Solar energy is coming like a runaway freight train. The question is, will you be ready when it hits full steam? There are a lot of things that the average homeowner needs to know from net metering and the solar tax credit to solar loans and how solar can benefit you even when the moon is out.

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To give you a taste of what’s coming, here are some posts that will be appearing shortly:

If you’re new to SimpleSolar or you missed some articles, here are a few we think you’ll find informative:

tesla-chargerTesla Powerwall – Finally Cut the Cord

One of the biggest complaints about going solar is the ability to store unused energy generated by solar panels. Without some means of using sunlight energy after the sun goes down, a homeowner is forced to depend on the electric company. But is that still true?


money-rollWhat Is Net Metering and Why You Should Care?

If you’re investigating solar energy for your home, you will at some point come across the expression “net metering”. It’s something you’ll want to familiarize yourself with. Because doing do could mean that your electric utility will be paying YOU!


taxesThe Truth About Solar Tax Credits

You may have heard that solar tax credits will run out by the end of 2016. If you are considering installing solar panels but aren’t quite ready to pull the trigger, is there reason to be concerned?



raining-moneyWhy Are Electric Companies Embracing Solar?

If you’ve looked at your electric utility’s website, you may have seen offers for homeowners to finance solar panels. Now, if that sounds strange, you’re not alone. The first question that might come to mind is, If I use solar, why would I need the electric company?

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