Top Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Solar Panels

Over the last few years, many households have been switching to solar power systems as a source of energy. That’s because they are cost-effective and environmentally friendly. That said, one of the things you should strive for when installing solar panels is extending their lifespan. You’ll be setting yourself up for decades of affordable or […]

Understanding the Solar Panel Maintenance Costs

When purchasing solar panels, one of the key things you’ll have to do is maintain them. You can’t just install them and ignore them. Planning for regular maintenance will extend their lifespan. Fortunately, these devices require minimal maintenance. Let’s take a look at solar panel maintenance costs to help you understand what you can expect. […]

How to Properly Maintain Your Solar Panels

One of the reasons people are encouraged to switch to solar energy is because it’s a long-term investment. But to enjoy the benefits, you need to maintain the solar panels. Fortunately, they don’t need too much upkeep as they only have a few moving parts. Here at Simple Solar, we want our clients to keep enjoying the use of solar throughout their lifespan by maintaining them properly. Let’s discuss how to maintain solar panels.

The Importance of Regular Solar Panel Cleaning

Solar panels are prone to dirt and dust buildup due to how they are installed. The more dust, dirt, and bird droppings accumulate, the more they cover the panels. This necessitates cleaning up because you want to ensure the panels receive as much sunlight as possible. Simple Solar takes you through the importance of regular […]

Federal Energy Tax Credits for Nonprofits: A Guide

If you run a nonprofit and have hesitated to switch to solar for your property, the federal energy tax credits may change your mind. Previously, nonprofits weren’t eligible for solar incentives because they lacked income tax liability. The 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) amendments changed things, and now these organizations can apply for the 30% […]

The Role of Green Grants in Nonprofit Solar Projects

Many Nonprofits (NPOs) across the U.S. have been seeking alternative energy sources such as solar energy. This is to caution people against rising energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and increase energy independence. Plus, with companies like Simple Solar available, installing a solar system is now easier. But while most NPOs are willing to switch to […]

How IRA Benefits Non-Profits and Domestic Solar Investments

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 has brought about significant changes in the realm of clean energy incentives. Among the beneficiaries of this legislation are non-profit organizations such as churches, which now have access to enhanced tax credits for investing in renewable energy infrastructure. In this blog post, we will explore the favorable changes […]

Why Your Church Should Consider Going Solar

No matter how some people may try to fight it, solar energy is here to stay. Renewable energy systems, especially solar panels, are now the cheapest form of energy to generate, which is why the industry has seen exponential growth in recent years. We’re now on our way to making solar panels the leading supplier […]

Solar for Nonprofits: A Comprehensive Guide

Most nonprofits deal with high electric bills every month. This affects their budget significantly, which is already tight. These organizations often depend on grants and donations to run. As such, cost saving is at the top of their list. One way they can achieve this is by installing renewable energy. It saves money and helps […]