How do you use solar for charging electric vehicle

If you’re looking for a way to save on your energy costs, installing solar panels is a great option. Homes with solar panels typically sell for 1% more than homes without them, according to Zillow. However, if you don’t have enough roof space to install solar panels, you can consider solar carports. Solar carports are… Continue reading How do you use solar for charging electric vehicle

Electrical panel upgrades for PV installations in Hawaii

One of the earliest assessments Upgrading your main electrical service panel, commonly referred to as a Main Panel Upgrade (MPU), is a great way to improve the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system. By installing new circuit breakers, you can be sure that your electrical system can handle the increased demand of modern… Continue reading Electrical panel upgrades for PV installations in Hawaii

How often do you have to replace PV solar panels in Hawaii?

What happens when solar panels degrade? When solar PV panels degrade, their performance declines and they produce less electricity. The rate at which they degrade depends on a number of factors, including the type of material they are made of, the environment they are exposed to, and the amount of sunlight they receive. The most common… Continue reading How often do you have to replace PV solar panels in Hawaii?

What is Hawaii’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) policy and is it still important in 2022?

What is net energy metering in Hawaii? Net energy metering (NEM) is an electricity policy in the United States that allows customers with solar photovoltaic systems (PV) to offset the cost of their electric bill by receiving compensation for the excess electricity they generate. NEM has been a key driver of the rapid growth of… Continue reading What is Hawaii’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) policy and is it still important in 2022?

Advancements in Solar in 2022

In 2022, solar energy has become more popular than it already was in the previous years, thanks to technological advancements and new research that have made solar even more accessible to people who want to use clean energy and reap its financial benefits as well. For an exclusive look at some of the most cutting-edge… Continue reading Advancements in Solar in 2022

What you can do for Energy Advocacy if you’re in Hawaii?

Hawaii has been one of the most active states on the subject of solar energy over the past years due to the fact that Hawaii is one of the sunniest places in the US. What you may not know, is that Hawaii has some of the strongest state-level policies in place to promote clean energy.… Continue reading What you can do for Energy Advocacy if you’re in Hawaii?

How do solar panels affect my home insurance in Oahu?

Why do I need insurance for my Oahu home’s solar panels?   Solar energy systems that are attached to your house are considered permanent attachments, so the cost to insure them is typically rolled into your homeowners coverage. What will change when you install these panels is the coverage limit on your policy. You’ll want to… Continue reading How do solar panels affect my home insurance in Oahu?

Should I still buy PV solar panels for my home in Hawaii in 2022?

Solar Panels For Your Hawaii Home   Solar panels for homes in Hawaii are a great way to save money on your energy bill, even in 2022. Most people know by now, that by installing solar panels on your home, you can reduce your energy usage from 50% to 80%. Solar panels are a great… Continue reading Should I still buy PV solar panels for my home in Hawaii in 2022?

Debunking 5 Solar Energy Myths

Solar power is no longer a new technology. Although almost everyone is familiar with the idea of solar powers and using the Sun’s radiation as an energy source to power our homes and offices, there is still a lot of misinformation out there.