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How Silver Is Important in Solar Panel Production

April 7, 2021

Silver plays a crucial role in the development of solar panels and cells to help turn the sun’s energy into electricity. An estimated 80.5 million ounces of silver were used for solar rooftops in Phoenix, AZ and the solar electricity field in general in the most recent year for which there was complete information. This amounts to a significant portion of the total physical silver refined annually (approximately 8 percent). Here’s an overview of what you should know about solar panels and silver, and the importance of silver in the solar industry. An overview When sunlight shines on a silicon... View Article

Solar Panels Are Sustainable!

March 24, 2021

These days, sustainability is an increasingly big priority for homeowners. Between saving money on energy, reducing environmental footprints and boosting property value, there are a lot of reasons why so many homeowners are opting for solar panel installation on their homes. If you’re curious about solar energy, but you don’t know much about sustainable solar panels in Phoenix, AZ, keep reading to learn more. Solar energy basics You’ve probably seen solar panels at work, but you might not know exactly how solar energy works. While the nitty gritty process of solar energy production can be complicated, understanding some solar energy... View Article

Learn About Solar Rooftop Potential

March 10, 2021

Here in Phoenix, we get plenty of sunshine, and installing solar panels allows property owners to take advantage of all that sunny weather. Understanding more about solar rooftop potential in Phoenix, AZ can help you think more about the possibility of installing solar panels on your property so you can decide whether it’s the right choice for your home. Keep reading to find out about assessing the potential of your rooftop to generate solar energy. Tools to calculate solar potential Assessing solar rooftop potential in Phoenix, AZ gives homeowners a better idea of what they can expect from an investment... View Article

How Good Is Arizona for Solar Energy Production?

February 20, 2021

As interest in and adoption of solar energy grows, it’s worthwhile to examine how our state is performing on this green technology and how we can further improve. Read on to learn more about how much solar energy is produced in Arizona. How Arizona stacks up against other states According to the November 2020 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Arizona ranked fourth in generating electricity from solar energy, accounting for 6.4 percent of the U.S. total. Meanwhile, Arizona only accounts for 2.2 percent of the total U.S. population, as the 14th most populous state, which means the... View Article

Solar Energy Trends for 2021

February 6, 2021

As technology advances and the appetite for alternative energy sources grows, solar power production and utilization have increasingly risen over the past few years. The solar industry is unlikely to slow down in 2021, especially with higher utility bills incurred as we all continue to spend more time in our homes. Here are the solar energy trends in 2021 to watch for in Phoenix, AZ. More solar shingles Solar shingles, also known as solar roofs or solar roof tiles, can be permanently installed on the roof of a building to generate solar power. The price of solar shingles has gone... View Article

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