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“It’s really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof.” Bill Gates
“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” -Thomas Edison, 1931
Albert Einstein was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for Physics for his explanation of the photoelectric effect.

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Solar Facts

June 01, 2017

Solar is growing WAY faster than the experts have been predicting!

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Net Metering Explained by MPSC

Solar Incentives by each State

What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Click on the State where your interest in renewables is.

This calculator is used by the utilities to determine their customers home use.

See how much power you use.

Many homeowners want to know about energy use in their home.  This calculator is a way to estimate how much energy that may be.  This website also has a lot of other valuable links that will show the value of saving energy in other areas.  Enjoy!

Solar Estimator. PVWatts is one tool to use to determine production for your solar electric system.  

 

THIS CALCULATOR DOES NOT TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE RISE OF POWER COSTS OR TAX INCENTIVES WHEN DETERMINING DOLLAR VALUE PER YEAR.

Your solar installation firm will help with that part of the equation.

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Michigan Public Service Commission Explains Net Metering for Michigan Customers.  

Category 1 = less than 20 kW

Category 2 = greater than 20 kW and less than 150 kW

Category 3 = 150 kW and above.

HGTV Star Jonathan Scott understands the value of renewable energy.

One of the biggest criticisms against wind and solar energy has been quashed

With limited maintenance, your solar photovoltaic system will operate at peak performance for many years.

Hail impact test. Replicates a natural hail storm by dropping a 1.1-pound, one-inch steel ball onto solar panels from a height of 13 feet. Then we repeat this up to 20 times in the same place on at least 11 different points of impacts.

What other questions do you have?  We'd be more than happy to research and post an answer.

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How Much Energy Do I Use? #1

How Much Electricity Will My Solar Array Make?

How Much Energy Do I Use? #2

Hail Testing a Solar Panel

Solar Panel Cleaning Practices

One of the biggest criticisms against Solar Quashed

HGTV Star talks solar energy