Evaluating Solar Panel Performance: Understanding Temperature Coefficient
Most people likely think that the hot and sunny San Antonio climate is optimal for generating solar power. While San Antonio is a great place for solar, the number of […]
How to Read a Solar Panel Spec Sheet
If you have been shopping for solar panels in San Antonio, you’ve likely encountered a solar panel spec sheet. These are important documents to help understand the different aspects of […]
Tier 1 Solar Panels: What Does It Mean?
If you’ve spent time researching which solar panels to buy for your home or business, you have almost surely come across the term “tier 1 solar panels.” This can often […]
Bifacial Solar Panels
Introducing Bifacial Solar Panels One of the most exciting aspects of working in the solar industry is the rapid rate at which technology develops, improving the utility of solar panels […]
Concerned About Hail Damage to Solar Panels? Read This.
If you are considering purchasing solar panels in the New Braunfels area, one thing you may wonder is how tolerant they are to hail. After all, Texas experiences more hail […]
How Half-Cut Cell Panels Can Improve Solar Efficiency in New Braunfels
Like many things, the solar panel industry is undergoing rapid transitions as technology continues to improve. The improvements in solar panel efficiency, cost, and other factors over the past few […]
Open Circuit Voltage for Solar Panels
If you are considering going solar in San Antonio, it’s important to do some research on which type of solar panels is best for your home. A great way of […]
Solar Efficiency Rating: Does It Matter?
If you are in the market for solar panels, you have probably noticed that many manufacturers like to tout their solar efficiency rating. For someone new to the technology, it […]
Solar Tiles in Texas
Solar tiles or solar shingles are considered inefficient in the state of Texas with a lower ROI as a normal asphalt shingle roof. The tiles grew in popularity when Tesla […]
The Inflation Reduction Act 2022: A Win For Solar
Disclaimer: This article is intended to provide information on the federal investment tax credit for those interested. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other financial guidance, nor should […]
The Best Solar Company in San Antonio
What does it take to be the best solar contractor? Cue Rocky Balboa theme song It takes experience. It takes dedication. It takes persistence. It takes the ability to get […]
Photovoltaic Cell Production
A solar powered home makes a pretty crazy concept when you think about it. Solar panels are basically sheets of metal with some sand crackers stuck to its surface that […]
Solar Panel Lifespan
Purchasing solar panels is often compared to purchasing a car. Some choose to pay for them upfront, while others rather finance them; both are expected to generate a ROI; and […]
Best Solar Panel for the San Antonio Area
If you do your research on solar energy, you’re going to notice there’s a lot of types of solar panels. Some are paper thin, some are rectangle boards, some are […]
Types of Solar Power Systems
Often times solar energy contractors talk about a solar power system, but what solar equipment makes up a solar power system? There are three way you can utilize your solar […]
How to spot a good solar sales representative!
Most often, information about the qualities of a great salesperson is developed from the side of the employer, not the buyer. For an employer, the best salespeople achieve high volumes […]
Solar Panels and HOAs
Have you been considering going solar but are not sure if you can since you’re in an HOA? Home Owners Associations can dictate a lot of what you can or […]
Where You Can Install Solar Panels
There are many solar installation companies across Texas. With so many to choose from, why go with one that only offers solar panels on your roof? Though it is the […]
Types of Solar Companies
When searching for solar companies it could be a bit overwhelming. There are over hundreds in the state of Texas alone. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you differentiate between […]
Why Your Business Should Go Solar!
If you own a business in Texas and are dealing with increasing electric bills, then time to consider solar energy. There are many advantages and reasons why commercial solar is […]
6 Things to Look for When Choosing a Solar Company
Going solar can be a lot more complex than people think. But when you have the right solar company by your side it’s a breeze. How long have they been […]
Why Texas is the Best State for Solar Energy.
Are you considering going solar? If you live in Texas and still haven’t gone solar, what are you waiting for? Texas is one of the best states for solar energy. […]
Eight Myths About Solar Energy
Solar energy is continuing to become more popular as more people see how beneficial it is to go solar. In fact, San Antonio was ranked the No. 1 city in […]
What’s Inside a Solar Panel?
Have you ever wondered what’s inside of a solar panel? If you were to take it apart what would there be? Well to answer those questions we have to look […]
Five Steps to Lower The ⚡Bill
Texas energy rates are going up so here are a few tips on how to reduce energy consumption. 1. Use a Smart Thermostat Ever notice your electric bill was higher […]
Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Going Solar
More home and business owners are deciding to go solar as electric companies continue to raise the electricity bill. Before committing to a solar company, it’s important to know what […]
Three tips to Increase the Lifespan of Solar Panels
Like most things in life, solar panels don’t last forever. Solar panels usually last between 25 to 30 years. However, they don’t just stop working after 25 years. They continue […]
Can Solar Panels Cool Your Home?
With hotter temperatures quickly approaching, trying to find a way to cool your home is crucial. Solar panels could be just the thing you need to save money and cool your home.
Hail vs. Solar Panels
Here in south central Texas hail is greatly feared. Mainly because of how costly the damage it leaves behind is. Which makes sense why many people interested in going solar […]
Solar Energy Pros and Cons
Thinking about making one of the best decisions of your life? Solar Edge Pros is here to help! With electric companies raising the bill and looking to continue to raise […]
DIY Panel Maintenance
There are a lot of reasons to go solar: take advantage of the tax credit, increase the value of your property, and reduce your electric bills. Another great reason is […]
IQ-8s, Generators, Batteries Oh My!
A few weeks ago I heard going solar is a way of “harvesting” electricity. Isn’t that neat? It’s like farming, and in many ways going solar is a type of […]
The Microinverter That Is Disrupting the Solar Industry
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on tumblr Share on email Share on print The Enphase IQ8 is the newest type of microinverter […]
Best Direction for Solar Panels
A question that always comes up during an evaluation is where will the solar panels go. The first thing we look for is the roof’s orientation. The more southern-facing your […]
2022 Is Looking Bright For Solar
There are some things best left in 2021: COVID shots, those old sweatpants that lost its drawstring years ago, and your electric bill. What makes 2022 the best year to […]
How Does Net-Metering Work?
So you’re interested in getting solar installed on your home or your business, but not sure because the sun is only up about 60% of the time. No need to […]
How Much Does Residential Solar Cost?
Cost for Home Residential Solar Installation We get asked all the time – how much does solar cost? Homeowners ask to know how much are they going to save. Everyone […]
How to Save Money on the Utility Bill with Solar Power
Are you wondering how you can save money on your utility bill with solar power? The average American family spends $2,060 per year on their utility bills. Of course, the […]
Solar Panel 101: How Much Does It Cost to Power a House with Solar Panels?
As the demand for solar power rises, the cost for it varies. More companies are popping up offering their solar panel kits at different rates. It’s hard to figure out […]
How Solar Energy is Changing the World
The advancement in technology has made it possible for scientists to come up with innovative solutions. From expeditions to the moon, discovering possible life and resources on other planets, exploring […]