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At Viable Energy Solutions, we strive to do all we can to make our planet a better place. We are fully licensed and insured, as well as NABCEP certified, and we use our backgrounds and training to take a holistic approach to energy conservation, providing a wide array of services. All the while, we never lose sight of our primary focus- you, our valued clients.

How does a solar battery work?

How does a solar battery work?

If you have electronic devices of any kind, you probably are familiar with the concept of a battery powering the device. The battery is how your device is able to work, after all, and if something goes wrong with it- or if it simply gets too old and dies- your device...

How solar panels help you pay less in taxes

How solar panels help you pay less in taxes

Solar panels are one of the key allies to the environment. By using renewable energy, you are making an active choice to save our planet from the unnecessary usage of resources that exist in finite quantities- such as the burning of fossil fuels, for example....

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Solar panels are made to last for more than 25 years. Most solar panel companies will provide a 25-year warranty for the expected life expectancy. The longevity of solar panels also continues to increase as technology advances. After 25 years your solar panels won’t...

The Benefits of an Electric Vehicle

The Benefits of an Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles now include more than just cars! They also include buses, trucks of all sizes, and even big-rig tractor-trailers that are at least partially powered by electricity. Evs fall under three main categories: battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and...

Can I go off-grid with solar panels?

Can I go off-grid with solar panels?

Technically yes, but for the majority, no. There are certain considerations when going off-grid with solar panels. You first need to ensure the placement of your home and how much sun shines on it a day. The second consideration is the size of your home and how much...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Panels

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Panels

There are many advantages and disadvantages to putting solar panels on your home. Some advantages are eliminating energy costs, using a renewable energy source, and helping save the planet while adding value to your home. Some disadvantages are the upfront cost of...

Solar Power During a Power Outage

Solar Power During a Power Outage

Solar panels alone will not work during a power outage. They will when paired with a solar battery storage system. Without a solar battery to store excess power, solar panels will shut down during a power outage to prevent electricity from flowing to the area's power...

What Is Green Energy?

What Is Green Energy?

Now more than ever, it’s important to have an in-depth understanding of our environment and how, as humans, we have the power to drastically impact it. For example, energy usage is one of the main ways that we alter and deteriorate our environment here on Earth....

What Is Solar Racking?

What Is Solar Racking?

If you’re tired of paying your traditional electricity bill, especially with the high costs in the summertime, you might be thinking about switching to a solar power solution. Solar energy is a great alternative to traditional electricity, but it’s important to know...

What is Net Metering?

What is Net Metering?

Summer is a season of transition and trying new things, which is why it is a great time to reconsider your home or business power source. Solar energy is a great alternative to traditional energy as it is better for the environment and can even reduce your monthly...

The Cost Of Solar Panels In the Summer

The Cost Of Solar Panels In the Summer

Summertime is a favorite season for a lot of people. Although it comes with a lot of fun and relaxation, it also comes with some downsides. One of the biggest ones is unbearable heat which leads to everyone cranking up their AC units. While this may solve the problem...

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