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Family of three wearing green shirts standing by a white house with a green door, green windows, and blue rooftop solar panels, reviewing tips on how to go green at home.
Clean Energy10 Tips On How To Go Green At HomeIt's important to go green at home to help the environment. These 10 tips make it simple to become more eco-friendly and lower your carbon footprint.
December 10, 2021
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Three gold coins marked with $REC representing Solar Renewable Energy Credits lie atop blue solar panels, installed on the grey roof of a white house.
FinanceGuide: Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)What Solar Renewable Energy Credits are, how they work, how to sell Solar Renewable Energy Certificates, and the role of SRECs in the clean energy marketplace.
December 9, 2021
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Palmetto
Solar panel technician inspecting the surface of a solar panel, checking to make sure the solar panels are working.
SolarHow Can I Tell If My Solar Panels Are Working?How to tell if your solar panels are working, what to do if your solar panels stop working, and how to make sure your solar panels always work correctly.
December 1, 2021
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The words "DIY Solar" rest atop an image of a tool belt and blueprints on a wooden table.
SolarDIY Solar: Understanding the Pros and ConsDIY solar panels can save you money and give you more control over your solar installation. But there are big cons to consider. Should you do it yourself?
November 30, 2021
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yellow pencil on calendar with pay off solar power system written on the ninth day of the month
SolarSolar Panel Payback Period (Guide)What goes into calculating your solar panel payback period, the average solar power payback period, and how to calculate the return on your investment.
November 29, 2021
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Texas solar incentives
SolarTexas Solar Incentives Available in 2022Learn more about the available Texas solar incentives, tax credits, and rebates that can lower the cost of your solar energy system.
November 18, 2021
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Colored solar panels in five different colors. From left to right, they are red, yellow, green, blue, and black.
SolarColored Solar Panels: Are Black and Blue the Only Options?Options available for colored solar panels, the challenge of making colored panels efficient, Tesla's Solar Roof, and what might be available in the future.
November 12, 2021
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Google's new dragonscale solar roof, created in partnership with SunStyle.
SolarGoogle's New Solar Roof Design: 'Dragonscale'Google and SunStyle created the dragonscale solar roof, a highly textured, prismatic glass solar roof shingle with a unique coating technology.
November 11, 2021
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A black monocrystalline solar panel on the left, and a blue polycrystalline solar panel on the right, separated by VS on a green sunburst.
SolarBlack vs Blue Solar Panels: What’s the Difference?How black and blue solar panels are made, pros and cons of monocrystalline and polycrystalline silicon, and which option is best for your home.
November 10, 2021
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