An update on solar production after a tough winter.
Category Archives: #solar
Opinion: Tesla Strikes Back
Anecdotal evidence from Electrek shows Tesla is pulling back on solar markets and installations.
Our house is now a 30 MWh a year solar powerhouse
Our second set of SunPower solar panels turns our house into an energy producing miniature powerhouse.
Our second set of solar panels arrive next week
Our second set of panels is coming this week!
Inflation Reduction Act – residential credits
Some of the home improvements you can make and save money through the Inflation Reduction Act
The House passes the Inflation Reduction Act
A quick summary of the historic Inflation Reduction Act that the US House has passed this week.
Expanding our solar panels
We were fortunate to escape the Texas heat and drought for a month. Our electricity needs were minimal, with the house AC set to 78° F (25.5°C). Even with only the AC running, our solar production was eclipsed by running the AC through the night. This is due to high night time temperatures. The currentContinue reading “Expanding our solar panels”
SoFi raises savings rate to 1.8%
Quick update. Thanks for your patience as I was out of country for a month seeing relatives. SoFi has boosted their checking and savings rates to 1.8%. I look for other banks to match them. If someone offers better on either let me know. It’s a small amount, especially as loans rates increase for mortgages,Continue reading “SoFi raises savings rate to 1.8%”
SunPower Texas Solar Panels – 3 Month Review
I review our SunPower solar panels after 3 months of use. Original article on Cleantechnica.
Solar panels vs electric vehicles, which saves more carbon dioxide?
If you had to choose between solar panels and a Model 3 for greater CO2 savings, which would you choose first? The answer for most people is solar panels, unless you drive a lot or get a good price on an EV. Details from our own experience follow.