Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

Solar power is more popular in the United States than ever before, in part, because solar prices have dropped by nearly 70% since 2014. However, when we talk to homeowners interested in installing solar panels on their homes, almost all of them have the same question:...
Inflation Got You Down? Go Solar Now!

Inflation Got You Down? Go Solar Now!

Our Charlotte-area clients often ask, “How much are electricity prices going up in North and South Carolina in 2022?” Everyone notices the increasing cost of gas, groceries, and virtually everything else. What will happen with our power bills, which are...
Duke Energy Reaches Deal on Residential Solar

Duke Energy Reaches Deal on Residential Solar

Duke Energy has filed an agreement with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) that will align solar adopter compensation to utility system benefits and create long-term stability for the residential solar industry in North Carolina.   The filing:  ...
New York Times: 2022 Is a Critical Year for EVs

New York Times: 2022 Is a Critical Year for EVs

The New York Times reported that “Sales of cars powered solely by batteries surged in the United States, Europe and China last year, while deliveries of fossil fuel vehicles were stagnant. Demand for electric cars is so strong that manufacturers are requiring...
October 2021 Update: Cost of Electricity is Skyrocketing!

October 2021 Update: Cost of Electricity is Skyrocketing!

The price of electricity in October increased 6.5% from the same month a year ago while consumer expenses paid to utilities for gas went up 28%, according to numbers released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fuel oil rose 59%, and costs for propane,...
Get Ready for Skyrocketing Winter Heating Bills

Get Ready for Skyrocketing Winter Heating Bills

An increasing amount of data is showing that American’s are in for increasing energy costs due to supply shortages combined with inflation. The pain could start this winter. The time has never been better to hedge against this trend with rooftop solar.  ...