How to Plan for Your Home Solar Panel System

Getting the Most from a Residential Solar System

Installing solar panels on the roof of your home is the best way to reduce (or even eliminate) your monthly electricity bill and make a positive impact on the environment. But regardless of whether you’re going solar because you’re looking to save money on your bills or help protect the environment, one of the things that you want to do is to prepare your home for your solar panel installation. more “How to Plan for Your Home Solar Panel System”

What Is the Average Cost of Going Solar for a Residential Home?

How Much on Average Does Residential Solar Cost?

Solar panels are more affordable than ever, and when you take into account all the flexible financing options that are available, residential solar is more accessible to a large portion of the population who might have never thought solar was within their grasp. But as low as prices have dropped in recent years, having solar panels installed on a home can still be a costly endeavor for many households. more “What Is the Average Cost of Going Solar for a Residential Home?”

3 Financial Questions to Ask Before Going Solar

Preparing Your Finances Before Purchasing Residential Solar

As with any major home improvement, adding solar energy to your home comes with a sizable price tag attached. Even though the cost of going solar has dropped substantially since the technology was first introduced, it’s still a project that can cost upwards of $24,000 or more, depending on the size and scale of your system.

For this reason, solar’s cost is one of the most common topics of discussion between solar installers and their clients. To help ensure that your solar energy system can meet all your needs and expectations, including your financial concerns, it is important to ask your contractor the following three financial questions. more “3 Financial Questions to Ask Before Going Solar”

Understanding the Impact of Solar on Your Home

How Will Solar Impact a Residential Home? Assessing Style, Roof, Finances and More

Making the decision to go solar requires you to take a lot more into consideration than just how much money you might be able to save on your monthly energy bills. Like most major home improvements, solar can have a lasting impact on your home, so you need to understand the full picture before you find yourself dealing with something you weren’t prepared for.

In this guide, you’ll learn about the different ways solar can impact your home, so you can make the right decision for your home’s energy needs. more “Understanding the Impact of Solar on Your Home”

Solar Panel Safety: Precautions, Maintenance, Hazards, and Safety Measures  

What Solar Panel Owners Need to Know About Maintenance and More

Once a solar system is installed and up and running, it will require very little maintenance to keep providing clean energy to the home. But this doesn’t mean that it is totally maintenance free. In fact, most manufacturers recommend some degree of maintenance to be performed four times per year to ensure the system is operating at peak performance.

Because solar panels convert the sun’s rays into energy, they can pose a risk to homeowners who don’t take the proper safety measures when cleaning and maintaining their systems. In this post, you’ll learn how to practice proper solar panel safety by first understanding the system’s maintenance needs and taking the necessary steps to ensure you’re safe at all times while cleaning your panels. more “Solar Panel Safety: Precautions, Maintenance, Hazards, and Safety Measures  “

Is It Possible to Expand My Residential Solar Panel System?  

Can I Get Even More From My Residential Solar Panels?

When purchasing a solar panel system for your home, it is important to understand approximately how much electricity your home uses, so your installer can design a system that can meet whatever your expectations are. But it’s also important to know that every residential solar customer is different, and that not everyone wants a solar system that can provide 100% of their daily energy needs.

In fact, it’s not uncommon for some solar customers to have smaller systems installed to help them save money on their energy bills, but not replace their grid-delivered energy completely. As is often the case, however, these customers can wind up regretting their decisions once they discover the value and reliability of solar energy. And it is for this reason that so many former customers contact their solar installers to inquire about expanding their solar panel systems.

If you recently had solar panels installed on your home but now you’re wishing you had a larger system installed, here’s everything you need to know about expanding your system. more “Is It Possible to Expand My Residential Solar Panel System?  “

Residential Homeowner’s Guide to Federal Tax Rebates for Solar Power in 2023

Understanding the 2023 Federal Tax Rebates for Solar

With the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act, Congress extended the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit until the end of 2034. Under the old legislation, the tax credit was going to fall to 22% in 2023, but now that amount has been increased to 30% under the new law. In fact, under the new law, solar customers who have their residential solar panels installed and placed online by the end of 2032 will be eligible for the 30% tax credit.

Residential customers who wait until 2033 will see their tax credit drop to 26%, followed by another drop 22% in 2034, after which the credit is set to expire.

In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the Federal Tax Rebates for Solar Power for 2023. more “Residential Homeowner’s Guide to Federal Tax Rebates for Solar Power in 2023”

The Best Ways to Pay for Residential Solar in 2023

How Should You Pay for Home Solar Panels This Year?

If price has been what’s keeping from enjoying all the benefits that come from owning a solar system, you’re not alone. But the great thing is that today there are several financing options that can help you overcome that hurdle by making solar more convenient and affordable. Along with manufacturer rebates and a substantial federal tax incentive, solar could even more affordable than you think.

In this guide, we’ll review some of the best ways to pay for residential solar in 2023. With so many different paths to affording solar, there’s sure to be a solution for everybody. more “The Best Ways to Pay for Residential Solar in 2023”

2023 Solar Guide: Factors to Consider When Financing Residential Solar

Considering Financing Residential Solar in 2023? Read This First

After a rough 2022, which saw solar prices rise for the first time in years due to things like inflation and supply chain issues, things are starting to get back under control and the industry should return to form at some point in 2023. In fact, with supply chain problems already clearing up and with inflation starting to wane, things are already looking up.

And with so many different financing options now available that can help homeowners afford their solar installations, there’s no reason why 2023 won’t be another great year for solar. But of course, to get the best experience possible, you will want to know what factors to consider when choosing to finance your residential solar installation with a solar loan. So, here are seven factors you will want to pay attention to when financing your home’s solar installation. more “2023 Solar Guide: Factors to Consider When Financing Residential Solar”

Will Residential Solar Power Get Cheaper in 2023?

Sorting Out the Cost of Residential Solar Power for 2023

The cost of technology always drops over time because ongoing research and development make it possible for manufacturers to produce their products more efficiently and for less money. This is why modern televisions, computers, and other tech products sell for a fraction of what they used to. And this is likewise why the cost of residential solar has decreased significantly since it was first made available to homeowners before suffering a setback with elevated prices in 2022. more “Will Residential Solar Power Get Cheaper in 2023?”