DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold snap. Why not go solar instead?

DTE asks customers to use less electricity during cold snap. Why not go solar instead?

The polar vortex inhabiting much of the Midwest continues to linger, with a thaw-out not expected until the weekend. That has led DTE Energy to call on its customers to...
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DTE to address power line hazards following woman’s electrocution death

DTE to address power line hazards following woman’s electrocution death

The Michigan Public Service Commission recently approved a plan from DTE Energy that will have the utility bolstering its emergency storm response and funding public education efforts regarding the hazards of...
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Dominion Energy installing 2 big solar projects, and charging customers for it

Dominion Energy installing 2 big solar projects, and charging customers for it

Last week in Virginia, state regulators approved plans by Dominion Energy to build two solar plants totaling 240 megawatts, which is good news for clean energy. The interesting aspect is...
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How POWERHOME’s solar panel battery storage solution works for you

How POWERHOME’s solar panel battery storage solution works for you

Power outages are typical during winter months, as the weight of snow and freezing rain, along with high winds, can wreak havoc on power lines. While power companies do work...
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How long do solar panels last?

How long do solar panels last?

When you begin to think about investing in a solar system installation, the question of how long do solar panels last is bound to come up. It’s hard to calculate...
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Remembering the importance of seasonality with solar panel production

Remembering the importance of seasonality with solar panel production

We’re well into the winter season, and for those with solar panels, you may be looking at your power bill and wondering why you’re not seeing the production and savings...
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Why the Barnes family went solar

Why the Barnes family went solar

Jill Barnes had often thought about getting solar panels, but it wasn’t until she saw an ad for POWERHOME Solar that she acted on the desire. The end result has...
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Report shows how much coal ash is generated in Michigan

Report shows how much coal ash is generated in Michigan

The great thing about electricity generated by solar panels is that it is clean and renewable. That stands in contrast to electricity generated by burning fossil fuels such as coal...
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DTE Energy fined $840,000 for violating billing, shutoff rules

DTE Energy fined $840,000 for violating billing, shutoff rules

Sometimes it can feel like you’re powerless when working with power companies. But DTE Energy customers scored a win recently when the Michigan Public Service Commission fined the utility company...
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The most efficient type of solar panels

The most efficient type of solar panels

Since solar panels can last up to 30 years or more, the solar panels you choose now will impact your energy production and cost savings in the foreseeable future. Choosing...
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