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Solar Group Buy

Solar Group Buy

Solar group buying has been going on for years now. Many different homeowners associations, neighborhoods, and homeowners have taken advantage of the incentives that can be found through solar group buying. But many wonder if solar is still worth group buying in 2021....

5 Best Renewable Energy Sources (That Work) In 2021

5 Best Renewable Energy Sources (That Work) In 2021

Electric cars, paper straws, and renewable energy are in the spotlight as we move towards a more sustainable way of life.  There are a number of renewable energy forms on the market today, such as solar, wind, water, biofuels, and many more. But which is the best...

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

Save yourself from making an expensive mistake! There are more than just a few things you should know before putting solar panels on your roof. Putting solar panels on your roof isn’t too complex of a task, but there is a fairly small margin for error which can result...

Solar For My Business

How Long Do Solar Panels Last? Breaking Down Their Average Life Span

How Long Do Solar Panels Last? Breaking Down Their Average Life Span

How long do solar panels last? Do they become less effective over time? Something that every homeowner and business owner wonders when they are considering purchasing solar panels is how long they will last. We love answering this question because we think that you'll...

Rays a Glass Solar Happy Hours Were a Shining Success

Rays a Glass Solar Happy Hours Were a Shining Success

Last week we hosted three informational sessions in the Madison area to answer questions about solar energy and help residents understand how easy it is to go solar. We had a blast getting to know this eco-friendly community and spreading the good word of solar (and...

Are Solar Panels Really Worth It in 2021?

Are Solar Panels Really Worth It in 2021?

Given the changes to the tax code over the past few years, it is reasonable to ask 'are solar panels worth it?' and look into the benefits of solar energy. Here are some important answers to the burning questions about solar panels for your home. These days, what is...

7 Companies That Use Solar Energy & Why You Should Too

7 Companies That Use Solar Energy & Why You Should Too

Many businesses are adopting solar energy after realizing there are huge benefits to be gained. Going solar not only creates positive PR for a business, but it gives them a cheaper option for energy that also helps the environment. This is significantly increasing the...

Products & Materials

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

At Sun Badger Solar, it's our goal to provide our customers with the best possible solar panels. Solar panels can be manufactured in a number of ways and are constructed of quite a few different material options. Some materials are better than others and offer...

How Long Do Solar Panels Last? Breaking Down Their Average Life Span

How Long Do Solar Panels Last? Breaking Down Their Average Life Span

How long do solar panels last? Do they become less effective over time? Something that every homeowner and business owner wonders when they are considering purchasing solar panels is how long they will last. We love answering this question because we think that you'll...

Solar & Weather

How To Bird-Proof Your Solar Panel Setup (DIY Guide)

How To Bird-Proof Your Solar Panel Setup (DIY Guide)

Have you had problems with birds getting onto your solar panels? Pigeons and other similar birds like to hang around on top of roofs. While the feathers and bird poop left behind are definitely a downside, there are even greater disadvantages for those who have solar...

How to Maintain Your Solar Panels During Winter

How to Maintain Your Solar Panels During Winter

Today’s solar panels are relatively maintenance-free. The sleek design, black-on-black color, and sophisticated technology mean that snow melts quickly off your solar panels in Winter. However, here in the Midwest, heavy and seemingly never-ending snowfall is a simple...

Solar Installation Process

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

What Are Solar Panels Made Of? A Look At Solar Panel Materials

At Sun Badger Solar, it's our goal to provide our customers with the best possible solar panels. Solar panels can be manufactured in a number of ways and are constructed of quite a few different material options. Some materials are better than others and offer...

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

7 Things You Should Know Before Putting Solar Panels On Your Roof

Save yourself from making an expensive mistake! There are more than just a few things you should know before putting solar panels on your roof. Putting solar panels on your roof isn’t too complex of a task, but there is a fairly small margin for error which can result...

How Much Do Solar Panels Save On Energy? (And Are They Worth It?)

How Much Do Solar Panels Save On Energy? (And Are They Worth It?)

Solar panels come with massive benefits both in the money that they save homeowners and the sustainable green energy they produce. Many homeowners wonder how much solar panels will actually help you save on electricity use and cost. However, because they are expensive...

Solar Cost & Financing

How Solar Panels Save You Money

How Solar Panels Save You Money

If you haven't heard by now, solar panels can save you some serious money. When it comes to owning a home or business, electricity can be one of your highest monthly expenses. And not just that, but electricity is also an expense that increases every few months...

Solar Incentives

Minnesota Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Minnesota Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Finding the right rebates, incentives, tax credits, and benefits for your solar installation is just as important as finding the right solar panels and solar installers. At Sun Badger Solar, we know there are some great incentives and benefits out there, and it's our...

Wisconsin Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Wisconsin Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Solar energy is an investment both into your future and the Earth's future. Let's face it. There's a lot of good that can come from installing a product that's good for the Earth. At Sun Badger Solar, we want to help make communities aware of all the benefits and...

Illinois Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Illinois Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

There are many great Illinois solar incentives and rebates both from the state, local, and federal government. If you're on top of it and ready when it comes time to install your solar energy system, you'll be able to take advantage of all the opportunities. But, to...

Florida Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

Florida Solar Incentives, Tax Credits & Rebates [2021 Update]

There's a lot more to solar panels than just the energy they produce. Many homeowners and businesses can save money with Florida solar incentives. That's the big advantage of installing solar panels. You'll see incentives and benefits for years and years to come....

Solar Batteries & Storage

Solar Battery Bank: Best Options For Homeowners + How They Work

Solar Battery Bank: Best Options For Homeowners + How They Work

A solar battery bank will allow you to take your energy-savings and efficiency to the next level. A solar battery can even offer other benefits like having power when the sun isn’t shining or when the grid turns off due to a storm or other unforeseen circumstances. A...

Understanding Off-Grid Solar: How Do Off-Grid Batteries Work?

Understanding Off-Grid Solar: How Do Off-Grid Batteries Work?

Integrating solar panels into your home is a great way to save money, as well as reduce your carbon footprint. Today, we’re going to discuss one method for installing solar panels, called off-grid solar kits. In this post, we’ll be answering some common questions...

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