Solar Users Find Silver Lining to Summer Heat

September 28, 2022

By Bret Biggart

The blast furnace heat of this summer repeatedly pushed Texas’ power grid to the brink. If there’s any silver lining at all, it belongs to solar power users.

When temperatures are this hot, it means the sun is shining brightly. The same energy that cranks highs into the triple digits also packs electrons into solar panels, where

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10 Clean Energy Benefits in the Inflation Reduction Act That Could Change Your Home and Fill Your Wallet

September 27, 2022

This piece was originally published by SunPower.

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law on August 16, 2022. This historic bill covers several issues impacting American lives today but is anchored by clean energy and climate related investments totaling nearly $370 billion.

There is a lot to unpack in the 730-page document, ranging from corporate

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Solar Market Predictions: What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for You

September 26, 2022

The historical Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed in August 2022, marking the largest federal policy to combat the adverse effects of climate change and decarbonize all sectors of the economy. Read more to understand how the U.S. Government’s investment will make your transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles more affordable, but what it will cost you if you wait

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Refer a Friend to Solar – Get $500

September 19, 2022

At Freedom Solar Power, we love when our customers share their solar journey with friends and family to help safeguard the planet. Encouraging your loved ones to join the solar revolution will benefit your wallet and theirs – all while empowering more people to make their own power with solar. Read about how to claim your $500 reward on the

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How to Clean a Solar Panel the Right Way

September 14, 2022

Solar panels are a fantastic investment for many home and business owners.

However, routine maintenance and cleaning is recommended if you want them to function optimally.

If you want to get the most out of your investment, make sure you know how to clean solar panels the right way. It’ll help both your wallet and the environment. Here’s

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Harrisonburg’s Municipal Utility to Offer Virginia’s First Community Solar Project

August 31, 2022

In 2018, Harrisonburg, Virginia initiated its first community solar project, Acorn Solar, which is located on Acorn Drive — the inspiration for its namesake.

With the intent of establishing an electric grid to provide solar energy for the local community, Harrisonburg purchased 10 acres for $550,000. And after three years of planning, the project is finally coming to fruition. 

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How Does the Solar Tax Credit Work? The Ultimate Guide

August 31, 2022
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 until 2033 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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What Is Net Metering, and Why Should You Care?

July 29, 2022

When you go solar, you can often benefit financially by sending excess energy from your panels back to the local electric grid. However, the benefits you get vary by state, city or even utility provider. We’ve outlined key information you should know about net metering and how to empower your community if you decide to go solar now or in

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How to Optimize Your Tesla Powerwall During a Power Outage

July 8, 2022

Freedom Solar Power is committed to providing our customers with expert knowledge on how to optimize their Tesla Powerwall during an outage. We also want to help them understand their energy consumption.

Backup batteries can often seem mysterious, so we’re breaking down the formula to make the Powerwall work for you.

How long does the Tesla Powerwall last during
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