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Zero Emissions Day: A Sustainable Future in the Making

In an era characterized by growing environmental concerns and climate change, initiatives promoting sustainability and eco-consciousness have gained significant momentum. One such initiative is Zero Emissions Day, a global movement dedicated to raising awareness about our carbon footprint and encouraging individuals, businesses, and governments to take concrete steps towards a sustainable future.  What is Zero … Continued

The Importance of Cleaning Solar Panels and the Best Ways to Keep Them Spotless

Regular cleaning and maintenance of your rooftop solar panels is crucial to maximize their energy production and prolong their lifespan. Dirty solar panels can significantly reduce efficiency and potentially damage the panels over time. By understanding why solar panels get dirty, recognizing the consequences of neglecting their cleanliness, and employing the best cleaning practices, you … Continued

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

Solar Systems combined with Peak Shaving and TOU Rates

As more people turn to solar energy as a way to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills, it’s essential to understand how different rate structures and energy storage options can impact their savings. Homeowners and businesses that are investing in solar energy are finding that understanding and navigating the various … Continued

Battery Storage vs Battery Back-up

Currently, there is a lot of buzz around battery-storage systems and battery back -up systems. They are not necessarily the same. With the new net-metering rules, ‘peak shaving’ as well as grid overload, (planned) outages and other power failures, it is important to know the differences, as they serve different purposes in power supply management. … Continued

How Many Watts Does a Solar Panel Produce?

Solar panels are a great investment for your home. They can reduce your energy costs by letting the sun power your house and cut down on the need to pull electricity from the grid. As you look at your options from Unbound Solar, it’s important to ask how many watts does a solar panel produce … Continued

The Solar Panel Production Process: Why Where You Buy Your Solar Panels Matters

Solar energy is one of the largest technological breakthroughs of the last hundred years. You likely know that solar panels harvest energy from sunlight and convert it into electricity, but you may not understand how that process occurs and what components make it possible. Understanding the solar panel production process can be a big help … Continued

Do Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

While there are many advantages of solar energy, as a homeowner you naturally have questions about the installation process before you dive in. One of the most frequently asked questions is, “Do solar panels damage your roof?” When Do Solar Panels Damage Your Roof? In short, solar units may damage your roof if they are … Continued

Creative Dual-Uses for Your Home’s Ground Mounted Solar Panels

Most people who buy solar panels have them mounted directly to their roofing.  This is often a good place because it provides excellent sun exposure. And roof-borne panels don’t interfere with the lawn or property.  However, you might find installing panels on your roof impossible.  In this case, ground-mounted solar panels are perfectly viable, and … Continued

The Impact of Solar Power Use on Future Green Technology

Fossil fuels’ downsides are becoming undeniable. Thankfully, the world’s response is to shift toward sustainable energy and technology.  Every day, scientists and engineers overcome hurdles to power the planet’s buildings and infrastructure entirely with renewable energy sources.  We haven’t begun to explore green technology’s full potential with solar power.  Here’s a glimpse of what the … Continued