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Articles About Solar Myths

The wind turbines are not the thing that is making this landscape look ugly.

Destroying the picturesque landscape?

There have been vocal cries from conservative folks that wind turbines among other renewable power sources like solar destroy the natural landscape. Hmm…

Last modified: August 8, 2019

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Are Homes With Solar Really Worth More?

  For years, we’ve been talking about how much solar panels increase the value of your home. We use a simple calculation to determine the increase in value: We add the energy savings you’ll see per year for 20 years. Well, it looks like we’re not just blowing solar smoke; study after study has shown that […]

Last modified: April 9, 2019

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Solar makes a big mistake marketing to just men

You’ve heard this before:  A woman goes to buy a new car with her husband, and the sales guy spends the entire time speaking to the guy instead of the girl. Maybe the only question asked of her is what color she likes. Same with solar.  Almost universally discussed in living rooms instead of showrooms, […]

Last modified: February 28, 2018

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Solar on the White House and What it Means for You

Well,  perhaps you’ve heard that the White House will finally have solar panels on its roof again in the Spring of 2011. Hooray!  Or not…. As usual, the enemies of solar, fossil fuel companies and Fox News their lobbyists, are saying that this is a waste of tax payer dollars and that the solar panels aren’t […]

Last modified: October 9, 2010

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The cost of the “lets wait and see” solar buying reaction

I replied to an email I got this morning from one of our readers who requested to get quotes from solar installation companies a few weeks ago. He was just curious whether there was any new solar technology out there he wasn’t about to miss the boat on by going solar right now. This is […]

Last modified: September 9, 2009

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