Monthly Archives: March 2020

Should you replace your roof before solar panels are installed?

Roofing types for solar panels

Solar power and solar panels installed on your roof are more and more common on residences with over 3 million current installations in the U.S. and that number is expected to more than double by 2023. But do you need a new roof before you put solar panels on? Most solar panels last 25-30 years […]

Planning Your Survival Solar System

Survival Solar Power

Plan your system according to meet your estimated emergency power needs. The number¬†of batteries will depend on how many panels you use and maintain sufficient amp-hours to run the inverter at the level required to power your appliances. Two types of batteries that work best for solar power storage are golf cart types and deep […]

Another Major City Goes Solar

Another major city adds solar

Milwaukee city officials announced on Tuesday plans to build the largest solar energy system in the city’s history. The 8-acre project will be located close to General Mitchell International Airport, roughly 10 miles from downtown Milwaukee. “This project is a real win for Milwaukee, for the planet and for national security,” Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett […]