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Our blog covers the latest trends in home electrification, from news to product launches to tips for lowering your energy usage.

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The EnergySage data team is excited to present the 18th edition of the EnergySage Intel: Solar & Storage Marketplace Report, covering the twelve months from January 2023 through December 2023. It delves into pricing trends, equipment preferences, Marketplace shares, and financing terms within the residential solar and storage marketplaces on EnergySage.

Explore the report's key findings.

Rolling over your federal solar tax credit is a straightforward process. The solar tax credit is a nonrefundable tax credit, so you need to have tax liability for the year you want to use it. If you don’t have a tax bill for the current year, you simply have to wait to carry it over until the next year in which you do owe taxes.

What you need to know about rolling over your solar tax credit.
electric vehicle and solar panels on a home

Electric vehicles (EVs) and solar panels are a dynamic duo that puts money back in your pocket and contributes to lower fossil fuel emissions. Throw in growing solar panel adoption and you might reasonably ask how many solar panels you need to charge your new EV.

Here's a breakdown to help determine how many solar panels you need.
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Net metering is one of the most important solar incentives and keeps your electric bills low, or even zero with solar panels. In 2023, four states besides California made major modifications to their net metering policies that lower compensation rates. Five more could make big changes this year.

Here are the states we're watching in 2024.
myths about electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have fast-tracked their way from futuristic novelties to reliable and cost-effective options for many consumers in the last decade or so. Contrary to popular belief, EVs can benefit the environment, air quality, your wallet, and even the electric grid. We’re here to debunk common EV misconceptions, offer a realistic idea of EV feasibility, and help reveal the true potential of EVs.

Uncover the truth from the rumors on EVs.
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