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What Is Peak Shaving?

Q: What Is Peak Shaving? A: Cutting Your Costs During the Time Periods You Use the Most Energy Once someone moves out of their parents’ basement, they soon discover the urge to save money on their energy bill. This urge leads people to take action, which includes everything from energy efficiency improvements to solar power [...]

Should I Install My Own Solar Panels?

Should I Install My Own Solar Panels? No: Solar Panels are Not a Phone App Everyone loves saving money. And especially in America, there’s also a certain pride in the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to fixing and improving things in your life. Especially mechanical things. It’s the guy who can change his own oil verses the [...]

Can Old Solar Panels Be Recycled?

Can Old Solar Panels Be Recycled? What You Can Do When Your Solar Panels Reach the End of Useful Life Solar panels typically come with 20 or 25-year warranties. That means you can count on them to last much longer than that (it’s now reasonable to hope for 40+ years). But at some point, they [...]