Find a Solar Panel Professional Now!

Tell us a little more about the project,
we'll match you up with solar pros!

  • Save time and money
  • Completely free
  • No obligation
Find Your Pro Today!
estimate the cost and benefits
free widgets for your website
get free quotes in as little as 30 seconds
Latest Solar News
Top US Solar Cities Made Possible by Policy as Much as by Sunlight

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the amount of sunshine that drives solar energy growth. Instead, smart local and state policies, utility leadership and strong state renewable portfolio standards are key to that growth, according to a recently released report … Continue reading

...
New York Solar Spreads like Wildfire, and is Only Getting Hotter

New York is a big state — almost 55,000 square miles of city, river, pasture, suburb, mountaintop, forest and coast. Yet, in the past few years solar power has been spreading like wildfire from one corner to the next. Throughout … Continue reading

...
Turning Solar Farms into Actual Farms, Too

Consolidating precious natural resources in a warming world is a must. Which is why literal solar farms make sense — and maybe dollars — to Stanford scientists recently researching a colocation approach for simultaneously creating solar power and biofuels. It’s … Continue reading

...
GRID Alternatives Puts Solar Within Reach of Families that Need it Most

While access to solar might be more challenging for low-income communities, it’s not impossible, depending on where one lives. Nonprofit programs, financial set-aside incentives and projects such as community solar gardens are available in some states and municipalities. So while … Continue reading

...
Solar Shingles’ Rise Brings Clean Energy and Aesthetics to Home Solar

Once the domain of early adopters who didn’t mind what their homes looked like, residential solar power is on the verge of becoming more mainstream thanks to innovative and aesthetically pleasing solar panels and shingles. Solar power has long been … Continue reading

...
Obama’s $15M Solar Push Includes Praise for 10 Solar Champions

In his State of the Union address in January, President Obama gave a shout out to solar energy: “Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar,” he said, “every panel pounded into place by a worker whose job … Continue reading

...
Home Solar Will Have Another Boom Year in 2014, ACORE Predicts

This year’s outlook for cleaner fuels is bright, according to a recent report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). But it is much brighter for some technologies than others. Solar and wind specifically, which remain the cleanest of … Continue reading

...
SolarCity Restarts Solar Energy Storage Services in California

With the solar revolution fully underway, the next stage of the process is an energy-storage revolution, allowing homeowners to help build in more resiliency and bringing even more clean energy to the grid. Unfortunately, in California’s red-hot solar market, home … Continue reading

...
8 Ways to Save Energy Every Day, Starting this Earth Day

With Earth Day 2014 fast approaching (Tuesday, April 22), the 44th birthday of the modern environmental movement provides a great opportunity to take small, easy steps to shrink your carbon footprint at home and put money back into your pocket … Continue reading

...
OneRoof’s Affiliate Program Brings Solar Advocacy to New Areas

Now that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is practically demanding investment in renewables — if humanity wants to survive climate change, that is — solar power is immediately positioned as Earth’s brightest alternative energy. Cross-sell at will! That … Continue reading

...

Tell a Friend About SolarEnergy.net

The following will be appended: