Category: Technology

Technology
Keyoka Kinzy
6 min. read time
Can you charge an EV with solar panels?

Just imagine pushing the accelerator on the latest sleek EV, feeling it take off quicker than your old gas guzzler ever did, and knowing that the energy you’re sending to your motor was generated on your home’s roof and comes from the sun. Zoom, Zoom, indeed! Can you charge an EV with solar panels? Absolutely!…

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Technology
Keyoka Kinzy
5 min. read time
Performance matters: All about solar energy monitoring systems

Let us guess: Solar panels and a solar battery backup have been doing wonders for your home. No doubt you’ve heard about how solar energy can reduce your carbon footprint, or how solar panels could reduce your electricity bills. But what’s all this noise about solar energy monitoring systems? When you invest in a PV…

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Technology
Keyoka Kinzy
6 min. read time
3 reasons why solar panel technology has a bright future

Solar panel technology is on the up and up. Move aside, Jetsons! There are a few technological advancements hotter than flying cars and talking robots on our horizons. Every year, scientists are figuring out better ways to harness one of the most abundant resources on earth — solar energy. Subsequently, the latest solar panel technology…

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Technology
Erica Glory
5 min. read time
Emergency solar battery backup power to the rescue

When you need it most, emergency battery backup power can keep what matters to you up and running. In this blog we’ll break down some of the top benefits of home solar panel batteries so you can best decide “is a home solar battery right for me?” Benefits of Emergency Battery Backup Power: Avoid Surging…

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Technology
Keyoka Kinzy
6 min. read time
Solar Panels + Solar EV Charger = A Fueled Mustang Mach-E

Chances are, you’ve hopped on the electric vehicle (EV) train because you’ve discovered this clean and efficient mode of transportation. Among the best is the Mustang Mach-E, which boasts zero carbon emissions and one of the highest battery performances. Whether you have your EV in the driveway, or you’re still browsing, you want to know…

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Technology
Keyoka Kinzy
6 min. read time
How long do solar batteries last?

If you’re looking for ways to get the most out of your solar system, you might have wondered, “How long do solar batteries last?” A good solar battery can last up to 15 years. That’s quality and efficiency you can’t beat. Solar power systems are steadily taking over the energy game. In the age of…

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Technology
Tara Grant
5 min. read time
EVs + Solar Panels: The Newest Power Couple on Your Block

There’s Mr. Grid who lives down the street from you. Skeptical, nosy, and chained to the electric company since he moved into his home in 1970. Back when electric companies ruled it all. Down the street, a hot new couple moves in. Him: an EV. Her: Solar Panels. Mr. & Mrs. Voltaic. Together, they make…

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Technology
Tara Grant
8 min. read time
Enphase Battery vs Tesla Powerwall 2

A solar battery gives you the power to control your home’s energy at night, during outages, and even during peak grid electricity prices. With a solar battery, you can store solar energy that your solar panels produce. But which is the right battery for your needs? Sit back and relax, we’ve got you covered in…

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Technology
Tara Grant
6 min. read time
Enphase Battery: A Smart, Reliable, Safe and Powerful Battery Solution

Solar panels are a great way to provide your home with reliable, clean solar energy. And we all know that solar power dramatically reduces your energy use from the grid and as a result, your monthly electric bill. However if you don’t have a solar battery backup, you’re missing one crucial component in maximizing your home…

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Technology
Tara Grant
12 min. read time
Is the Tesla Powerwall worth it?

What is a Tesla Powerwall? The Tesla Powerwall 2 is a revolutionary home battery. It can be installed with your solar panel system to self-power your home, day or night. When you go solar, a solar battery storage system is the only way to keep your home powered through outages. It can also help reduce…

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Technology
Tara Grant
4 min. read time
What you need to know about the Tesla Solar Inverter launching soon

Tesla just announced the Tesla Solar Inverter that is due to be launched soon. The Tesla Solar Inverter will complete their set of offerings in home solar products which includes the popular Tesla Powerwall (read: Why the Tesla Powerwall is worth it) and Solar Roof Tiles. Here’s what you need to know about it. What…

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Technology
Tara Grant
7 min. read time
Solar panel efficiency: which solar panels are most efficient?

Why does solar panel efficiency matter? When you’re going solar, you probably want to know how to get the most from your solar energy system. How do you do that? You’ve got to understand solar panel efficiency. Not all solar panels are the same. They come in different sizes and different finishes. But efficiency might…

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