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Does Solar Panel Installation Require Building Permits?

Solar Panel Installation
Solar panel installation requires appropriate building permits in many areas of the United States. Fortunately, the company performing your PV panel installation will usually take care of that for you. But if you need to do it yourself, or if you are simply curious about how the process works, below...

Intermountain Wind & Solar Named Top Solar Rooftop Contractor

Top Solar Rooftop Contractor
Solar Power World has named Intermountain Wind & Solar a top U.S. solar rooftop contractor for 2015. In fact, IWS ranked No. 32 in the nation for rooftop solar power contractors, and No. 1 in the state of Utah. This amazing accomplishment was made possible thanks to the IWS bulk purchasing program...

Financing Solar Energy Systems

Financing Solar Energy
Financing solar energy systems is a topic prone to causing great confusion among consumers. Perhaps you’ve done all the research and you’re ready to invest in solar energy. You know it’s a sound investment. You know it increases the value of your home, saves you thousands of dollars in energy costs...

The Future of Solar Energy Technologies

Solar Energy Futures
Switching to solar energy is no longer a fringe idea. In fact, photovoltaic solar technologies are highly competitive today with other types of energy and are expected to soon surpass them in the marketplace. It’s clear that the future belongs to alternative, independent energy and, for that reason,...

Find Solar Energy Solutions That Suit You Using SolarReviews

Solar Energy Solutions
If you are in search of solar energy solutions, it’s time to check out SolarReviews.com for help with choosing a company that serves your local area. Whether you live in Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Colorado or Nevada, you will find many options for solar services of all kinds. A little like Angie’s List,...

Using Solar Energy to Heat Your Home’s Water

Solar Thermal
Solar energy is a versatile, multi-tasking resource that can do much more than you may have imagined. In addition to converting the sun’s energy into electricity to power your home or business, solar energy can be harnessed to heat water without the need to convert it to electricity first. In the typical...

How to Fight Utility Company Solar Surcharges

Solar surcharges are a controversial topic, and one that is frustrating consumers in many cities. Many homeowners and business owners want to use PV solar systems to save money and achieve energy independence, but the municipal and private utility providers seem to have other ideas. Utility companies...