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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...

Solar Power for Churches

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Solar power isn’t just for homes and businesses. Churches, mosques, synagogues and other houses of worship can benefit substantially from photovoltaic systems. Many religious buildings use electricity every day, and the utility bills are paid out of the ministry’s coffers. With a photovoltaic...

Are Secured or Unsecured Solar Loans Better for You?

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Solar loans make investing in a home photovoltaic system easy and affordable for homeowners throughout the Intermountain West. Most solar lenders require little or no money down. And unlike leasing, solar panel financing allows you to retain ownership of your photovoltaic energy system. That means...

Will Solar Panel Prices Continue to Fall?

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Solar panel prices have fallen dramatically over the last few decades, so investing in photovoltaic power has never been more affordable. Yet many homeowners and business owners continue to put off installing a photovoltaic system because they expect further cost reductions. If you’ve made the...