Guides

The Pros and Cons of Small Portable Generators for Camping

Traditionally portable generators are known for emergencies rather than a peaceful camping trip in the woods. But small portable generators are a great item to include on your camping checklist. There are certain creature...

Guide to the Federal Solar Tax Credit in 2023

If you are a U.S. taxpayer interested in installing a solar system in your primary home, the federal solar tax credit might save you another 30 percent on the current solar system cost. And...

Solar Generators vs. Gas Generators – What’s the Difference and Which is Best for You? 

Looking for a generator to power up your appliances and devices in the home? Is your choice a toss-up between a solar generator and a gas generator? Read on for a closer look at...

Mini Portable Air Conditioners: 10 Things to Consider Before You Buy

Mini portable air conditioners are a hot commodity on the market today. With global heatwaves in 2022 hitting records, and with no sign of slowing, mini air conditioners can give some respite. They’re...

Power Outages: The Complete Guide to Why and How to Stay Prepared

Power outages aren’t anything new, but it’s often only when we experience a blackout that we realize how much we rely on electricity. While many homes in the north have backup generators ready for...

Solar Charge Controller Basics: How To Choose One & What To Avoid In 2022

Solar charge controllers are a key part of any solar set up. Or are they? Read to learn what they are and why you might not need one in 2022.

What are Microgrids and can they Empower our Future?

A microgrid is a power grid on a small scale that can power up surrounding buildings in a neighborhood or community. Microgrids are not a new invention, and with the help of new technology and...

How much energy does an average house use?

Bills, bills, electricity bills. Each month we all dread receiving them. You may know how much you’re spending - but are you aware of how much energy you’re consuming daily or monthly? Or the...

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