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5 Solar Roofing Best Practices That Will Help You Get Referrals

Using proper solar installation practices can help you build a strong reputation for high-quality installations and increase your solar referrals. 

Allison RuedigAllison Ruedig

Should We Add Solar to the National Anthem?

In our Solar Landmarks series, we “travel” to famous landmarks and investigate their potential for solar energy. This week we model Fort McHenry.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

7 California Solar Incentives you Need to Know

Solar incentives can dramatically reduce the cost of going solar, and California has some of the best incentives of any state. Let's go over the top 7.

Sunny WangSunny Wang

4 Ways a Solar Design Service Can Boost Solar Sales

Supplementing your solar design with a solar design service can help you boost your solar sales. Here is when you should use a solar design service.

Allison RuedigAllison Ruedig

5 Important Benefits of PERC Solar Panels You Need to Know

Learn the benefits of PERC solar panels, without all the technical jargon, so you can boost your solar output and your solar sales.

Bogdan ZlatkovBogdan Zlatkov

What You Need to Know About PERC Solar Cells

Solar panels built with PERC cells have an additional layer on the back of the traditional solar cells. This additional layer allows more sunlight to be captured and turned into electricity, making PERC cells more efficient than traditional cells.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

How to Handle the “Now is Not a Good Time” Objection in 3 Steps

“It’s just not a good time right now.” The case for solar is as strong as ever, but to close a deal in the era of COVID-19, it’s critical to instill customer confidence.

Katherine Burk CheemaKatherine Burk Cheema

Quick Guide to Smart Modules

The smart module (also known as DC-optimized modules) has been increasing in popularity because of its benefits compared to traditional modules.

Sunny WangSunny Wang

The Duck Curve: A Review of California's Daily Load Predictions

In response to an ever-increasing volume of intermittent renewable energy—predominantly solar, CAISO began preparing for the impacts it will have on net load.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

COVID-19 Shutdown Impacts on the Grid

Due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and temporary shutdown of non-essential businesses, there’s been a marked reduction in energy usage in California.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong