Rooftop Solar Cost


Solar Increases Property Valuation of Homes, Says Berkeley Study

Every Watt of solar PV you install on your house adds $4 to your house value. according to a recent study done by U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and a home appraisal expert.

Now, that’s not a bad deal given that the current prices for US residential solar power system is about […]

1 Million Solar Homes in the US Soon

By Feb 2016, the United States would have hit an important landmark in solar power – it will have 1 million houses with solar panels on their rooftops, says this news report.

There are about 125 million households in the US (includes those in apartment complexes), so a million of a hundred million is not exactly […]

Solar Cost Comparison Tool for the US Rooftop Solar Sector – SolarIQ

The web platform SolarIQ provides a useful cost comparison tool for the US residential solar market.

By comparing actual sales costs of solar systems in your area, the tool shows you what you should be paying. They also make sure you know about any incentives (federal, state, and local) that could help you save money.

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Rooftop Solar Cost Vs Grid Power Price for Australian Cities

Interesting article here that compares, for the main Australian cities, the cost of rooftop solar power with the cost of grid power.

Going by this article, it appears that grid parity has been a reality in Australia for quite some time!

Do read the article when time permits – here

High Efficiency Solar Panels Could Mean Solar Can Live Without Subsidies Soon

A spate of announcements recently saw mainstream solar module efficiencies reach 20+%, well in fact, 22% and above.

First, it was SolarCity that said it will roll out 22% efficiency; within a couple of days, Panasonic shot back saying its modules off its module line had 22.5% efficiency, all the time SunPower looking at them saying its module […]

Solar Cell – The Basic Unit of a Solar Power Plant

Summary: A solar cell is the smallest unit of a solar power system. Many solar cells make a solar panel.

A solar cell is the basic electricity generating unit of the solar photovoltaic system.

You would have surely heard about Solar Cells? What are solar cells, how are they made and how do they generate electricity?

Solar cells form […]

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