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Carbon Credits vs Carbon Offsets: What’s the Difference?
We’re all working toward reducing our carbon footprint and ushering in a cleaner future. But how can you take meaningful steps to reduce your carbon emissions? Purchasing carbon offsets or carbon credits allows you to reduce your emissions by funding sustainability projects around the world that avoid or capture dangerous greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and […]View Article
Mono vs Poly Solar Panels: Which Should You Go With?
From providing houses with power to allowing nearly instant global communication, electricity plays a massive role in the average person’s life. Electricity may not be something you think about much, but this can lead you to overpaying for your electricity plans or missing out on the latest available technologies, such as solar technology. The popularity […]View Article
How Time of Use Energy Plans Work
Once, one company controlled all aspects of your electricity. Whether you liked it or not, you had to agree with the charges of that company and pay the bills. Those days are over, as you can now choose an electricity provider within a deregulated market and pick the best rates for yourself. You even have […]View Article
How Many Solar Panels Does It Take to Power a House?
Solar panel systems produce power by harvesting sunlight shining on an array of solar panels installed on rooftops or on solar farms. The sun’s light is absorbed into photovoltaic cells on the panels, which then creates an electric field. The photons hitting panels then flow to a house’s inverter where it changes from DC power […]View Article
How to set up electricity in an apartment
Moving to a new apartment can be equal parts exciting and overwhelming. In addition to packing up your belongings and transporting them to your new home, you have to file a change of address, update your driver’s license, and make sure your renter’s insurance policy is in order. You’ll also want to prioritize setting up […]View Article
How Does a Solar Farm Work?
What is a solar farm? A solar panel farm is a concentration of solar arrays on land that provides an alternative to using electric power from the local power grid. The panels receive direct sunlight, which forms an energy field that is then converted to usable electricity. Table of Contents The Different Types of Solar […]View Article
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Installing Home Solar Panels in Texas
With energy markets facing extreme volatility for the past few years, many Americans are struggling with high electricity bills and looking for ways to reduce costs. Adding rooftop solar panels to your home might be a great option to help reduce your electricity bills, contribute to a more sustainable energy future, and allow you to […]View Article
How to Understand Your Texas Power Bill
When your Texas power bill arrives, what do you do? Many people only look at the amount due and pay it without a second thought (unless they notice that the total is significantly higher than the month before). Understanding your electricity bill and the charges on your bill can save you from overpaying for electricity. Don’t […]View Article