Top 5 reasons solar is great for Michigan
There are many myths and questions about solar power in Michigan and if it is good for home and business owners.
Here are the top 5 reasons why solar is great for Michigan.
What Uses the Most Energy in Your Home?
In practically every house in America, money is being wasted on energy consumption. That’s because the average electricity spend per year is $1,368.36, and 35% of the power used is actually wasted.
This is neither good for your bank account or the environment.
In this article, learn about what uses the most energy in your home.
Clean energy is heavily populating the state of Michigan. As of 2020, Michigan has 208.30MW of solar installed, enough to power 32,211 homes. This trend can be attributed to these 3 conditions:
1. Michigan residents pay extremely high electricity bills
2. Overall, solar power is gaining visibility and capturing the interest of people wanting to make a difference for the environment
3. Financial incentives are making the transition easier
Effortless Ways to Save Energy at HomeHomes need energy to function, from heating and cooling to running appliances to lighting indoor spaces. It’s important, however, not to use too much energy while serving these important purposes and to conserve energy wherever possible, as its production comes at a cost to the climate. Here are some simple steps for saving energy at home.
Facts About Solar Energy That Might Surprise YouAfter decades of development and political debate about solar energy, the industry is finally ready to stand on its own. Solar power projects around the world are beating fossil fuels on price without subsidies, and each time they do, the future looks a little brighter. But there’s still a lot most people don’t know about solar energy. Here are 10 things that may surprise you.
Solar Fundamentals: What’s the Difference Between AC vs. DC?If you’re new to solar, there’s a lot to learn — you can’t just plug the panels into the wall and call it a day. In today’s article, we cover one of the core topics every installer needs to understand about electricity: the difference between two types of electric current, AC and DC.
Most of us are thrilled when the snow falls.Yet we’ve heard questions from some solar homeowners about the effect of snow on their systems. What should you do about snow on solar panels?
Ultimate Guide: How Do Solar Panels Work?Keeping your home efficient, affordable and green doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. In fact, did you know that with the advances in technology, we are able to make solar energy alternatives cheaper than ever?
We estimate that solar panels lose about 1% of their production every year. Is that estimate accurate…
Photovoltaic (PV) modules typically come with 25 year warranties that guarantee tha the panels will produce at least 80% of the rated power after 25 years of use. The general rule of thumb is that panels will degrade by about 1% each year. Is that rule accurate?