Solar 101

Active vs. Passive Solar Water Heaters

Solar water heaters are one of the most energy-efficient ways to provide hot water for a home. Unlike other water heating systems, the energy source they rely on — sunlight — costs nothing and is emissions-free. They can also work in a range of climates and for a variety of

Do Solar Panels Work in the Winter?

Solar panels work with sunlight, which is plentiful in our North American summers. Now, our days are shorter. Some homeowners might ask whether this is a good time to install residential solar power. They might also wonder how their roof panels will keep up with their winter electricity needs. Solar Power Is

How to Choose the Best Solar Installer

So, you have done your research on the benefits of solar energy and decided to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system to power your property, what now? The next important step is choosing a solar installer to set up the system for you. Picking the right installer is vital since

How To Install Solar Panels

Installing a residential solar system is one of the best decisions you can make. But, if you want to go solar, you should know how to install solar panels. With the knowledge, there are some small solar projects that you can do even if you are not a professional. However,

Solar Energy Pros and Cons

We are becoming increasingly aware of our need for sustainable energy. Learning about this field can feel overwhelming due to factors such as changes in technology and misinformation.  Is solar power all it’s cracked up to be? If you’re looking to make the switch to sustainable energy or are just

What is Solar Energy? How Does Solar Energy Work?

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents What is Solar Energy? Solar energy refers to the light and heat from the sun, which can be utilized in raw form or harnessed and converted into usable heat or electricity. Solar energy is captured using various

What is Electricity?

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Electricity Definition and Basic Terms Associated with Electricity What is electricity? The answer to this question is key to understanding how the energy is generated, how it works, and its importance to the human race. Electricity is

Most Innovative Solar Projects Around the World

New technologies and inventions in the solar industry have gone large-scale in recent years, resulting in the development of innovative solar projects across the world. The fact that most countries are adopting solar power has helped increase the percentage of renewables in the energy mix. Currently, renewable energy accounts for

What is Renewable Energy?

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents We’ve all heard the buzzwords “renewable energy,” and we know that it’s a good thing. We also know that it is one of the fastest-growing sectors. Its global market was valued at over $928 billion in 2017