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How to Read a Solar Panel Specification Sheet

A solar panel spec sheet provides valuable information about the operating parameters of a panel.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

Common Residential Solar Myths and How to Overcome Them

Solar energy myths and misconceptions abound—and they can be a major barrier to solar sales. We highlight common solar myths and how to overcome them.

Allison RuedigAllison Ruedig

Module-Level Rapid Shutdown: New Requirements for Fire Safety

When firefighters respond to emergencies, solar panels can present a hazard if they are still electrified. Rapid shutdown requirements help solve that.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

How Solar Easements Provide PV Peace of Mind

Solar easements protect solar customers from shade on their PV systems due to changes on surrounding property. Here's what to know about these agreements.

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

The Aurora Blog’s Top 10 Articles of 2019

We take a look at the top ten articles published on the Aurora Blog in 2019. Explore these reader favorites to brush up on key issues in the industry!

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Which of Santa Claus’s Workshops Supports the Most Solar?

In this Solar Landmark, we explore solar designs for Santa at the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska; Santa’s Workshop in North Pole, New York; and Santa Claus Village in Finland.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

Key State Policy Changes in the Second Half of 2019

Q3 and Q4 of 2019 saw noteworthy solar policy changes in states around the country, including commitments to 100% clean energy from several more states!

Sunny WangSunny Wang

Opportunity Zones Explained: A Helpful Solar Incentive

Opportunity zones, which offer tax benefits to qualifying businesses, provide valuable incentives for solar development. Learn more about how they work!

Lisa CohnLisa Cohn

What Is the Cost of Section 201 Solar Tariffs? New Data from SEIA

New data from SEIA quantifies the costs of Section 201 solar tariffs, which raised the price of solar modules imported into the U.S. See what they found!

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How Does a Photovoltaic System Produce Electricity?

How does a photovoltaic system work? What components is it made of? And what factors affect how much energy it produces? Read on to find out this and more!

Christian BrownChristian Brown