The Iceland effect | Powered by Renewable Energy

The Iceland effect | Powered by Renewable Energy

In a time when climate change is making headlines with dire predictions, countries throughout the world are looking for sustainable energy solutions. Against this background, Iceland stands out as a...
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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 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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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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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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How do solar panels help the environment?

How do solar panels help the environment?

Thanks to advances in solar technologies, millions of homeowners are starting to understand the myriad ways solar energy and other clean energy resources are helping the environment. Top 5 Benefits...
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Where are solar panels best placed on my roof?

Where are solar panels best placed on my roof?

Solar panel technology has come a long way in recent years, as the cost for solar has decreased more than 70 percent since 2010, according to data from the Solar...
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Solar panels and snow, and what you can do to keep them clean

Solar panels and snow, and what you can do to keep them clean

In POWERHOME Solar’s northernmost markets in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, snow is a fact of life in winter. But Mother Nature’s big white blanket is not the best thing for...
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