Buying, Selling, and Valuing Your Solar Home

Making the switch to solar is a win-win for everyone. With solar on your home, you enjoy lower power bills, increased energy independence, and less reliance on fossil fuels. Solar diversifies our grid and makes it more resilient during peak demand times. Plus, when your system sends excess energy back to the grid, neighboring homes…

On the Cutting Edge: Solar + Storage

Energy independence, peace of mind, resiliency. These are just a few of the words that come to mind when we think about solar + storage. After all, in the words of SunFarm Co-Founder, Doug Herrick, “energy in the form of electricity is a necessity.” Now, you can store that necessity. Solar + Storage for Every…

Product Spotlight: Tesla Powerwall

Solar + Storage Basics  How does solar + storage work?   Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems typically generate more energy than a home can use in a day. Systems without battery storage with Tesla Powerwall send excess energy back to the grid and the customer receives a credit on their bill from the power company. This is…

Solar Friday

You’ve heard of Science Friday… now get ready to enjoy Solar Friday! We’re taking a page out of the book of our friends over at NPR’s Science Friday with some educational graphics to help you take a deep dive on some solar basics. In 2021 we created Solar Friday as a social media feature to…

The Challenges & Opportunities of PV Recycling

Making the switch to solar is a wise decision, both for your wallet and for our planet. Renewable energy is the best way to reduce carbon emissions and national and global adoption increases each year. But with wider adoption comes greater industry responsibility. By 2030, researchers estimate that the U.S. will decommission about 1 million…

Your Guide to the Solar Investment Tax Credit

There are plenty of incentives to help you make the switch to solar power, but the federal solar investment tax credit is perhaps the most important of them all. This program has been helping folks make the switch to solar for over 15 years and it’s a great way to jump-start your solar power project….

Earth week 2022

SunFarm Energy Earth Week 2022

We’re celebrating Earth Day all week as we gear up for Earth Day Pensacola‘s annual celebration this Saturday, April 23rd 2022! Earth Week is a great time to reflect on the beauty of our planet and what we can do to protect it. Making the switch to solar is a great opportunity to live more…

Cleaning your solar panels

The Truth About Cleaning Your Solar Panels

Happy Spring! It’s that time of year in Northwest Florida where we start to see pollen on everything: cars, driveways, windows, and just about every surface you can imagine. That also means your solar power system might be looking a little dusty these days. But should you be cleaning your solar panels? Is cleaning my…

Living the Solar Lifestyle - SF Energy Testimonial

Living the Solar Lifestyle

For Air Force Imagery Analyst, Eric Gruner, there’s nothing better than living the solar lifestyle. “When I moved down here, my Dad told me I’d be silly not to do it,” says Eric. Thanks to SunFarm Energy, he’s ready to start soaking up the Navarre sunshine with his 9.5 kW system. Eric says his lifestyle…

Weathering the Storm – Self Sufficiently

For retirees Bill and Barb Troendle, self-sufficiency is key. “We don’t want to rely on anybody. We like the idea of not having a power company tell us what we can do or how much we have to pay.” With solar and storage, they found their solution. If you live in Pensacola, you might recognize…