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Get all the expert advice you need about renewable energy products and services. Our team researches everything to do with solar power, wind power, biomass energy, electric vehicles and more!

PRODUCT REVIEW PROCESS

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We gather specification documents, technical specifications, product quality reports and industry benchmarks from leading suppliers and manufacturers.

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FAQs

  1. What should I know before I request a solar installation quote?
    Some basic information you should have available for a quote include the following:
  • What type of roof do you have?
  • What is your daily and monthly energy usage in kilowatt hours (kWh)?
  • Do you intend to use solar for water heating?
  • Do you intend to go completely off the grid?
  • Do you intend to feed unused electricity from your solar installation into the grid?
  1. Are solar panels expensive?
    The price of solar panels is much lower than a few years ago. Thanks to strong competition in the market, the price of solar panels keeps decreasing and the quality of solar panels is constantly improving. This means more efficient energy production at a lower price!
  2. Which solar panels are best for my home?
    There are many solar panel manufacturers across the world. We help you choose the best based on price, efficiency and durability. Broadly speaking, there are two types of solar panels. Monocrystalline panels are more expensive but more efficient than polycrystalline panels. Right now we recommend Canadian Solar and SunPower solar panels as our favourite, but there are loads more you will discover on our site.
  3. How long do solar panels last?
    Solar panels should last for at least 25 years. Their lifespan is improved with regular cleaning and maintenance.
  4. Are small wind turbines worth it?
    Yes! Small wind turbines can help you generate sustainable, green energy for your home or camper. Modern small wind turbines are efficient and reliable. In the long run this helps you decrease your carbon footprint and save money.
  5. What are examples of renewable energy?
    You can power your home, business, camper or campsite with a variety of renewable energy sources. Farmers also use renewable energy sources to power water pumps and other agricultural equipment. Choices include solar power, biomass energy, wind power, geothermal power, hydroelectric power and more. The future of energy is green!

About Tony Lopes

Tony Lopes

Tony is a highly experienced digital marketer turned climate activist specialising in renewable energy. There are fantastic natural resources available on Earth including plenty of sunlight and wind, and this makes renewable energy a great option for sustainable energy production.