Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

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Wondering how many solar panels it will take to power your home or business? You're in luck! This post is dedicated to helping you properly size your solar panel system and also understand basic solar energy measurements and terminology such as kilowatt and kilowatt-hour. Although MOXIE will walk you through all the important steps of sizing your system in detail, having a solid understanding of the basics will only make the process easier. Plus, we truly want you to fully understand the ins and outs of solar power! Quick note: This post explains how to calculate the number of solar panels you need to offset your average electricity usage. While this is the most common way to size a solar panel system, it's not your only option. Read our recent…
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How Long Does it Take to Install Solar Panels?

How Long Does it Take to Install Solar Panels?

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With MOXIE's Rapid Installation Team™, It's Quicker than Ever Before Once you have decided to get solar energy for your home, farm, or business, the last thing you want to do is sit and wait to enjoy its many benefits. Whether your reason for making the switch to solar is to save money on rising energy bills or to protect the environment, MOXIE understands that there's not a second to waste. Enter the MOXIE Rapid Installation Team™, an in-house turnkey solar panel installation team that utilizes state-of-the-art virtual technology to expedite every step of the go solar process. The result is a long-lasting solar array that that's installed quicker than ever before, without sacrificing quality. The newly formed Rapid Installation Team™ has allowed us to set first-contact to inspection times…
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Is Solar Energy Reliable Enough for My Home or Business?

Is Solar Energy Reliable Enough for My Home or Business?

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How reliable is solar energy? It's an important question for people considering the switch to solar because we live in a fast-paced, energy-dependent world. When it comes to your home or business, there is no time for power outages or lack of available power. Although it's a broad one, there are two main ways to look at this question – "resource reliability" and "production reliability". Resource reliability is about the availability of the energy source (sunshine) and its ability to regularly reach your panels. Production reliability is more about the ability to consistently turn that sunshine into usable electricity. This production mainly depends on the dependability of the solar system hardware (panels, inverters, wiring), as well as the quality of the solar energy installation. Of course, there must be a…
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MOXIE, America’s Solar Company Announces Military Discount Program

MOXIE, America’s Solar Company Announces Military Discount Program

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Watts for Warriors provides veterans and active-duty military families with near at-cost solar installations & $1,000 care package MOXIE, an award-winning solar panel installation company, is proud to announce what is likely the nation's best military discount for residential solar panel installation. The Watts for Warriors Program provides near at-cost residential solar energy and battery storage solutions for active and retired members of the armed forces and reserves across all of MOXIE's service areas. The program also provides an instant $1,000 upon signing, which can be used for any immediate needs or towards additional savings on the already discounted solar panel system. According to MOXIE CEO, Jason Hall, this military discount solar program is something that aligns perfectly with the company's persona of being "America's Solar Company" and with its…
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7 Questions to Ask a Solar Company Before Signing Up

7 Questions to Ask a Solar Company Before Signing Up

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Solar energy is a relatively new concept for many Americans and, until you're ready to install it, you probably haven't thought twice about the best questions to ask a solar company. Luckily, MOXIE has you covered with the top 7 questions to ask a solar company before signing up with them. Of all the questions you could ask, these are the most important ones when it comes down to it. Keep in mind that we don't expect you to just ask us these questions. Even though solar is a proven long-term investment, it's still a significant one. Our team is here to educate first and sell second. In fact, we recommend to our customers that they should get several solar consultations from different solar companies before signing up. That's how…
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Opportunity Zones + Solar = Double Tax Savings for Your Business

Opportunity Zones + Solar = Double Tax Savings for Your Business

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Opportunity Zones are a little known investment tool that could help your business install renewable solar energy while saving big on taxes and rising energy bills. First, Economic Opportunity Zones aside, the reasons to install solar for your business are plentiful. There are government incentives (26% federal solar investment tax credit, state tax credits, and renewable energy credits). Then there's the immediate energy savings you will realize when you officially stop renting overpriced energy from the utility company. Plus, there's that whole saving the planet part and getting to brag to your customers about how your business is helping to offset millions of pounds of carbon emissions. Just imagine the press release! When you take a hard look at the numbers, installing solar for your business is likely a no-brainer.…
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Do Solar Panels Save Money?

Do Solar Panels Save Money?

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A Look at Your Solar Panel Savings Potential and the Cost of Not Going Solar Of all the reasons to install solar panels, none have a more direct impact on you than the potential to save money. But is it really true? Do solar panels save money? Can the switch to clean, renewable energy really provide benefit to both our planet and your bank account? It may sound too good to be true, but the answer is yes. With over 12 years of solar installation experience, we've seen it happen for our customers time and time again. Still, solar panel installation is something that requires a careful, strategic plan that's backed by real data and customized financial planning. For you, the individual considering solar panel installation, it requires a long-term…
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Is My Roof Good for Solar?

Is My Roof Good for Solar?

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5 Things to Consider When Installing Rooftop Solar If you're interested in installing solar panels on the roof of your home, garage, barn, or other structure – "Is my roof good for solar" is one of the first questions you should ask. Once installed on your roof, those panels will be up there for decades. So, one of the first steps of your free MOXIE solar consultation will be considering the pros and cons of your roof as it pertains to quality, uninterrupted solar energy production. Here are 5 things you should think about when considering a rooftop solar installation. 1. What is your roof made of? Asphalt shingles are common for residential roofs and this type of roof is ideal for roof-mounted solar panels. A metal roof, clay tile…
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