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What is Net Metering and its Advantages

Net metering is a system of control. Its purpose is to maintain checks and balances specifically for those who have solar heating panels on their roofs. It is also a net preserver of energy usage.

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Solar Panel Installation on Tiled Roofs

When you’re ready to install solar panels on your home, there are many factors that will determine the unique design and cost of your solar system. Various roof types require different processes for installation. For example, lightweight tile roofs can present unique challenges and considerations for a solar installer. Here are a few things you need to know before adding solar energy to your tile roof.

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Does Solar Energy Allow You to Go Off-Grid

Living off-grid, more commonly defined as not having a dependence on public utilities such as electricity, sounds appealing for a lot of reasons. The idea of being self-sufficient, powering your own home with solar energy, and maybe even building that home with your own two hands can sound like a dream and a challenge for people who wish to live life on their terms.

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Sustainable Solar Panel Disposal

Solar recycling operations use mechanical methods to remove aluminum frames and grind the remaining glass, silicone, and metals into a glass cullet mixture. This glass cullet forms building materials and industrial applications.

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Everything You Should Know About Solar Batteries

The panels of the solar panel system convert solar energy into electricity, which is then sent through an inverter and used by our homes. A solar battery is an extra component that can let you store the energy generated by your solar panels and use it later when the solar panels are not any energy.

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Should You Replace Solar Panels with Solar Shingles?

Solar shingles, also known as solar roof tiles, are made from thin photovoltaic (PV) sheets. They can either cover or replace the existing shingles on a roof. They take in solar energy and transform it into electricity.