Understanding how the incoming solar radiation is transformed into useful electricity can be a challenge by itself, but understanding the economics of solar can be even more daunting. After all, the premise of solar energy is entirely different from the
Shade from features in the immediate surroundings of your home can greatly affect the level of solar radiation reaching your panels. Trees and buildings, or other landscape features such as hills, can block incoming radiation and cast a shadow, reducing
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No, we’re not. We will really show you in general terms how you can setup your own off-grid solar power system for $250. Building your own solar power generator is very satisfying, but before we get started, please note
What is an inverter and why do I need one?
Shopping for a solar panel system means considering several factors — one of which is the decision to use either one or more central inverters or a number of micro-inverters. The
Recreational Vehicles, or RVs, are gaining in popularity. It took sometime, but after the recession, consumers are enamored with this big-ticket item once again. Sales of RVs, both motorized and towable units, have increased considerably in the past year. A