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September 28, 2021
Dealing With an HOA During Solar Panel Installation

If you're living in a home that falls under the purview of a homeowners' association, or HOA, there may be certain situations where you have restrictions placed on you for home improvements or features. A common question we get from those looking to install new solar panels on their homes, in fact, is whether the […]

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September 3, 2021
Optimizing Utah Solar Panel System for Maximum Value

For many who install them on their homes or commercial buildings, solar panels and their systems are a legitimate form of investment. They come with up front costs, yes, but proper optimization of your system will bring you value for years into the future, both through energy savings and through sustainable themes that will make […]

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August 31, 2021
How Solar Panels and Batteries Protect from Rolling Blackouts

If you're a resident of Utah, Idaho, Nevada or many of the other neighboring states, the combination of summer wildfires, high winds and several other factors might mean your area is dealing with what are known as rolling power blackouts. These involve situations where power is intentionally shut off to an area, and while they […]

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August 6, 2021
How Solar Panels Continue Working on Cloudy Days

There are a number of unfortunate myths out there surrounding solar panels and their modern uses, and one of the most common is that solar panels don't work when it's cloudy. This simply isn't true -- not only do solar panels continue to work even when there are significant clouds in the sky, there are […]

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July 27, 2021
Connections Between Solar Power and Electric Vehicles

Clean forms of energy continue to become more and more popular in today’s society, within multiple distinct areas. In fact, some of the modern uses of clean, renewable energy are closely connected to one another and even relate in several direct ways – and a great example here is the connection between solar power and […]

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July 2, 2021
Factors in Evaluating Idaho Solar Power as an Investment

Like with any other significant upgrade or improvement you might consider making to your home or building, it’s prudent to view solar panel installation as a long-term investment. While solar power installations will often come with up-front costs you need to be prepared for, there are also several factors to keep in mind over a […]

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June 29, 2021
Debunking Common Boise Solar Panel Myths

When it comes to fast-growing industries, the solar realm is a fantastic example, exploding in popularity over the last several years across the country. However, as is often the case with something that becomes extremely popular in a short period of time, a number of unfortunate myths have also sprung up about solar power, often […]

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June 4, 2021
Why Storage Matters for Solar Power Systems

There are several important themes that today’s homeowners might be considering when it comes to their solar panels and solar power generation, and one of these in many cases is storage. There’s more to solar power than simply producing the required energy, and one of the biggest pieces of the puzzle involves how this energy […]

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May 25, 2021
Solar Panel Direction, Orientation and Tilt Factors

For anyone who has owned solar panels in the past, or even many considering solar power installation in the near future, it’s generally understood that direction is important in this field. Specifically, the ability of solar panels to point south, where they will receive the maximum possible sunlight and therefore create the maximum amount of […]

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May 7, 2021
Cleaning Frequency and Tips for Solar Panels

There are several questions new solar panel owners tend to have, and one of the most common is regarding cleaning and maintenance needs. Do solar panels need to be cleaned regularly? If so, how often, and how should this be done? It’s natural to wonder about these elements, both for general aesthetics and, more importantly, […]

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