residential solar energy Articles

  • How residential solar energy can save you money

    A company is emerging; one that allows American homeowners to produce their own clean, green, renewable energy from the sun and keep the energy savings every month – year after year. You save thousands of dollars powering your home with solar generated electricity.It is not just the American Dream any longer. It is possible for U.S. homeowners to save money on their energy bills, month after ...


    By Solargies

  • Residential Installs Case Study

    All over the country, homeowners are beginning to recognize the value of solar power. With ever falling manufacturing costs, combined with tax credits, incentives and rebates, solar power systems are more affordable now than ever for the average residential consumer. Solar Energy USA is proud of the solar solutions we've installed, helping people realize substantial savings in their power bills ...


    By Solar Energy USA

  • 3 Ways to Decide if Solar is Right for Your Home

    So, you’ve heard about solar energy and how beneficial it can be, but you may be unsure if you can make it work for your home. Maybe you’re not even sure where to start, and it’s discouraging. Almost discouraging enough to make you give up the dream of a solar powered house. But in a last-ditch effort, you’ve scoured the internet to find a list of things to ponder when ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • Exploring Solar Power Growth in the USA

    Industry Data, Trends, and Stats From 2019 and Beyond You probably won’t be surprised to hear that solar energy has experienced drastic growth in recent years. In fact, most of us see it used in our communities every day – from street signs illuminated by solar energy to fields of solar panels used for residential and commercial properties. Many of us consider the ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • The Future of Oil vs. Solar Energy – Which Is the Smart Choice?

    The Future of Oil vs. Solar Energy – Which Is the Smart Choice?Environmental Faceoff: Oil vs. Solar Using gasoline to power vehicles has been the popular choice in the United States since motor vehicles went mainstream. But have you ever stopped to think about whether there’s a more economically and environmentally friendly option? After all, every one ...


    By Cedar Creek Energy

  • Meet Quintin Mecke on Climate Ride Bears Ears

    We caught up with Quintin Mecke, who is embarking on his second Climate Ride mountain biking tour this year! Hey Q, why did you sign up? “How could I not participate?  I love cycling, I love people, I love the planet and I am a firm believer that actions (especially when on two wheels!) speak louder than words. For all of us, the time is now ...


    By Climate Ride

  • Phoebe Moore Riding to Fight Climate Despair

    Meet Phoebe Moore, the captain of Team Moms Biking Off Steam. She is a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders in children, teen, and adults. She has been deeply concerned about climate change and knows that we all need to take action. As a mom and child psychologist, she has chosen to take on the challenge of riding from Bar Harbor to Boston to spread the message that we can ...


    By Climate Ride

  • Renewable Energy - A Key Solution to End Global Warming

    Scientists have spent years trying to find the causes of global warming leading to significant changes in the world’s climate. Their research shows that several factors have contributed to the rise of earth’s temperature and altering of natural cycles and actions. One key reason is excessive emission of greenhouse gases like, methane and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. These ...


    By Vista Solar

  • Burt Highway Michigan Solar Installation Case Stufy

    Patriot Solar Group worked in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to Consumers. ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Mathie Residence Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Owner and CEO of Patriot Solar Group, Jeff Mathie, had a solar installment completed at his home near Duck Lake in Central Michigan. The installment complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Lower energy prices: Now you see them, now you don’t

    When combined with efficiency, solar homes can achieve ‘net zero’ – they consume no more energy than they produce. It is likely we will see a growing number of net zero homes built as more states reach what is called ‘grid parity’ – the cost of solar energy becomes no higher than the power we buy from our utility. Industry insiders say that about a dozen states already have reached this goal.This ...

  • Getting Started with Remote Solar Sales

    Making the transition from meeting your customers in-person to conducting your solar sales 100% remote for the first time can seem daunting, but it can be done. Some of the most successful and fastest growing solar companies have already adopted remote sales processes. Several advantages of ...


    By Aurora Solar Inc.

  • Home is where the sun is

    The numbers stack up nicely: Three Staten Island homes, three rooftops, 62 solar panels and 19,236kW of projected energy generated each year. All three newly-solar-powered homes are neighbors, and they all switched to solar power with NRG Home Solar on the same day. But what do the numbers really mean, and how do they translate into energy savings? We’re glad you asked. (Even ...

  • Top U.S. Solar States

    Solar is on the rise in the United States. As of March 2016, Solar Energy Industries Association released figures showing the top states for solar power. Here are a few states that are shining bright when it comes to solar. New York New York has ...

  • Top U.S. Solar States

    Solar is on the rise in the United States. As of March 2016, Solar Energy Industries Association released figures showing the top states for solar power. Here are a few states that are shining bright when it comes to solar. New York New York has ...


    By Clearway Community Solar

  • This Isn’t Just A Job, This is Our Future

    In his recent remarks at the National Clean Energy Summit, President Obama pointed out that last year “the solar industry added jobs 10 times faster than the rest of the economy” (see White House fact sheet) while noting the essential role solar plays in our ...

  • Gresham Highway Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to supply and install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array consisting of 40 panels. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • 5 Things to Know Before Going Solar

    The US Department of Energy predicts that 3.8 million homes will be solar-powered by 2020. Are you thinking about going solar? Here are 5 questions to consider before making the leap. What incentives are available? Solar has become affordable in recent years, with payment options now offered to homeowners based on tax incentives and legislation on a state-by-state basis. ...

  • Overcoming the dirty secret of clean energy

    A dirty secret of clean energy is that being green can be an expensive pursuit. The cost of solar panels and hybrid cars is declining, but they remain too expensive for many people. As a result, the green energy movement is often viewed as an upper-income trend in the United States.But a recent survey indicates energy efficiency may be a more egalitarian product.The intent of “The 2008 Energy ...

  • Time to `like` the energy internet

    We hear a lot about the upcoming democratization of energy.  But with the average consumer thinking about energy only six minutes per year, it’s fair to wonder if ...

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