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Mono Vs. Poly Solar Panels

One of the first questions to consider when shopping for solar panels for your home or business is whether you should pick mono or poly solar panels. Both mono and poly solar panels are made of silicon, have silicon molded into crystalline forms, but there are some major differences between the two types, and each has their advantages and disadvantages.

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What are Solar Carports?

Solar carports are ground-mounted solar panels that are installed above driveways and parking lots to form a carport. Solar carports provide shade and protection to vehicles below, and efficiently produce electricity. Solar carports are great for large parking lots, home driveways, and anything in between.

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How To Connect Solar Panels To The Grid

Connecting your solar panel system to the grid has a ton of benefits including selling power back to your utility provider and having the security that your home will always have access to electricity. The process can be difficult if you are planning a do it yourself solar installation project, so it is best to leave an installation project to professionals. The pay off having continuous power and the financial reward from selling your power back to the utility provider is well worth connecting to the grid.

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How to Start a Solar Farm

With annual residential energy costs among the top in the nation, Texas is an excellent location for a solar farm. In 2015, solar energy capabilities increased by 65 percent, and there’s still plenty of need for solar energy. But, before you start looking for solar farm land, here’s some things to know about solar farm development.

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