One of the major trends in solar is the increase in storage adoption. As storage becomes more mainstream, organizations in the solar industry have had to update their business models to account for the demand. 

Why is the demand for storage rising? The answer is complex and involves many different factors.

First, let’s take a step back and think about why people go sol

Read More
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!
In the first of our series on NEM, we define some crucial terms in the solar space. Then we dive into the conflict between NEM and IOUs.
A solar panel being made
Solar panel efficiency is a top consideration when choosing a new PV system. Learn about the factors that go into making panels efficient.
Learn the principles of calculating solar irradiance and see some of the approaches we employed to make this critical process faster for you.
To get an accurate estimate of how much energy a PV system will produce you need to understand the factors that can reduce system output.
A house with the lights on in a storm.
Demand for solar storage is booming, so solar installers must understand why customers want it and how they can sell it. 
Time of use rates charge different prices for electricity at different times. We explain what you should know—including how they affect solar customers.
Solar panel wiring (stringing) can be complex! We provide a primer on key considerations when deciding how to string solar panels.