Solar Wolf Energy Blog
The Solar Wolf Energy Blog is a place for us to share our thoughts and opinions about the Solar industry, the movement to adapting clean & renewable energy, and news about our incredible company - Solar Wolf Energy Inc.
Solar Wolf Energy Is Going Strong!The Covid-19 Pandemic caused a very difficult time for many Solar companies in the United States. A lot of Solar power companies have all but disappeared – laying off employees, leaving installations unfinished, and ceasing operations altogether!However, that is not the case here at Solar Wolf Energy. In fact, we have been hiring and doing installations all throughout the Pandemic. We are bigger, better, and...Mike "Tech Overlord" Colletteread more
In a time when statements and stats can be fact checked in an instant from a plethora of media devices, it is crucial to be transparent. When a company hides the truth or worse deliberately misinforms, it chips away at the customers belief in not just the company but all the associates of that company. In home improvement this is always a large concern. It is specifically why sites like Home Advisor or Angies List were created. The simple truth...Ted "The Wolf" Strzeleckiread more
Here in Massachusetts, at the end of 2018, Watertown became the first town to mandate solar on new commercial constructions and renovations of existing buildings of more than 10,000 square feet. We can see this ‘green remodeling’ becoming commonplace around the nation; but in the meantime, we’d like to share some basic information on commercial solar, for those who may be interested BEFORE it is required by law.Ted "The Wolf" Strzelecki
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Cutting edge energy storage is hitting the market hard this year, meaning cutting the utility company out of your life has never been easier! In September, Solar Wolf Energy unveiled the exciting announcement that we were making Generac PWRcell Home Energy Storage Batteries available to our customers. These batteries boast some of the industry’s most advanced energy storage technology, in a safe, efficient, aesthetically pleasing package. Adding ...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
I have been thinking about how I size a solar PV system. The answer seems simple. You size it to the customer's electrical load. Is that the right answer though? On the face of it, it would seem so. Over more than a decade of designing my thought has changed and frankly I am better at what I do. It has been driven by my exposure to the processes of others as well as my thoughts on results. I see other designs, the promises made and...Jeff Hickson LEED APread more
Elon Musk Admits: "Significant Mistakes" Were Made with the Solar Roof. Where Do Consumers Go from Here?
As a well-established solar energy company with experience installing a variety of photovoltaic equipment, we are used to answering questions about the quality and trustworthiness of brands and their products. We’ve worked with a number of manufacturers over the years, and we’re not afraid to honestly communicate our opinion on the value of a product if we feel it would not serve our clients well. We’ve also stopped installing certain products...Alex "Solar Girl" Steeleread more
For years Solar Wolf Energy has been getting phone calls for us to install a solar array on a past customer's summer home in Maine. For years we have had to let our amazing customers know that it may be a better option to drive hours into the Appalachians and mine coal for their own power, because it may be easier. It appears that even after TV broadcasts, newspaper articles, constituents asking, and even today the Maine House voting 108-38...Ted "The Wolf" Strzeleckiread more
Homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint are likely considering alternate sources of energy such as solar power and zero-emission transportation like electric cars. Fortunately, solar panels and electric cars are a match made in heaven.Similar to the way an electric vehicle (EV) does not contribute to pollution, generate savings by reducing mileage costs, and avoiding the ever-rising price of fuel, solar panels can help save you a lot ...Mike "Tech Overlord" Colletteread more