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Sep 13, 2021
If you’ve ever seen solar panels mounted on the rooftop of a home or business, you might find yourself wondering why. In reality, there are many good reasons why your neighbors are choosing to install solar panels. And when you learn more about…
Sep 6, 2021
While you may have heard that solar panels can lower your monthly electric bill, you may still have doubts that a solar installation could actually save you money. After all, it costs a fair amount to install a solar system for your home, right?…
Aug 16, 2021
While solar energy is more widespread than ever, there are still some persistent myths that keep some people from adopting it themselves. One of the most common misconceptions is that solar panels won’t generate any energy on cloudy days. But this…
Aug 9, 2021
“Going green” is a popular phrase that encompasses a wide variety of actions we can take to reduce our impact on the environment. For both homes and businesses, electricity is one of the largest contributors to a property’s carbon footprint.…
Aug 2, 2021
Solar energy has become an increasingly popular resource for powering homes and businesses alike — and the numbers prove it! In fact, investment in solar has increased dramatically during the first half of 2021, showing just how much potential there…
Jul 19, 2021
With any home improvement project, one of the first questions on a homeowner’s mind is whether the work will increase their property value. After all, you never know what the future might hold, and getting a return on your investment if you sell…
Jul 12, 2021
A common misconception regarding solar panels is that by installing them on your property, you will be “off the grid,” and no longer connected to a municipal power source. While this is possible for someplace like a rural cabin, most residential and…
Jul 6, 2021
It used to be that solar panels were a rare sight — but nowadays, you will find them in countless neighborhoods and even mounted on business rooftops. And the numbers back up this perception. Solar is more popular than ever. The 100 GW…
Jun 21, 2021
One of the biggest concerns many homeowners have before installing solar panels is whether they will provide a truly reliable form of energy. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about your power going out just because a cloud passed by. Here’s a…
Jun 18, 2021
DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE Quick Facts 498 kW System Size SunPower® & Helix® Roof System Type $67,188 Estimated First Year Savings $2.1 million Estimated 25-…
Jun 14, 2021
Homeowners and businesses who purchase solar panel installations have long been able to claim generous tax credits thanks to the significant benefits of green energy. Of course, those who install solar panels also enjoy lower electricity costs…
Jun 7, 2021
Those who have installed solar panels on their homes and businesses have quickly been able to enjoy lower utility expenses. At the same time, many people have been reluctant to start using solar power due to the perceived cost of installing panels.…
May 27, 2021
Solar power is both simple and complex. While it is simple in concept – sunshine comes to us free and without effort every day and we turn that into power – the science and technology behind efficiently turning that sunshine into electricity that is…
May 19, 2021
The use of solar power has been around for a long time now. While the concept can be traced back as early as the 7th century B.C., solar panels as we know them entered the scene in the 1950’s. Thankfully, just as technology and design in general has…
May 6, 2021
Agriculture is a complex and energy-intensive industry. We may or may not think of farms as we saw them depicted in the cartoons and coloring books of our childhood: a smiling cow and a few chickens standing beside a small garden in the shadow of a…
Apr 28, 2021
Solar power is on the rise! Here are the facts on four solar power myths.   Myth 1 – Solar panels will damage my roof. Like with many things, skilled installers can make all the difference when it comes to the integrity of your solar panel…
Apr 14, 2021
Whether you are interested in solar energy for your home or for your business, there are some clear benefits to going solar now. Here are 5 of the top reasons that people are choosing solar power. 1 – Reduce electricity bills A solar energy system…
Apr 5, 2021
There is something very satisfying in the ability to generate your own power. You can see it in the elementary-aged child who enters a potato-battery-powered clock in their school science fair. You can see it while taking a tour of a historic water-…
Mar 30, 2021
Solar power is increasingly being utilized by commercial businesses to reduce overhead, increase cash flow and reduce carbon footprint. The benefits don’t stop there, as consumers are positively influenced by businesses that choose to initiate more…
Mar 11, 2021
When you think of “maximizing sun exposure,” you may think of a sunbather turning to get an even tan. You may also think of plants such as the sunflower, which turn from east to west daily, following the sun. Indeed, those are both excellent…
Mar 11, 2021
Installing a solar power system on your home is already a smart choice – but did you know that you can get even more from your system by installing a battery storage system? Decrease Grid Energy Usage During sunny hours of the day,…
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…

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