Tax day 2019 is reminder that 30 percent solar credit expires at end of year

Tax day 2019 is reminder that 30 percent solar credit expires at end of year

Monday marks the final day to file your income taxes, and many of you probably noticed in filling out this year’s forms how personal exemptions have been eliminated and itemized...
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​How Many Solar Panels Will I Need to Power My Home?

​How Many Solar Panels Will I Need to Power My Home?

When thinking about installing solar panels on your home, one of the first things you need to find out is how many solar panels your home will need to generate...
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​How to Prepare for Solar Panel Installation

​How to Prepare for Solar Panel Installation

There is enough solar capacity in the U.S. to power 12.3 million homes, and many more homeowners are considering a solar panel installation for their home. If you’ve been thinking...
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​How Solar Power for Homes Is Changing The Nation

​How Solar Power for Homes Is Changing The Nation

Clean, renewable solar power is being used by everyone from homeowners to utilities as a reliable source of electricity. Its popularity is driven by less expensive, more efficient solar panels....
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​How Solar Energy Works on Cloudy Days

​How Solar Energy Works on Cloudy Days

When thinking about installing solar panels on your roof, you may wonder if solar panels work in cloudy weather. Of course, your panels will generate the most solar energy on...
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Study: Coal ash contaminating groundwater at 90 percent of monitored U.S. sites

Study: Coal ash contaminating groundwater at 90 percent of monitored U.S. sites

We’ve seen snippets that coal ash ponds across the U.S. are contaminating groundwater. But according to a wide-ranging study of coal ash ponds that are subject to groundwater monitoring, we...
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New DTE Energy increase could be ahead, so why not switch to solar?

New DTE Energy increase could be ahead, so why not switch to solar?

Rate increases are nothing new for electricity customers to bear. DTE Energy customers are no different, and there are a number of groups unhappy about the latest proposed increase, per...
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Winter power outages? POWERHOME’s battery solution can help with that

Winter power outages? POWERHOME’s battery solution can help with that

In our northern markets that deal with wintry weather, it’s not hard to find recent stories where thousands of power customers have been without electricity for a time. Any of...
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GUEST BLOG: Solar at schools to change the way we power communities

GUEST BLOG: Solar at schools to change the way we power communities

From time to time, POWERHOME Solar likes to open the floor to guest bloggers as a way of showcasing the public’s interest in solar. Today, we are grateful to welcome...
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Solar installer the fastest-growing job in North Carolina, 7 other states

Solar installer the fastest-growing job in North Carolina, 7 other states

The solar industry employs over 250,000 people in the United States, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. The person writing this article is among them, as are all of...
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