Energy Saving Tips

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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Understanding Your Solar System Performance With the mySunPower® App

September 27, 2022

This piece was originally published by SunPower.

Performance monitoring is a crucial but often overlooked part of owning a solar or solar + storage system. After installation, it’s normal to be curious about whether your SunPower® solar power system is working properly and how much energy it’s producing. Here’s what you need to know about monitoring your system using

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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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How Many Solar Panels Do You Need for EVs?

January 13, 2022

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. and around the world for their environmental and performance benefits as manufacturers launch plug-in EV models across their fleets. And whether you own an EV or are interested in purchasing one, there’s a fair chance you’ll be in the market for a home charging port for your EV battery as

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How Going Solar Benefits the Environment and Public Health

January 5, 2022

Most people know of solar power and its status as a “green energy.” But fewer people know about the specific environmental and public health benefits of solar power. They are more substantial than you might think.

How does solar power impact greenhouse gas emissions? How does it affect the ground and water supplies? How can solar energy benefit your

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Home EV Charging vs. Public EV Charging

December 10, 2021

The electric vehicle (EV) industry is booming beyond the passenger car market. Public transit buses, trucks of all shapes and sizes (including long-haul semis) and even large tractor trailers are using electricity to power up. 

Here’s a look at the current and expected reality of charging an EV at public stations on the road and at home. 

Types of EVs
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Who Makes the Best Solar Panels?

December 8, 2021

Determining who makes the best solar panels can be challenging, especially with the proliferation of solar companies over recent years.

In this article, we present the most important considerations to evaluate the quality of solar panels and share recent findings from third-party review sites.

Evaluation Criteria

You can use several criteria to evaluate the quality of solar panels:

  • Efficiency and
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Tips to Save on Energy Costs

September 10, 2021

Energy efficiency is defined as using less energy — and therefore paying less money — to achieve the same level of comfort in your home. These days, that means using technology and changing your behavior to use electricity and water more efficiently and, as a result, lowering your monthly utility bills while helping the environment.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS TO SAVE ENERGY
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