The Ultimate Solar Energy FAQ

How does solar energy work

Solar energy is on the rise. For the past 15 years, use and installation has increased by 20% on an annual basis.
Want to know more about solar energy? Here’s everything you need to know about:

What is solar renewable energy?
Solar renewable energy uses the energy of the sun to generate clean and efficient electricity.

How does solar energy work?
Solar energy uses solar panels to convert the power of the sun into electricity. The solar panels are something called photovoltaic which allows the protons in the solar energy to be converted and stored for later use.

How much does solar energy cost?
While solar panels cost an average of $50,000 per home, many states such as Massachusetts offer tax rebates and Continue reading “The Ultimate Solar Energy FAQ”

Is Your Business Energy Efficient Enough?

Boston solar panel installation

A new trend in solar energy is slowly growing across California and other states. While residential solar power systems are still the bulk of the solar renewable energy industry, companies are looking for ways to increase their solar energy installations in ways that benefit their businesses. The newest trend in corporate solar energy seems to be the installation of solar canopies over parking lots.

According to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, between 35 and 50% of cities are covered in blacktop, which absorbs the sun’s rays and retains heat. Covering parking lots with carports made of solar panels has numerous benefits. Drivers spend less energy cooling cars that have been parked Continue reading “Is Your Business Energy Efficient Enough?”