Do solar panels use light or heat?

Do solar panels use light or heat?

Do solar panels use light or heat to generate electricity? Confusion over the impact of heat and light in solar power starts with the fact that there are different types of solar power. One type of power: solar thermal, does use the sun’s light to generate heat which can be used for things like household…

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3 things to consider when going solar

3 things to consider when going solar

A guide 3 things to consider when going solar When talking to solar companies make sure to keep these 3 things in mind. Choosing the wrong one will cost you a lot of money.   1. Reputation How long has the company been in business? If a solar company tells you their product has a…

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Is my roof good for solar?

Is my roof good for solar?

Is my roof good for solar? If you’re considering a rooftop solar installation, chances are you’ve already done some research about the many benefits of commercial solar power—beyond lower energy costs. But before you can take advantage of any available tax incentives, green credits or net metering options, you need to know if your building can actually support the solar…

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Do solar panels need cleaning?

do solar panels need cleaning

Do solar panels need cleaning? This question arises from homeowners regularly, and it’s understandable given that no one wants to worry about climbing up on a roof to care for their solar panels. Solar panels work by converting sunlight into electricity, so the cleaner your panels are, the more efficiently they’ll be able to generate…

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Do solar panels work in cloudy weather?

Do solar panels work in cloudy weather

Do solar panels work in cloudy weather? Clouds gather. The sky grows dark. A solar homeowner may naturally wonder: Do solar panels work in cloudy weather? While of course solar panels need sunlight to produce energy, it’s important to learn how cloudy conditions can affect the efficiency of solar energy generation and how factors such…

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2021 Go Green and Save Rebate!

SunPower Rebates are Here!

2021 Go Green and Save Rebate! Now going green can put even more green back in your wallet. Chose from two deals: For a limited time, get a SunPower Equinox® solar system and get a $1,000 rebate or a SunPower Equinox® solar system with SunVault™ storage and get a $1,500 rebate. Then watch your monthly…

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Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient?

Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient?

Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient? Most homeowners have limited space on their roof to set up a photovoltaic (PV) solar system. In a word, they’re looking for efficiency: How can they get the most kilowatt hours out of the fewest panels?  In a word, SunPower.  SunPower’s solar panels are widely acknowledged to be the…

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What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?

What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer?    What Should You Know When Choosing A Solar Installer? Making the switch to photovoltaic (PV) solar power is a big change – an investment both financially and for the future. More people are doing it because they recognize solar power’s unique ability to save money long-term and lessen their…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight Javier Latre

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we shine a spotlight on one of esaSolar’s owners, Javier Latre Gorbe. Javier was born in the port city of Valencia, Spain. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in process manufacturing management. According to the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)‘s 2020 annual Solar Jobs…

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Changes to Net Energy Metering in California

Why Choose SunPower?

Changes to Net Energy Metering in California Changes to Net Energy Metering in California are coming California — If you have been looking for the right time to go solar, now is the time. After early next year, people who switch to solar will not enjoy the same perks that they do now. Changes to…

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