Why You Can’t Disconnect From the Grid in Connecticut

I get this question all the time, so I thought it was worth a blog post. Many people begin looking into solar panels because they like the idea of independence and self-sufficiency. Power outages are frustrating, so people want to keep their power flowing even when the grid isn’t working properly. Naturally, they look to … Continued

4 Big Ways You Benefit from Net Metering

Net metering is a program offered by utility companies in most states (including Connecticut) that essentially lets you use the power grid as one big battery. When you need more energy than you’re producing, you’ll draw from the utility company. When you produce more than you need, you send it to the grid. This puts … Continued

Solar Panels 101: 8 Things to Know

Investing in solar panels is a big decision. It’s a smart decision, but it’s important to know what you’re getting into. Here are some things to know about solar panels. 1. Understand your power company’s rates In many places, energy rates are divided into tiers. The more energy you consume, the higher your rates go … Continued

3 Ways Solar Panels Save You Money

It’s well known that solar energy is a clean, renewable source. But truthfully, that isn’t enough for many people to switch over. They need an immediate benefit. Fortunately, solar energy as that too. It can save you bunch of money. 1. There are lots of tax incentives The government (both federal and state) are urging … Continued