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by Kelly Anderson, on Sep 18, 2020 5:15:00 PM

The Panel Lifespan We Can Guarantee As a solar installer, one of the top questions we get asked is, “How long do solar panels last?” If you’re investing in a …

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Topics:Solar PanelSolar Panel Installation

by Kelly Anderson, on Aug 12, 2020 8:44:00 AM

Making Sure Your Rooftop Is a Good Fit for Solar You’ll often hear the advice that to benefit from solar panels, you need to live somewhere sunny with a south-facing …

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Topics:Solar PanelShading AnalysisSolar Panel Installation

by Kelly Anderson, on Aug 4, 2020 11:44:34 AM

How a Solar System for Your Home Really Works Solar power usage has skyrocketed in recent years, with more homeowners than ever choosing to ‘go solar.’ From tax credits to …

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Topics:Solar PanelNet MeteringBatteriesCold Weather

by Cody McGowan, on Jul 24, 2020 10:10:00 AM

Let’s Get Technical. You’ve probably seen shiny panels on the rooftops of neighboring houses, businesses, and even in fields in town. We all know that solar panels produce energy, just …

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Topics:Solar PanelNet Metering

by Ryan Davis, on Nov 8, 2019 12:00:00 PM

State and federal incentives offset solar panel costs for a lower monthly bill There’s no denying that adding solar panels to your Chicago home seems like a big investment. But …

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Topics:Solar PanelSRECNet Metering

by Ryan Davis, on Nov 6, 2019 2:06:16 PM

Save money and minimize stress with our all-in-one installation services Investing in a solar installation for your Champaign, IL property doesn't have to be complicated. Thanks to federal and local …

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Topics:Solar PanelIllinois Tax CreditSREC