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Winter Weather Wrinkle

Winter Weather Wrinkle

Did you know that solar panels work even in winter weather? Believe it or not, solar panels do better than you might think in the cold. Low temperatures won’t stop the panels converting available sunlight to power. The one Achilles heel for solar panels is cloudy weather. Although the system can still produce 10 – 25% of their typical output, the amount of production is less than during summer months of direct sunlight. Most solar panel systems are installed at an angle. This is by design so that snow will easily slide off on its own.

THE COMING ERA OF UNLIMITED — AND FREE — CLEAN ENERGY

THE COMING ERA OF UNLIMITED — AND FREE — CLEAN ENERGY

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units, and advised AT&T to pull out. McKinsey was wrong, of course. There were more than 100 million cellular phones in use in 2000; there are billions now. Costs have fallen so far that even the poor — all over world — can afford a cellular phone.

How to Keep the Lights On After a Hurricane – The New York Times

How to Keep the Lights On After a Hurricane – The New York Times

More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, nearly 80 percent of the island remains without power, and food and water can be tough to find. As we rally to help the survivors and look to rebuild, we owe it to the victims there and in hurricane-ravaged Texas, Florida and elsewhere in the Caribbean to build more resilient infrastructure and prevent and reduce such destruction.

It’s Official: Solar Securitization Passes $1 Billion in 2017

It’s Official: Solar Securitization Passes $1 Billion in 2017

2017 has set a record for solar securitizations, after several new players entered the field.

The combined asset-backed securitizations (ABS) for solar loans, leases and power-purchase agreements (PPAs) broke the $1 billion mark this year, following the close of a record-setting offering from Mosaic in late October. Solar financiers are demonstrating new levels of market interest in these products, which free up capital for new solar loans and leases.

YOU’VE SEEN OUR SIGNS

YOU’VE SEEN OUR SIGNS

THEY’RE EVERYWHERE!

MAPLE SHADE, NJ — Unless you have been living under a rock, you have undoubtedly seen our trademark bright yellow signs popping up all over the state of New Jersey. As proud new owners of solar systems stick them in their yards and solar specialists excitedly place them in high trafficked areas. We are in the business of spreading the good news of solar savings.

TOP 5 WAYS TO LOWER ELECTRIC BILLS IN NJ

TOP 5 WAYS TO LOWER ELECTRIC BILLS IN NJ

Solar power can reduce the cost of heating your home and your hot water. The sun is full of free energy power and will save you money each month on your electric bills. Using solar power for your home will reduce your dependence on your electric company and you will save on the high rising cost of electrical power from conventional means.