Why Solar Now? Why Choose Wholesale Solar?
Category: Solar 101
Meet the Johnsons Understandably, people have different reasons for switching to solar. Some simply want to save money on their monthly power bill, while others— like Martin and Julie Johnson— wish to venture out on their own and live off-grid. Having lived in more than a dozen different houses over the past two decades, the … Continued
Investing in a solar system is a smart solution for homeowners. The latest solar panels and photovoltaic (PV) systems are easy to install, maintain, and operate, with long-term performance and energy savings. To make the most of your grid-tie solar system, you’ll want to know how to correctly size the system to cover your energy … Continued
Commissioning your off-grid solar system can be an exciting step in your solar installation process. After all, once you’re finished you’ll be producing and using your own power! Before you commission your system, there are a few things you can do to ensure everything goes off without any problems. To help, we’ve put together an … Continued
A solar system is an investment, and as such, you’ll want to make the most of it. In addition to solar panel monitoring, regular solar panel cleaning and maintenance will make sure your system functions optimally for many years to come. Luckily, solar panel maintenance and cleaning aren’t too complicated, and most DIY solar users … Continued
If you’re thinking of going solar, having a baseline knowledge of what your solar panel electrical requirements will look like can help you make more informed decisions along the way. In this article, we’ll go over some key terminology, such as kilowatt-hours and voltage drops, considerations for grid-tie electrical panels, and information on wiring diagrams. … Continued
Solar panel monitoring systems are a great way to measure the solar panel efficiency and energy production of your solar array. They can even help you pinpoint particular problem areas in your system should they arise. Solar monitoring systems measure information about your system’s energy production, usually from solar inverters or a charge controller. The DC … Continued
Let’s clear up one of the most common misconceptions in the solar industry: the idea that you must go “off the grid” to go solar. This article will explain the different types of solar power systems: grid-tied vs. off-grid. Many people call us looking for help going “off the grid.” But when we explore their motivations … Continued
Installing a solar system by yourself can be a cost-effective and rewarding experience; you can save a significant amount of money by cutting contractors out of the equation and take pride in your own handiwork. However, for the aspiring solar DIY-er, knowing how and where to start can be daunting. Fear not! Whether you’re considering … Continued
Should you hire a turnkey company or contractor, or install your solar system yourself? We’ve broken down these options so you don’t have to. Check it out here!