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

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Solar Energy

When you begin to research buying solar panels in Connecticut, you’ll probably learn a lot of things you wouldn’t believe. Here are some facts about solar energy that you probably don’t know. 1. Solar is the most abundant energy on the planet – 173,000 terawatts of solar energy strikes the Earth every day, which is … Continued

Connecticut Receives High Interconnection Rating

When you install solar panels, you hook them up to the states power grid. This is called “interconnection.” As a solar panel installer and contractor in Connecticut, we do this all the time. “Wait a minute,” you ask. “Why do I need to connect to the grid if I have my own energy?” That’s a … Continued

15 Ways to Substantially Reduce Your Electric Bill

If you’re like most people, you’re always looking for ways to reduce your current bills. Here are some easy ways that anyone (individuals or businesses) can reduce their power bills. 1. Unplug your devices – Your devices draw a little bit of power every second they are plugged in, even if they are powered off. … Continued

4 Common Arguments Against Solar Panels and Their Solutions

There’s no question that the world needs a better energy solution. Fossil fuels just aren’t cutting it anymore. They’re expensive, limited, and damaging our environment. Solar energy is our best bet. Not only is it infinitely renewable (more so than any other form of energy), but it’s the most advanced technology of the renewables. Still, … Continued