Will Solar Panels Work in a Power Outage?

Will Solar Panels Work in a Power Outage?

Power blackouts are sudden inconveniences in our modern lives. Especially here in the Las Vegas Valley, where power outages happen from time-to-time, people wonder if solar energy can be a solution. Will solar panels work in a power outage? The answer is more complex than a simple yes or no. Do Solar Panels Work When the Power Goes Out? While…

Do Solar Panels Lose Efficiency Over Time?

Do Solar Panels Lose Efficiency Over Time?

Today’s solar panels are built to last for decades, but that doesn’t mean they’ll work at peak efficiency decades from now. With the harsh Las Vegas climate added to the mix, you may wonder if solar panels lose efficiency over time. A rooftop solar panel installation is an investment, and any significant drop in efficiency can threaten its viability. The…

How Does Temperature Affect Solar Panels?

How Does Temperature Affect Solar Panels?

Las Vegas summers can get crackling hot, so how does temperature affect solar panels? As air temperatures sail past 110°F and exposed surfaces get dangerously hot, do you have to worry about the heat damaging your solar cells or reducing their efficiency? While sunny days are ideal for solar energy, you do have to take precautions to guard rooftop solar…

8 Common Electrical Problems While Spending More Time at Home

8 Common Electrical Problems While Spending More Time at Home

If you’re noticing short circuits, warm fixtures, flickering lights, or any other strange new electrical problems around your home, you’re not alone. As many of us work from home for the first time, we’re also running into electrical problems in our homes we may never have encountered before. Some residential buildings weren’t built to handle the amount of electricity we’re…

4 Nevada Solar Power Laws for 2020 to Pay Attention To

4 Nevada Solar Power Laws for 2020 to Pay Attention To

Are you thinking about going solar this year? Nevada’s sunny climate has made it a leading solar energy producer, and its regulatory system is finally catching up. 2020 brings new changes to Nevada’s solar laws that you could take advantage of for your own installation. Take a look at current and upcoming laws regarding solar panel installations to maximize your…