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Texas
Megan Oster
Are solar panels worth it in Houston?

Houston homeowners, are you curious about whether solar panels are worth it? Houston, known as the Energy Capital of the World, is home to an extensive network of energy companies including oil, natural gas, and renewable energy corporations. And Houston is a notable player in the social energy space as well, ranking in the top…

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Downtown Dallas, TX
Texas
Tara Grant
Everything you need to know about solar incentives in Dallas 

If you’re thinking about going solar, chances are, you’ll want to know all about solar incentives in Dallas. Solar is one of the fastest growing industries in the energy sector. This is especially true for Texas. The Lone Star State is projected to become the largest producer of solar energy in the nation within the…

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Texas
Megan Oster
6 Houston Solar Incentives: What You Need to Know Before Going Solar

Are you thinking about using solar energy to power your home? If solar interests you, but you’re unsure of the cost, we have great news! In Houston, solar incentives make going solar more affordable. Incentives can help you save money in different ways, from offering a credit on your federal taxes to giving you cash…

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Aerial view of neighborhood with some homes having solar panels installed
Texas
Tara Grant
Can HOA deny solar panels in Texas? What you need to know

No, HOAs cannot deny the installation of solar panels in Texas. However, they are allowed to place restrictions on the solar energy systems you choose to install. If your homeowner’s association (HOA) is trying to come down hard on you, look into the Texas Solar Rights Act. This legislation protects your right to install a…

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Texas
Tara Grant
Did the price of electricity go up in Texas?

Well, you aren’t crazy. The price of electricity has gone up(1). And it’s not really a surprise considering everything going on in the world right now. We’re up against steadily climbing oil and gas prices, extreme weather conditions, and an increased demand for power. Texas is one of the biggest states in the U.S. That…

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are solar panels worth it in texas
Texas
Tara Grant
Are solar panels worth it in Texas?

Every day there seems to be more and more reasons to go solar, but are solar panels worth it in Texas? Solar comes with a host of advantages: reduced utility costs, a great leap towards home energy efficiency, and super easy upkeep that actually increases the value of your home. All of the renewable energy…

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Texas
Tara Grant
Why Does Texas Have Its Own Power Grid & Is It Really Ready for Winter?

Just last year in Texas, temperatures fell with devastating results during Winter Storm Uri. A massive state-wide power outage that lasted days, resulting in 246 deaths, left thousands in the cold and uncertain about the state of the Texas power grid. While winter temperatures have been cold, but not debilitating, there’s still cause for pause…

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Texas
Tara Grant
Why Did The Texas Power Grid Fail? (And How It Can Be Fixed)

Power outages can be a true inconvenience, no matter where you live. In recent years, blackouts have been happening all over the U.S., especially in California. But in Texas, they’re downright dangerous. In February 2021, the Winter Storm Uri shook the country when energy powerhouse Texas left many without their utilities. Since then, there’s been…

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solar panels in Texas
Texas
Tara Grant
Power outages in Texas, grid failures, and the solar panel solution

Solar panels in Texas are most definitely worth it. When the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) requested that Texans conserve their energy, many were dumbfounded. Can you blame them? We are in the dawn of the technological age. There is a perceived endless supply of energy that is constantly replenished and fastidiously advanced. Grid…

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Texas
Tara Grant
6 Austin Solar Incentives You Need To Know

Have you been thinking about going solar? Maybe you’ve thought about it but haven’t been quite ready to make the jump. Well, let us put your concerns at ease with these six solar rebates and incentives Austin, Texas offers its residents when they make the decision to go solar. GOING SOLAR IN AUSTIN 1. The…

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