Energy Company Rate Increases in Florida

Like death and taxes, energy rate increases are inevitable, which is why we tell potential customers that the best time to go solar is five years ago and the next best time to go solar is today! Wondering if your energy provider is planning to “up the rent” on your...

Solar News in the Southeast

As we come out of the haze that is Covid, let’s take a look at some solar news in Florida and nearby states. There’s a lot going on when it comes to solar in the southeast. Here are a few snapshots of solar news in the southeastern U.S. Florida Representative...

Solar and Your Roof

So you’re thinking that going solar is a good idea, but you’re wondering, “how does solar affect my roof?” Solar does involve penetrating your roof, but a professionally installed solar system won’t cause leaks or problems, and there is even evidence that it provides...

How Much Solar Do I Need?

How to calculate the number of solar panels you need is important knowledge to have when going solar. Beware anyone who offers you a cookie cutter solar solution! A good solar company will customize a solar panel installation to the home and its energy needs. One way...

What is Net Metering for Solar?

Net metering allows you to get a credit from your utility company for the energy you produce with your solar panels that you don’t use. In Florida, most major utility companies offer net metering, including Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy, TECO, Gulf Power and...

Different Types of Solar Batteries

Are you considering a battery storage option for your solar system? There are four main classes of solar battery storage options. Let’s take a look at the different options and their advantages and disadvantages. Lead-Acid Batteries Flooded lead acid batteries, also...