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7 New Solar Trends to Save You Money

7 New Solar Trends to Save You Money

Solar has come a long way since American inventor Charles Fritts created the first solar cell in 1883. It’s still an ever changing industry though, with scientists striving to make panels more efficient, more powerful, and more affordable.  We’ve rounded up some of...

6 Reasons Solar Gardens Aren’t Worth It

6 Reasons Solar Gardens Aren’t Worth It

Another form of solar farm is newly emerging in Australia, known as a solar garden. Generally smaller than a full size solar farm, these gardens are designed to allow homeowners without solar access to tap into solar savings by buying a single solar plot. These solar...

7 Reasons to Install a Solar Battery

7 Reasons to Install a Solar Battery

Are you wondering if you should install a battery with your new solar system? Or have you been thinking about adding batteries to an existing system but you’re not sure if they’re the right next step in your solar journey?  Although solar is becoming commonplace, with...

Is North the Best Direction for Solar Panels?

Is North the Best Direction for Solar Panels?

If you’ve spent much time on solar forums or Facebook groups, you may have heard the mantra that north is best for solar panels and no other direction will do. Meanwhile, other people will say this isn’t an issue; any orientation can work.  All these recommendations...