The State of Maryland Is Making a Huge Push Toward Solar Energy

Posted by Colin Gload on Aug 7, 2019 2:59:29 PM

The benefits of going solar are undeniable. So undeniable, in fact, that state governments are getting on board. Last year, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) was given approval by the state Board of Public Works to install solar panels at 35 of their sites. This program is one of the first of its kind in the country and is a clear indicator of the value of solar panels.

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Topics: Solar Panels

How Long Will A Tesla Powerwall Keep My Electricity On?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jul 31, 2019 8:58:31 AM

Keeping your electricity on through bad weather conditions or unfortunate mishaps is a concern for most homeowners. Fortunately, it can be remedied by purchasing a generator.

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Topics: Tesla Powerwall

How Long Does A Solar Panel Installation Take?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jul 24, 2019 11:53:31 AM

As with any large-scale project, estimating the time it will take to install solar panels depends on a variety of factors. It’s not uncommon for customers to be concerned with the entire timeline of installation and setup. Some customers want to ensure the project is completed by a certain time of year or even a specific date, while others are just wondering how long they’ll have workers banging around on their roof.

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Will Solar Panels Offset My High Summer Electric Bills?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jul 17, 2019 8:37:00 AM

For many property owners, summer is one of the times of the year when they notice the biggest spike in their electric bill. This is especially true in locations that have a 4-season climate where people tend to switch over from using their heat to their air conditioning. In warmer climates where property owners are possibly using their air conditioning all year, or in areas where the humidity isn’t quite as suffocating, the spike in air conditioning usage might not be as noticeable.

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How Many Solar Panels Will I Need To Run My House?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jul 10, 2019 12:49:25 PM

Designing solar panel installations for homes is a surprisingly unique experience each time we do it. We don’t typically look at a home and say, “Okay, this house will get 5 panels and the one across the street will get 8 panels.” A lot more goes into it than that!

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Going Solar: Which Investment Option Is Right for Me?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jul 2, 2019 12:52:56 PM

Today, we’ll help you make sense of the three purchase and/or payment options for solar panels that are standard across the industry. And we’ll find which one would be the best choice for your home or business.

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Topics: Solar Panels, Saving Money

5 Questions to Ask Your Maryland Solar Panel Experts

Posted by Colin Gload on Jun 26, 2019 12:07:48 PM

Doing your due diligence on any home improvement is important, and solar panel installations are absolutely no exception. However, a solar panel installation may be a bit different than other types of modifications or projects. Here’s what we mean:

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3 Reasons to Invest In A Tesla Powerwall Solar Battery

Posted by Colin Gload on Jun 19, 2019 11:21:42 AM

When it comes to solar energy one of the greatest misconceptions is that by going solar you’ll never have to worry about losing power during an outage. In most cases, this isn’t true. Here’s why.

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Topics: Tesla Powerwall

Can Solar Panels Be Used On A Commercial Space?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jun 13, 2019 10:46:53 AM

When it comes to solar panels, some of the most common discussions are about saving money on your electric bill and doing your part to help the environment. More often than not, these conversations revolve around residential buildings because… well, more people own a home than they do an office building. Are you looking to go solar for an office building? If you say yes, you’d be happy to know that you’ll receive the same advantages as going solar at a residential building.

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Do I Need a Generator with My Solar Panels?

Posted by Colin Gload on Jun 5, 2019 11:07:49 AM

When it comes to having rooftop solar panels, it’s not uncommon for people to assume that they’ll have electricity to power their home during a blackout. And at first blush, this makes sense. Solar panels make electricity. You have solar panels. Ergo, you should have electricity. Unfortunately, that isn’t quite the way it works. But that doesn’t mean that it isn’t possible!

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Topics: Solar Panels