Choosing the Best Solar Panel For Your Home

As technology develops, the use of energy increases with it. Using these great amounts of energy isn’t very friendly to our planet, so more and more homeowners have been turning to solar power. Installing solar panels on your roof has many benefits, including increasing your home’s value, saving you thousands of dollars, helping the environment, […]

What to be Careful of When Buying Solar Power Systems

Solar power is becoming increasingly popular every day. More people are recognizing the many advantages of using this type of power, including increasing your home’s value, saving you money, and reducing your carbon footprint by being friendly to the environment. The more home and businesses owners decide to use solar power, the happier the earth […]

How to Sell a Solar Home

You made the switch to solar and have enjoyed lower energy bills, increased home value, and a reduced carbon footprint. However, the time has arrived to sell your home—whether your family has outgrown it, finances require you to look for something else, or you simply want a change. How do you proceed to sell a […]

How Can Farms Benefit from Solar Energy?

Solar energy isn’t just for homes or office buildings. Farms, wineries, and breweries can greatly benefit from going solar! Solar power for farms can help decrease energy costs and increase productivity. And, of course, it can also benefit the environment by utilizing natural, renewable energy. Though there are a multitude of benefits for agricultural solar […]

Solar for Businesses: What Do I Need to Know About Depreciating Solar Energy?

If you own a business in Northern Virginia, DC, or Maryland, solar energy is an incredibly lucrative investment. In addition to giving you a federal and possible state tax credit, solar energy allows you to depreciate the solar panels as an asset on an accelerated schedule. What exactly does this mean for your business? The […]

What are the State Incentives for Solar Energy?

Solar energy not only helps make our planet a greener place, but can help homeowners save a lot of money on taxes and earn other financial incentives, making solar panel installation a very lucrative investment. In many cases, the incentives you are eligible for depends on if you own or lease your solar panels and/or […]

Financing Options for Your Commercial Solar Panel Installation

Solar energy is becoming an increasingly lucrative and beneficial investment for small and large businesses alike. Not only does solar help cut energy costs and come with a variety of incentives, but it also helps foster an eco-friendly company image. All around, solar energy can give your Northern Virginia, DC, or Maryland business a powerful […]

Am I Eligible for the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)?

The benefits of solar energy do not stop at helping the environment. There are a variety of economic benefits and incentives for residential and commercial solar panel energy, including the Federal Income Tax Credit. This incentive can help you save a lot of money each year for your solar panel array. As a solar energy […]

What You Should Know About Net Metering

If you’ve considered switching to solar energy for your home, you may have heard of net metering. This solar energy incentive can give solar power users who produce excess energy a lot of benefits. But how does it work? What do you need to know about it? At Prospect Solar, we are dedicated to educating […]

End of Summer Solar Starter Kit

  By now most people have heard that the cost of installing solar in Northern Virginia has dropped significantly and the industry is booming.  This is true, but historically it has been difficult to answer the question: “How much does it cost to install a solar array on MY house?” Backed by popular demand, we’ve […]