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5 Benefits of a Home Battery

5 Benefits of a Home Battery

A common criticism of solar energy is that it only works while the sun is shining but that’s only partially true. Yes, solar panels can only generate electricity while the sun is shining — but there is a solution. Storage batteries allow solar owners to store excess...

How to monitor your Solar System with Enact Home

How to monitor your Solar System with Enact Home

Solar panel monitoring helps homeowners get the most out of their solar investment. After going solar, you don’t want to be in the dark about your system’s performance. Monitoring can help you identify and address issues with your solar panel system before they become...

How to calculate your carbon footprint

How to calculate your carbon footprint

While the solar industry has been touting the financial benefits of going solar, solar energy doesn’t just lower your utility bills but also your carbon footprint. Solar energy is a great way for homes and businesses to lower their carbon footprints. Solar panels...

DC and AC Watts for Solar Systems

DC and AC Watts for Solar Systems

Thousands of American homeowners decide to go solar every year. Residential and commercial solar systems are usually sized by customers, measured in watts or kilowatts (instead of number of panels). A watt is a unit of power, measured by taking energy over time. When...

EVs dirty secret — and how solar can help

EVs dirty secret — and how solar can help

EVs are only as clean as their energy source Recent years have seen a significant increase in electric vehicle adoption in the U.S. and all forecasts suggest their popularity will accelerate. The widespread rise of EV ownership holds great potential to reduce our...

Finding the right solar system size for your home

Finding the right solar system size for your home

Many homeowners and businesses are considering going solar in 2023. Around 3.6% of American homes and 1.6% of commercial buildings had solar panels in 2020, according to the Energy Information Administration. Homeowners or business-owners might want to go solar for...

Solar and Storage ahead: Top Trends for 2023

Solar and Storage ahead: Top Trends for 2023

As we're ending the first quarter of 2023 and witnessing the growth for solar and storage globally, here's some top trends ahead for the industry and learnings to share with you all. EV adoption lifting US solar demand: as electric vehicles crossed 5% of new US car...