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Texas Power Crisis: One Year Later

A Rare Cold Snap Causes Texas Power Crisis One year ago, Texas was struck with a series of winter storms that became huge, nationwide news. It wasn’t the storm itself, but the massive power outages that followed across large portions of the Lone Star State that made headlines. Some baselessly blamed the Texas power crisis […]

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February 15th, 2022 | By Christopher Butts

Why Winter Is A Great Time To Go Solar

As you begin your research to add solar panels at your home, you may be curious as to when is the best time to go solar. Your first thought may be the summertime since it’s nice and hot out, the sun is shining and it is less likely that rain will interfere with the installation […]

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December 30th, 2021 | By Chad McComas

How Pink Energy Installers Stay Safe, Warm in Winter

Working through tough weather conditions is something Pink Energy’s install teams can handle well. Regardless of snow or rain, it’s all in a day’s work for those up on the roof taking care of business. Detroit crew lead Matthew White gave us his personal experience of what it’s like working through the elements – something […]

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December 21st, 2021 | By Chad McComas

Potentially Offset High Gas Prices By Going Solar

We’ve already seen a rise in energy costs when it comes to putting gas in our cars. The current U.S. average for a gallon of gas is $3.35, up nearly $1.20 more than at the same time a year ago. The bad news is that winter heating costs likely will rise too, which figures to […]

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October 29th, 2021 | By Chad McComas

Do Solar Panels Work In Cold Weather?

  Solar customers living in colder climates or locations with heavy snowfall during winter months may be worried about how cold weather will impact their solar panel system’s electricity output. Fortunately, solar panels are actually more efficient at lower temperatures. Let’s discuss how solar panels can help meet your home’s energy needs year round, no […]

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October 25th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

Solar + Storage The Answer To Even Texas-Sized Power Outages

By now most of us have either seen or heard about the major winter storm that left millions of homes and businesses in Texas without power for 70 hours. It’s the latest example of extreme weather that can pop up and wreak havoc on an aging electricity grid. Even more startling was hearing that the […]

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February 26th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

How to Keep Snow Off Your Solar Panels

In Pink Energy’s northernmost markets of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania, snow is a fact of life in winter. It’s a valid concern to wonder whether solar is worth it during this time of the year. We’re happy to tell you that solar still works in the winter! However, Mother Nature’s big white […]

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February 5th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

Seasonal Solar Panel Performance

Solar panels perform best in cold, sunny weather because they generate energy from the sun’s light, not its heat. However, there are pros and cons to every season when it comes to performance and efficiency. Read on to learn more about why solar panel performance can vary by season. How effective are solar panels in […]

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January 29th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

How Solar Energy Works On Cloudy Days

Does solar work when the clouds are out? That’s a question many ask when thinking about adding solar panels to their home or business. While some may dismiss that solar works on cloudy days, we have two real-life examples that show otherwise. 1. Remember the last time you got a sunburn on a cloudy day? […]

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October 2nd, 2020 | By Roger Kuznia

Will solar power work after a hurricane?

Hurricanes are part of life for anyone living in the southeastern U.S. And for those who live in the coastal regions of states such as Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, you may wonder whether solar panels will work after a hurricane. Or whether solar panels can withstand the winds and rain of […]

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July 13th, 2020 | By Roger Kuznia

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