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Inverter Technology – Central Inverters vs. Microinverters

Rob Davis, New Mexico Solar Guy for Albuquerque's Affordable Solar discusses both old and new inverter technology. Older central inverter technology has been replaced by newer microinverter technology that's more ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Steps Preceding and Following a Solar Installation

Ideally, a solar array would be installed immediately after a customer signed an agreement with Affordable Solar. In reality, several required steps have to be taken before clean energy and ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Affordable Solar Installs Solar Panel System Components You Can Trust

Affordable Solar has been installing and maintaining solar arrays for 20 years. We affectionately refer to our industry as the “solar coaster,” and the last two decades have proven the ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Determining Whether Solar is Right for Your Home

Is solar right for my home? Four basic criteria can help you determine the answer to that question: First, you must own the home. Affordable Solar can only contract with ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: What to Expect When Purchasing a Solar Panel System

Most Americans are familiar with the process of moving into a new home that includes contacting utility companies to set ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: A Solar Panel System Can Increase Home Value

Many people question whether a 25-year investment in solar energy makes sense if they might decide to sell their home ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Benefits of Going Solar in New Mexico

New Mexico has the best “solar resource” in the country! A specific solar array can produce more energy here than ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Maintaining Your Solar Panel System with Ease

As home improvements go, a solar panel system from Affordable Solar promises to be extremely low maintenance. Every solar system ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: The Effects of Shade or Indirect Sunlight on Solar Energy Production

Outdated solar systems are a lot like old style Christmas lights. Remember when one bulb burned out and the whole ...
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Solar Knowledge is POWER: Impact of Roof Design on Solar Array Installation

As a locally-owned, Albuquerque-based company, Affordable Solar excels at providing solar mounting solutions to complement the roof types commonly found ...