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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In San Antonio?

May 27, 2021

The Alamo City is, perhaps surprisingly, a leader in sustainable energy, ranking fifth in installed solar capacity among major US cities. In Texas and beyond, homeowners are going solar more than ever before. Harnessing home-grown sunshine is the path to a greener, more sustainable lifestyle — not to mention drastically reduced or even eliminated electricity bills!

Of course, when you’re

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Austin?

May 20, 2021

As the “Live Music Capital of the World” and a city consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, Austin, Texas, is used to receiving accolades. But it’s also well known for something else — its reputation as a solar energy leader. 

In fact, Austin was recently ranked as the number one city for

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Irving?

May 18, 2021

With nearly 250 days of sunshine each year, Irving, Texas, is an ideal place to make the switch to solar for your home. In Texas and beyond, solar energy has an incredibly bright future ahead. That’s because our nation is harnessing homegrown sunshine at an unprecedented rate. The US is now home to more than 2 million solar panel installations,

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

April 27, 2021

Congratulations! You’re on your way toward a future of clean, sustainable energy. Now you just need to determine what size solar installation will generate enough electricity to meet your home’s energy consumption needs. 

In order to figure out what size solar panel system is ideal for you, you must determine how many solar panels you’ll actually need for your roof

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

April 20, 2021

You know that solar panels absorb sunshine, which somehow converts to electricity so that you can wash a load of laundry, run your AC on a hot day, and binge a night of Netflix on the couch. But exactly how do solar panels work?

Energy is created because of the photovoltaic effect‚ a process that allows matter to emit electrons

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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

April 13, 2021

Going solar is the best way to transition to clean, sustainable energy while also dramatically reducing your monthly utility bills — or even eliminating them entirely! And there’s even more good news. A solar installation has a surprisingly long lifespan. In fact, most will last an average of 25 years before they begin to degrade, and most solar panel manufacturers

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Houston?

April 1, 2021

If you live in the sunny city of Houston, Texas, you couldn’t be in a better spot for solar power. The Texan metropolis is a leader in the solar energy revolution. In fact, Google named Houston a top US city for rooftop solar potential, and the city has committed to providing 100% renewable energy for all municipal operations.

Solar panels

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Denver?

March 31, 2021

If you’re a Denver homeowner, you couldn’t live in a more ideal place for going solar. That’s because Colorado is a leader in the renewable energy revolution. In fact, legislature in the Centennial State has committed to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050.

Colorado stands as a beacon for green energy, and the rest of the country has seen the light.

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Colorado Springs?

March 30, 2021

Colorado Springs — home to the Rocky Mountains, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods Park, and so much more — is a place of stunning natural beauty. And as a leader in the renewable energy revolution, the state of Colorado is serious about protecting and preserving that irreplaceable environment. In fact, the Centennial state has pledged to draw 100% of

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Colorado?

March 29, 2021

Colorado is well known for its stunning natural beauty, as well as its commitment to environmental sustainability. In fact, the Centennial state has pledged to draw 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050, making it one of the best places to add a solar panel installation to your home.

When you harness the power of the sun,

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Winter Storm Power Outage

March 2, 2021

Texas has always taken great pride in its strength and independence, and the Lone Star State is no stranger to using those trademark qualities to get past all sorts of crises. Many of those difficult situations stem from natural disasters — typically staggering summer heats or a devastating hurricane. But recently, millions of Texans across the state found themselves without

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How Does The Solar Tax Credit Work? The Ultimate Guide

February 11, 2021
Thinking about making the switch to solar power for your home or business? You’re in luck. The federal government is offering a federal solar tax credit for 2021 to help subsidize the purchase and installation of a solar panel system for residential homeowners and commercial businesses throughout the United States.
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Notable Projects of 2020

February 3, 2021

The sun has set on 2020, and it was quite the year! Despite the difficulties that arose, Freedom Solar had a year of record growth. We’re excited to take a look back and share a few of our favorite projects from a year that none of us will soon forget.

SPACE INVADERS

This unique San Antonio system was definitely

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2020 Federal 26 Percent Tax Credit Extended

December 29, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, many of us have been anticipating the results of a new COVID relief package — especially those of us who have been financially affected this year. But Congress has been at work on more than just our stimulus checks. The December COVID relief bill is part of an omnibus spending package that also focuses

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Austin, the Leader in Solar Power

December 28, 2020

We’re already known as the Live Music Capital of the World, as well as the home of some of the best breakfast tacos around. Now Austin, Texas, can also add Solar Energy Leader to its impressive resume. Curious about why Austin tops the list of green US cities? Keep reading to find out how our quirky city is helping reshape

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Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

December 7, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, temperatures don’t dip in the winter because Earth is farther away from the sun. In fact, Earth is actually farthest from the sun in July and closest to the sun in January. So what does this mean for your solar panels once the temperatures drop? Stay with us as we answer all your questions about

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Kid-Friendly Solar STEM Projects!

October 14, 2020

This school year is looking different for families all over the world. With at-home and hybrid learning becoming the new normal, we wanted to help out by sharing a couple of fun solar STEM lessons to keep things interesting.

1. Converting Sunlight Into Heat

How do we heat up water fastest?

Materials needed:

  • 3 clear cups (all the same)

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Freedom Solar Expands to Colorado

October 14, 2020
FREEDOM SOLAR EXPANDS TO COLORADO AS THE FIRST SUNPOWER MASTER DEALER IN COLORADO

Freedom Solar is excited to announce its expansion to Colorado. With the world’s best solar technology and a side of Texas southern hospitality, we can’t wait to give more Colorado homeowners the power to make their own electricity and gain energy independence.

Texans and Coloradans have a

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How Much Can You Save with the Solar Federal Tax Credit

October 8, 2020

Have You Heard About the Federal Government Solar Rebate?

If you’ve been curious about adding solar panels to your home, you’ve probably heard about the federal solar tax credit, which can help homeowners like you better afford the cost of installation. But 2021 will bring a reduction of the tax credit. So what does that mean for homeowners who still

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Texas Solar Round-up

July 1, 2020

Welcome to the State of Texas Solar, where we discuss all things solar in the Lone Star state. In the past year, the solar market in Texas has experienced record-breaking growth – as they say, everything is bigger in Texas and that includes the demand for solar. In true Texas spirit, the charge for solar has created friendly competition in

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