Energy Concepts Solar array

Not all solar panels are the same. Just like a lot of things, inventors, engineers and scientists have created different solutions to the same problem. In the case of solar, the problem is how to extract energy from the sun! Here are the different types of solar panels and how they work! Polycrystalline One of…

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Energy Concepts Commercial solar install

Solar panels are clearly the energy source of the future, but how did we get to the point we are now? How do today’s panels compare to solar energy in the past? Our pros will take you through history! Solar Energy Of course, it really depends on how you define solar energy. People have been…

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Energy Concepts solar panels

When you are considering making such a big investment in your home and future like a solar system, you need to have the confidence that your investment will last a long time. After all, your investment only gets better the longer you have the system because there aren’t any associated maintenance costs. Luckily, solar panels last…

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Solar array

So you’re considering having your business go solar? Perhaps, you’ve heard of other businesses going green and are wondering what the benefits of solar are. One shining example is Microsoft. The company gets all of its energy from renewable sources! If it works for Microsoft, it can work for your business, too! After all, overhead is…

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Beautiful solar install

With the amount of uncertainty in the world right now, we wanted to provide some answers to the questions we hear the most. Solar is still a burgeoning technology with room to grow, and 2020 offers excellent incentives and innovations for the future. Let’s get to those FAQs! What’s the State of Solar Incentives in…

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Solar install Energy Concepts

Solar energy is the future. It’s sustainable, cheap, and has the potential to get even better with advances in technology. However, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about it, too. Often people dismiss solar energy by questioning the effectiveness during times of inclimate weather. We’ll explain the true ways weather can impact your solar system, so…

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Green living

Going green is not only is a lifestyle better for the planet, but it can also save you some serious green. Here are a few impactful ways that you can lower your carbon footprint to slash your energy bill. Set the Water Heater to a Lower Temperature Some household appliances can quietly drain a lot…

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Father with child reviewing energy proposals

We get it. The upfront cost of solar panels can give many homeowners pause. However, when you think longterm, there’s a real return on investment that will pay off for years to come. If you’re currently weighing the pros and cons of purchasing solar panels, consider how long it will take before you begin to…

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Home under dark clouds

Winter brings many new responsibilities for Fresno homeowners. From yard work to sealing your building’s cracks and crevices, there’s plenty to do. Naturally, those with solar panels might wonder how the season is going to impact their household’s energy systems as well. Fortunately, winter’s impacts on solar installations are easy to predict. Here’s a quick rundown…

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Sun rising over solar farm

A solar energy generating system relies on four main components: solar panels, inverter, batteries, and charge controller. While other parts and pieces may need to be added, those are the four main ones to know about. Let’s look at each of them. Solar panels Solar panels use the photovoltaic effect to convert the sun’s rays into electricity.…

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