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Feb 22, 2021
Solar energy – the energy that comes from the sun – is the most abundant energy source on Earth. In fact, enough energy arrives here daily to power the entire planet more than 10,000 times. In simple terms, how does a solar power system harness this…
Feb 17, 2021
During peak energy production times, customers with solar power often generate more electricity than they are using. Net Metering is one of the ways to take advantage of this surplus of energy. Put quite simply, net metering (also known as aggregate…
Feb 8, 2021
For over 20 years, SunPower has been a leading provider of clean solar energy. Here are a few of the reasons why we proudly install their solar panels. More Energy Produced One of the major benefits of using SunPower solar panels is their…
Jan 29, 2021
An increasing amount of the population is aware of the downsides of depending on fossil fuels for our power generation needs. These resources are being continuously depleted and are causing environmental damage, yet we have become dependent on them…
Jan 18, 2021
You may have asked yourself at some point or another – does solar power still work in the winter? The answer to this is a resounding “Yes!” While sunny summer days are obviously optimal for producing solar energy, that does not mean that solar power…
Jan 11, 2021
With an average annual growth rate of 48% nationwide, solar power is an increasingly popular choice of not only the environmentally conscious, but also the financially prudent. But it is not only homeowners that stand to benefit from solar power:…
Dec 29, 2020
Here at Sunrise Solar, we are proud to work with SunPower for our solar panel installations. As a team dedicated to helping homeowners and business owners choose a reliable source of energy, we know how important it is to have a solar panel…
Dec 20, 2020
Even after making the switch to solar power, you should still look for ways to conserve energy at your business. This could allow you to store more energy in your solar battery system, or further reduce your reliance on the grid. Here are some top…
Dec 10, 2020
If you live in an area with frequent power outages, you know just how disruptive a storm can be at any time of year. No matter what the weather is like outside, however, you still need to keep your home powered. With solar battery backups, you will…
Nov 29, 2020
Recently, we’ve noticed an unfortunate trend in our area — a growing list of solar companies who have sold and installed panels, but are now going under. Customers in Maryland, Delaware, and our bordering states need these electrical systems kept up…
Nov 20, 2020
Here at Sunrise Solar, one of the most important parts of our installation process is the consultation and site inspection. By carefully evaluating your property and confirming the best location for a solar panel installation, a site inspection…
Nov 10, 2020
Here at Sunrise Solar, we work on residential, commercial, and agricultural solar projects. No matter how you hope to harness the incredible power of the sun, we can help it go to work for you! Residential Our residential solar panels are a great…
Oct 30, 2020
At Sunrise Solar, we are proud to be an authorized dealer of SunPower solar arrays. We truly believe that their products set the industry standard, combining superior quality and prices to provide great solar systems for homes and businesses alike.…
Oct 20, 2020
While solar panels on a home or business are now a common sight, many farmers are also turning to solar to provide power to parts or all of their operations. The increased use of agricultural technology (such as automated milking and realtime…
Oct 12, 2020
As we’ve written in the past, solar panel tech has dramatically increased in efficiency in recent years. Thanks to this, your panels can still generate power during the winter — even if there’s some snow on them. Despite this, some pre-winter prep…
Sep 30, 2020
Business owners are constantly concerned with mitigating risk and ensuring that they have enough cash flow to cover their expenses. This same mindset applies when considering whether to install solar panels on your building. While it may seem risky…
Sep 20, 2020
One of the most common concerns people have about solar panel installations is how they will hold up under severe weather conditions. Strong winds, heavy snowstorms, hail, and other weather events seem like they could damage your panels. Resolving…
Sep 12, 2020
Sunrise Solar is dedicated to designing and installing the highest-quality solar panels for our customers. Whether you’re installing a system for your home or business, harnessing the power of the sun will help you regain control over your utility…
Aug 28, 2020
One of the biggest reasons why people switch to solar power is so they can save money on their electricity costs. This can result in major savings for both homes and businesses. But there are actually three primary ways you can save money with solar…
Aug 19, 2020
Installing solar panels on your home or business may seem like a daunting task. But when you work with Sunrise Solar, you can expect professional service and craftsmanship so you can have peace of mind every step of the way. Quality Craftsmanship…
Aug 11, 2020
Alternative sources of energy are being used more than ever to power our homes, businesses, and even our modes of transportation. They are changing the way we live our lives — and the distinct benefits of solar energy are a big part of that…
Jul 29, 2020
One of the most common questions we are asked is if solar energy is a “good investment.” There is no denying that it costs money to install a solar system, so people are naturally curious about how fast they can pay off their purchase, as well as…
Jul 19, 2020
Solar panel technology has improved dramatically over the years. In fact, many homes and businesses are now able to get the power they need all day — including at night! Here’s how solar panels can help you save even more on your electric bill.…
Jul 10, 2020
With solar panels being used by more homes and businesses, most people are used to seeing these installations on rooftops. However, while they may be aware of the general idea behind solar panels, there are several benefits beyond “going green.”…
Jun 28, 2020
Sunrise Solar is an authorized dealer for SunPower — and for good reason. We are big fans of their products, in large part because they simply work like they should. Reliable, efficient, and innovative, SunPower is constantly improving our industry…
Jun 18, 2020
Solar power has become increasingly popular in recent years. As a result, we’ve seen many startups appear in our industry, backing their installations with five-year maintenance plans. Unfortunately, not all of these startups are still around,…
Jun 12, 2020
Solar power can provide big energy savings for a wide variety of businesses — including manufacturing facilities. While solar power won’t necessarily cover all production-related energy needs, it can at least cover office electricity consumption,…
May 28, 2020
Solar power is more popular than ever. Homes and businesses across the country are mounting solar panels to their roofs in an effort to take advantage of this alternative source of energy. Here’s a closer look at some of the primary factors behind…
May 18, 2020
Solar panels are truly incredible, generating electricity simply by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet rays. These complex systems are a great source of reliable, clean energy. Here’s a closer look at how they work. The Solar Cell Each solar panel is…
May 10, 2020
Solar panels aren't just for homes in “standard” residential neighborhoods. At Sunrise Solar, we are experts at getting solar power to areas where access was previously unavailable. Here is how we get it done. Roof Mounted Panels One of the biggest…

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