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Home Solar Guide Aims to Help Homeowners Make an Informed Choice

For the average homeowner, the ins and outs of a home solar energy system aren’t nearly as well understood as many other possible home upgrades, but a new guide from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) aims to shed some light on the subject and help make it easier to make an informed decision about… Read more »

California May Be Able To Power Current Needs With Solar Alone

Retrieving the climate and removing the cost and uncertainties of fossil fuel have become life-saving priorities in the 21st century. Rebecca Hernandez, Madison Hoffacker, and Christopher Field decided to see how far they could take the idea of using only sustainable sources to generate energy. They reasoned that if we use our land resources efficiently,… Read more »

Georgia Solar: Landmark Solar Financing Legislation Signed

It’s about to get a whole lot sunnier in the home solar sector in the Peach State, thanks to the recent passage of a piece of Georgia state legislation which could open up the Georgia solar financing ecosystem and spur residential solar growth. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Solar Power Free Market Financing Act… Read more »

Rooftop Solar Means Lower Peak Energy Prices for All

We’re bullish on rooftop solar, and it’s not only because residential solar can slash electricity costs, boost property values, deliver a great return on investment (ROI), and decrease air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Sure, those are all great reasons for considering going solar at home, but it turns out that rooftop solar can also… Read more »

Is Home Solar Worth It For You?

Not very long ago, home solar was just for early adopters, off-grid locations, and for the ultra-green crowd that wanted to put their money where their mouth was, so to speak. But as the cost of solar modules continues to drop, and solar efficiency continues to rise, home solar is now so much more than… Read more »

The Disadvantages of Solar Energy

At Cost of Solar, we’re always talking about the advantages and benefits of solar energy and trying to share solar news that can help boost the exposure and speed the adoption of residential solar, both because we see solar power as the future of sustainable energy, and because we acknowledge that investing in solar can… Read more »

America’s Top Solar Cities Rankings Might Surprise You

When you hear news about cities that are making the most of the solar boom, it’s only natural to think that the leading solar cities are all in really sunny locations, which is true for the most part, but the latest rankings of America’s top solar cities has a few surprises in store. According to… Read more »