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The best EnergySage videos of 2018

Have you ever had a question about solar, but didn’t have the time to search for an answer? Throughout 2018, we created a number of short animated videos so that you can find answers to the most common questions about solar with the quick click of a button.

We’ve covered a range of topics so far – from understanding the costs included in a solar quote to how the solar tax credit works, and much more in between. Here are just some of our favorite videos from 2018.

Top five myths about solar

Because solar is a less familiar product category, there are a lot of misconceptions about the technology. Here’s our video about the top five solar myths most in need of busting:

How does net metering work?

Solar panels only generate electricity during the daytime. Fortunately, you can send electricity back and forth between your solar panel system and the electric grid thanks to a policy called net metering. With net metering incentives, you can receive credits for excess solar energy you produce during the day and use those credits when you need them at night. Learn more about this incentive by watching our video below:

Do solar panels work in the winter?

It may surprise you to learn that solar panels work well during the winter. While your solar energy system will produce less electricity during snowstorms, cold temperatures actually increase the efficiency of solar panels. Watch this video to find out more about how solar panels work in the winter:

How do you pick the best solar installer?

Choosing your solar installer is one of the most important steps towards going solar – but how do you choose the best one? In this video, we dive into the most important factors to consider as you’re evaluating which solar company to move forward with:

How to get the best deal on solar

Before making any important purchase, you want to compare multiple options, and solar is no different. Obtaining multiple solar quotes will allow you to compare pricing, equipment, financing options, and installers so that you can be sure you’re paying a fair price for the right solar panel system. Learn more in our video below:

Find more videos on EnergySage’s YouTube channel

We only feature five of our favorite videos here, but there are more videos available to watch! Check out EnergySage’s YouTube channel to find more videos about solar. Can’t find a video answering your question about solar? Let us know! We’ll look to answer that question and more as we create new videos throughout 2019.


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