stand-alone photovoltaic arrays provide a reliable source of electricity by harnessing the sun’s energy. Solar panel systems can work anywhere — even in locations that are way off the beaten path.Off-Grid...

6 Photovoltaic Power Myths Debunked

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Homeowners are learning the truth about photovoltaic power — rooftop solar energy systems offer big financial savings as well as energy independence.Making the switch to solar is easier than you may think, yet misconceptions persist. Below, we debunk six of the most common myths about photovoltaic...

5 Ways to Guard against Commercial Solar Panel Theft

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Your commercial solar array represents a significant financial investment, but it could be an attractive and easy target for thieves, depending upon its placement.In an hour or two, thieves could easily dismantle — and disappear with — a large photovoltaic array. Commercial solar panel systems...