The Benefits of Installing Your Own DIY Solar System

Solar energy has revolutionized the way we power our homes, and with the option to install your own solar system, the advantages of embracing solar power have become more accessible than ever before. Let’s explore the benefits of choosing a DIY solar installation, including significant cost savings, peace of mind, and the surprisingly manageable process … Continued

How to Prepare to Receive Your DIY Solar Panel Kits for Home Use

Solar has skyrocketed in popularity in the last 10 years. And for good reason (reasons rather): Gain a lifetime of savings on energy bills (and the system pays for itself) 26% federal tax credit on total project costs (including equipment, permits, and installation) State and local tax incentives The opportunity to send excess power back … Continued

The Ultimate Guide for DIY Solar

A solar installation is one of the best investments you can make for your home.  While component costs have fallen in the past decade or so, the cost of labor has not.  Though some jobs should be left to the professionals, what if you could do some of it yourself to reduce costs?  Find out … Continued

4 Benefits of a DIY Home Solar System

Modern-day America is an interesting mix of a culture of convenience and a strong push to undertake independent projects. What once felt like a chore to most people now presents an exciting challenge. While self-reliance can make sense for mowing the lawn or painting a room in the house, what about completing a DIY home … Continued

Is It Cheaper to Buy or Build Solar Panels?

Have you ever felt the rush of pride and achievement from completing a DIY project? Like maybe you built your own backyard shed? Or remodeled your living room to accommodate your sweet new 8K TV to watch your favorite team on? Have you ever considered something a little more out there to impress your friends? … Continued

What You Need to Know About Off-Grid Solar Systems

As you already know, the sun offers an abundant supply of energy for those who tap into its power supply. And solar energy is becoming increasingly affordable and available across the U.S. The industry continues to increase solar capacity, with installations skyrocketing by 43% per year and adding more than 19.2 gigawatts in 2020 alone. … Continued

Expanding Your Off-Grid Solar System? Here’s What You Need to Know

There’s nothing quite like the sense of independence that comes from living off-grid. But with that sense of freedom comes the responsibility of providing for your own energy needs – and it can be frustrating if your solar system struggles to supply power for the things you do on a daily basis. You might find … Continued

Going Off-Grid? Please Don’t Make the Same Battery Mistake I Did.

I have always been interested in renewable energy, but when I moved into my grandma’s old cabin in Mendocino, CA, it was the last thing on my mind. Yes, with the cabin came a small off-grid solar setup, but I was more concerned with abstract concepts like “peace” and “beauty.” So at first, I was … Continued

SolarTech TV: How to Program Your Power Center

SolarTech TV is back, ya’ll! If you missed Josh the Tech Guy’s how-tos that make some of the most complex solar tech look easy, you’re in luck! Making complex tech look simple is his specialty: if you call in for our solar tech support, it’s Josh you’re going to be talking to. And if you’ve talked … Continued