Solar Panels

Do Solar Panel Installations Damage Your Home’s Roof?

Many concerns may pop up when considering installing solar panels. One fear many homeowners have is whether or not installing a solar array will damage a home’s roof.  Solar panels will not inherently damage your...

8 Ways To Protect Your Solar Panels from Hail Storm Damage

Solar panels are surprisingly durable. In most storms, they can withstand the weather onslaughts that come. Even hail is usually not enough to damage your solar panels. But in severe hailstorms, the beating might...

How Does Snow Affect Solar Panels and What Can You Do About it?

When you buy solar panels, you might think your home gets plenty of direct sunlight. Your photovoltaic (PV) panels capture that sunlight, and your solar power system converts it to electricity, reducing your carbon...

How to Prepare Your Solar Panels for Winter

If you’ve installed solar panels for your home, one concern may be the efficiency of your array and how much power it can generate during the cold winter months. It makes sense to assume...

How to Prevent Hurricane Damage to Your Solar Panels

Solar power systems can make you energy independent and reduce your carbon footprint. But even the most durable solar panels can be vulnerable to extreme weather events like hurricanes. If you live somewhere where hurricanes...

Solar Charge Controllers: A Complete Guide

Solar charge controllers, also known as solar regulators, convert the raw power delivered from a PV solar panel into a usable charge for the battery. Charge controllers sit between the panels and the batteries,...

What Is a DC to DC Battery Converter? A Quick Overview

In a solar power system, you collect solar energy through panels capable of generating high voltages. The batteries in which you store energy, though, have lower capacities. To regulate the flow through this system,...

The Complete Guide to Solar Panels

There are many different types of solar power systems and a virtually infinite number of applications. But the core component in all solar energy systems is the solar panel. Panels come in various types: rigid...

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