Simple ways to celebrate Earth Day 2017!

Celebrate Earth Day 2017 with Direct Energy Solar! Here are some meaningful ways that you can make a difference on April 22 and throughout the entire year at both your home and workplace.   1.) Give your car a break. Conserve your gasoline and limit your emissions for a day. Walk, run or ride a … Continue reading “Simple ways to celebrate Earth Day 2017!”

Solar PV Installations – Who Is Responsible for What?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is incredibly durable. Your panels may need occasional cleaning, but that’s about it. However, getting set up with a new installation can either be a hassle-free experience or an extremely frustrating one. In order to avoid unnecessary headaches, it is important that you understand what all is involved—and who is ultimately … Continue reading “Solar PV Installations – Who Is Responsible for What?”

How Do I Evaluate a Solar Proposal?

There is no shortage of solar installers these days—it truly is a buyer’s market. You’ve probably already been inundated with offers via email and post. But as you begin exploring your options, how do you separate reputable installers who genuinely want to save you money—from those who simply want to take your hard-earned cash? Below … Continue reading “How Do I Evaluate a Solar Proposal?”

Checklist: Do You Qualify for the Solar Investment Tax Credit?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations have never been more affordable than they are today. But with the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), installing PV panels becomes 30% cheaper. Not surprisingly, the ITC is one of the most popular green incentives in the industry. And it has helped bring solar power within easy financial reach of millions … Continue reading “Checklist: Do You Qualify for the Solar Investment Tax Credit?”

30 Second Solar Overview: Plug into the Sun!

Solar power is on the rise. Did you know that last year, a new solar system was installed on someone’s home or business every two minutes in the United States? What’s leading this rush to solar? How can you cash in the energy savings, too? Solar energy is a great way to take control of … Continue reading “30 Second Solar Overview: Plug into the Sun!”