How Does Solar Power Work?

A source of clean energy while reducing your utility bills, solar panels only continue to increase in popularity. But how does solar power work in the first place? The simple answer is that solar power harnesses and converts the sun’s energy into electricity. But how exactly do solar panels accomplish this? What components are required … Read more

Flat Roof Solar Panel

Can you have solar panels on a flat roof? The short answer is yes. Most people are used to seeing solar panels installed on a pitched roof, but solar panels can be installed and function on flat roofs as well. There are several considerations to keep in mind when it comes to solar panels on … Read more

Replace Roof Solar Panels

With proper care, solar panels can last 25 to 30 years. But even with the best care, solar panels will slowly lose their efficiency to convert sunlight into energy. But how do you know when to replace roof solar panels? How are solar panels replaced? If you’re looking for replacement solar panels, Atlasta Solar Center … Read more

Solar VS Electricity

We all use electricity to power appliances and provide light, whether in commercial or residential settings. What about solar vs electricity, however? As solar power continues to rise in popularity, you may be wondering about the differences between solar energy and electricity. In fact, a question we at Atlasta Solar Center get asked is, “Do … Read more

Solar Panels For Townhouse

Is it possible to have solar panels for your townhouse? In most cases, yes. Solar panels aren’t just for single-family homes only. In fact, solar panels are an excellent choice to provide green, efficient energy to townhomes. However, it’s important to know how to go about asking for and installing solar panels on a townhome. … Read more

How Efficient Are Solar Panels?

Harnessing the energy of the sun, solar panels produce green, environmentally friendly energy. But how efficient are solar panels? The answer is determined by several factors: quality and design of the solar cells, physical location of the solar panels (referred to as a solar array), and weather and cloud cover. Atlasta Solar is here to … Read more

What Do Solar Panels Do?

What do solar panels do? You know that solar panels absorb the sun’s energy and convert it into electrical power. But how exactly do solar panels achieve this? What materials are required in a solar panel? To help you better understand just what solar panels do, Atlasta Solar examines just what solar panels are and … Read more

Who Invented Solar Panels?

The popularity of solar panels has skyrocketed over the last 20 years. A sustainable source of clean energy, more industries and people are turning to solar power for their energy needs. But how long has solar power been around? When did solar energy first become popular? And who invented solar panels? Atlasta Solar Center is … Read more

What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

What are solar panels made of? This is a great question, especially if you’re interested in solar power. Knowing the parts of a solar panel will help you understand how they work. At Atlasta Solar Center, we’re all about educating folks the ins and outs of solar panels. Let’s discover what solar panels are made … Read more