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How Rooftop Solar Came To Be

The growth and expansion of rooftop solar has been a slow but worthwhile endeavor.  Believe it or not, mankind has used the power of the sun’s energy dating all the way back to 7th century B.C. when magnifying glasses were used to make fire by concentrating the sun’s rays. Experimenting with the sun’s power carried […]

What Is Net Metering And How Does It Benefit You?

What Is Net Metering Let’s get down to it, what exactly is net metering? Solar energy systems produce electricity at different rates depending on the time of day or year. They hit their peak production in the afternoons when most people tend to be out of the house. So, how does one make up for […]

Colorado Solar Incentives: Five Things Residents Need to Know

Colorado residents are prime candidates for home solar power and energy efficiency. With recent advances in solar technology, lower solar system prices, and attractive incentives there’s never been a better time to take advantage of the state’s abundant solar energy. You can lower or erase your electric bill and invest in your home’s energy future. […]

Top 5 Solar Powered Products for Around the Home

Solar-powered products are everywhere these days. Being environmentally friendly and energy conscious means you can find all sorts of ways to use products powered by solar energy. You’ll be amazed at the fun and innovative solar-powered products now available for everyday activities and around the house. Solar Powered Phone Chargers Solar Powered Fairy Lights Solar […]

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost? 6 Tips for Managing the Upfront Investment Costs of Residential Solar Power

Solar panel costs for homeowners are more affordable than ever—thanks to advances in the solar industry and through the support of substantial tax credits, incentives, rebates and homeowner lease options. 6 tips for managing upfront investment costs of residential solar power. Claim Your Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Apply for State, Local, or Utility Incentives […]

Understanding the Utah Solar Tax Credit

Residents of Utah installing a solar power system can benefit from both federal and state tax credits for renewable energy. To apply for the Renewable Energy System Tax Credit (RESTC) program in Utah you can take the following steps: Steps for Utilizing the Utah Solar Tax Credit: Install a solar energy system Create an account […]

20 Things to Look for When Hiring a Solar Energy Contractor

Are you looking for a solar energy contractor? You may be wondering how to evaluate all your available options. Here are the steps to take when hiring a solar energy contractor: 20 Things to Look for When Hiring a Solar Installer Is the solar energy contractor nearby? What are their ratings and reviews? Is the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Solar Power for Homes

Solar power for homes has never been more viable, affordable or accessible as a means of saving on utility bills, achieving energy independence and lowering your carbon footprint. This guide will help you take the right steps toward making the switch to renewable energy through sun power. What is Solar Power for Homes? Why Should […]

How to Clean Your Solar Panels

Why Your Solar Panels Need to be Clean Solar panels generally get dirty from dust and pollen.  This can be cleaned off very easily with no effort by you.  And how is that possible you might ask? Rain! While you’re inside cuddled up in a blanket and reading a book, your solar panels are being […]

Switching to Solar with Ion Solar

ION Solar is a premium, full-service solar provider to homeowners across 5 states. We’re different than most solar companies in that we actually take care of your entire switch to solar— from start to finish. Most homeowners who go solar with us make the switch with absolutely no upfront costs. $0 out of pocket. Not […]


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1 How to Clean Your Solar Panels
2 More Energy Falls from the Sun on the Earth in an Hour
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