Learn About Solar Power
Welcome to my solar power classroom. Here's the bare minimum that I think you should know if you are planning to kit out your home or business with solar.
Choose a topic below to get started, or grab a brew and work your way through the lot!
- The Two Most Common Ways To Power Your Home With Solar
- How Do Solar Panels Work?
- Anatomy of a Solar System
- Should Your System Be On-Grid Or Off-Grid or Hybrid?
- Do You Get Paid For The Electricity You Generate?
- How Many Panels Do You Need For Your Home?
- How Much Do The Panels Cost?
- What Different Types Of Panel Are Out There For You To Choose From?
- How To Compare Solar Panel Brands
- Does Your Roof Pitch Matter When Installing Solar?
- Which Direction Should Your Panels Be Facing?
- Inverters: How To Pick A Good One
- The Latest Technology: AC Panels & Microinverters
- What Rebates Can You Get?
- Payback Calculators
- Solar Systems Buyer's Guide
If there is anything at all that you want to know about solar power, buying a system, maintaining or monitoring your panels, or anything else under the sun (pun intended) - just contact me I'll do my best to reply personally - in Plain English - not solar industry jargon!