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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 up or transfer accounts. In New Mexico, the choices have ...

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 within that time period. A comprehensive study completed by Lawrence ...

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 in any other location. This it true for a variety ...

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 we install comes with a 5-year performance guarantee, a 10-year ...

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Outdated solar systems are a lot like old style Christmas lights.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 ...

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 ...

Solar Knowledge is POWER: Storing or Banking Solar Energy for Your Home

Energy storage is a topic of great interest throughout our electric-fuel world. Charged batteries are integral to the way we ...

Solar Knowledge is POWER: Your Solar System and the Utility Grid

Solar panel systems interact with utility grids in various ways. In PNM territory, the majority of Affordable Solar residential customers ...

How to Finance a Residential Solar Array

Solar Financing for Homeowners The perception of solar costs being prohibitively high lingers from the early days of the industry. ...

How Can I Use the Federal Solar Tax Credit to Help Fund My New Solar Installation?

How do taxes fit into the solar conversation? Solar is an environmentally-friendly home improvement that can bring you tax benefits ...