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How Do Solar Panels Work for Your Home?

  Overview: Solar panels contain cells of semiconductive material, usually silicon When subject to sunlight, an electric charge is created due to the photoelectric effect (more below) The solar energy feeds into your system’s solar inverter(s) The inverter(s) changes the energy to a usable state, matching the frequency of the utility grid Below, we’ll break…

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How Solar Panels Work

Solutions for high levels of solar power Getting to high levels of PV usage is desirable, given all the benefits that solar offers, but it also presents challenges. Those challenges are not insurmountable, however; upgrades to technology and updates to how electricity is bought and sold can help make increasing levels of solar penetration possible….

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Solar 101: How Solar Energy Works (Step by Step)

Have you ever looked at the solar panels on roofs and wondered exactly what they do, and how?  Well, those hi-tech expanses of shimmering glass are actually just one component in a complex network that harnesses the sun’s renewable energy to deliver electricity to the home within. Let’s take a simple, step-by-step look at how…

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Featured Article – Health & Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

This article was originally posted by EnergySage located on the following link: https://news.energysage.com/health-environmental-benefits-of-solar-energy/   Homeowners and utilities alike are choosing solar energy at a faster rate than ever before in the United States. The explosive growth of solar power is partly a result of the falling cost of solar panels. Rebates and incentives have also contributed to…

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What are peak electricity hours and why am I charged more?

Different Ways Electric Companies Determine Billing Electric companies have 2 different modules for residential customers. The standard electricity plan requires a flat rate for usage regardless of the time of day it is. Time-of-use (TOU) plans have different cost for usage depending on the time of day you are drawing from the electricity grid.  …

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Myths about Solar

Solar panels do not work in cold weather or when it is cloudy.   This is incorrect! Solar panels work even when the weather does not appear to be sunny. With the technology of solar panels, they are able to work effectively and efficiently all year round. Solar Panels are even more effective on cooler…

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What Makes Solar Energy Green?

Solar energy has become a leading source of green energy. Solar energy is created by a solar panel system catching the sun’s rays and transforming the photons into clean, renewable energy. As long as we don’t run out of sunshine, we won’t run out of the energy source for solar.  This sustainable energy source allows…

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6 Benefits of Solar Power

As interest in solar power grows, you may wonder, what are the benefits of solar power? Is it worth investing in the upfront cost of solar panel installation? Is solar power really better for the Earth? Today, we are going to answer all of these questions and more. Solar energy is a green, renewable energy…

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint With Solar Power

We often hear the word carbon footprint. But, what exactly does it mean and how does going solar help? In today’s blog, we are going to discuss these facts and more.  Continue reading to learn about how your carbon footprint is measured and how you can help reduce it. And, if you are ready to…

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Welcome to the Solar Titan USA Blog Page

We are Solar Titan USA — your Top Rated Local® solar company. We specialize in solar panel installation in Knoxville, Lexington, and the surrounding areas. We take immense pride in providing an exceptional customer experience and unbeatable installation services. At Solar Titan USA, we handle everything in-house from your first call all the way through…

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