Wind and Solar Power: Which is Better?

wind and solar power

The Renewable Energy industry is booming!  Wind and solar power are among the most popular alternatives to fossil fuels. Solar power is extracted by solar panels and wind power is generated by wind turbines. When wind turns the turbine blades, its generator converts the rotational energy into mechanical power. That power is then converted into…

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Still Waiting to Switch to Solar Power?

waiting to switch to solar power

Did you wait for solar power to be more affordable?  Were you worried it was just a fad that would be replaced by something more efficient down the road?  In fact, solar power has been around for decades, and while the solar panels become more efficient, or more aesthetically pleasing, the old systems are still…

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How Many Watts Does a Solar Panel Produce?

Recently a woman – we’ll call her Jackie – was considering a solar conversion and sent a question.  Read how her concerns about “how many watts does a solar panel produce” are addressed. From Jackie on How Many Watts a Solar Panel Produces We vegged on the couch one evening, as we often do. Suddenly,…

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Where Solar Power Installations Reign

solar power installations

r is growing more popular than ever in the United States. It is a critical component in the race to reach clean energy goals by 2030. Just where are solar power installations happening?

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Microinverters Impact on Solar Energy

Once upon a time solar panels across America were producing direct current electricity, just like in your batteries.  For that electricity to be used with residential appliances or to connect to the grid, that electricity had to be converted to Alternating Current (AC) using inverters.    Today Microinverters are replacing other inverter options. From String Inverters…

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Even in Pouring Rain, PV Panels Work

if you convert to solar power now, you will begin to realize electricity savings immediately. If you wait, you will be paying another year of electricity with no ROI. Even in pouring rain PV panels work to save you money.

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