Buying solar panels for your home

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There are three different paths to putting solar panels on your roof. You can purchase them outright, you can lease them or you can choose to be a solar utility customer (also known as a power purchasing agreement, or PPA). Each of these three paths has its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we'll ...

The smart way to go solar – the Sunmetrix way!

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Going solar is gaining in popularity but if you are thinking of making the transition, then you want to go about it in the smartest way possible. Would you buy a car without taking a test drive, or researching your options, consulting reviews and shopping around for the best price? Installing solar panels is a ...

Sunmetrix Winner of SunShot Catalyst Business Innovation Contest

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We are proud to announce that Sunmetrix is one of seventeen winners of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Catalyst Business Innovation contest. Working together with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Topcoder.com over the next three months, Sunmetrix will be participating in the prototyping phase of the challenge, with access to $25,000 in ...

What North America can learn from PVGIS

When it comes to renewable energy, Europe has traditionally been a powerhouse. Despite the recent economic hardship in the region, Europe continues to be a leader in the sector. One of the key reasons for this leadership role is the decades-long support of governments to develop core capabilities for manufacturing, installing and operating renewable energy ...