Switching to solar is choosing the best for humankind. It is making a difference in the world while saving money at the same time. But understanding green power and how it all works can be complicated. In this free PA solar guide, we break it down step-by-step to help you on your journey to making a difference in the world we live in.

3-Part Complete Guide To Solar In PA 

Belmont Solar is passionate about serving people in the following parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland:

Check out our Solar Installations Map to get a visual idea of all the areas we serve! We can help you or anyone who makes the switch to go solar. 

Download Your Free PA Solar Guides Today!

There are a lot of things to consider and understand before making the decision to go solar. That’s what Belmont Solar has created in this comprehensive, free 3-part PA solar guide that you can download and read for yourself! We’ve packed each of these solar guides full of the information you need to understand solar power in PA. You can make your own power out of thin air with solar and we’ll help you do it with the information from our solar guides.

PA Solar Guide 1: What’s Included

How Solar Panels Work Overview

Want to know how solar panels work? You’ll find out exactly what you need to know in part 1 of our free solar guide. 

How Net Metering In PA Benefits You

Have any idea what net metering is? Well, you can learn all about it and how net metering in PA can benefit you once you go solar!

How You Can Make Money With Your Solar System

Did you know that if you choose a simple grid-tied solar system without battery backup you can generate something in PA called SRECs? Better yet, did you know that you can sell these SRECs at the end of the year and actually make some money off of the solar power you generated throughout the year? Learn all about PA SRECs in this part of the PA solar guide download. 

PA Solar Guide 2: What’s Included 

What Type Of Solar System Is Right For You

There are 3 basic types of solar panel systems you can choose from when figuring out what type of solar panel system is right for you. You may want a grid-tied solar system, or a grid-tied system with solar battery backup may be the system that is best for you, or if you want to live a specific type of lifestyle then an off-grid solar system could be what you need. We’ll help you figure it out in our guide!

How To Choose A Trusted Solar Installer

Going solar is a big investment and you need to know that you’re choosing a trusted solar installer! We promise this is not just a section pointing you to Belmont Solar as a company, we genuinely list out qualities that mark good solar installation companies in general.

How To Evaluate Your Solar Proposal

Now once you’ve chosen the type of solar system you want and the solar installer you’re going to trust with your system installation, you need to know how to evaluate your solar proposal from the installation to the company to determine whether or not the price is right! We’ll help you do that with our tips on evaluating your solar proposal in the 2nd part of the solar download guide.

Belmont Solar’s Installation Plan

In the last section of the 2nd part of our PA solar guide download, we explain our solar installation process for going solar. Every company does things a little bit differently so we decided to share our process with you that we walk every customer through. 

PA Solar Guide 3: What’s Included

Roof Or Ground Mount Solar System

Roof-mounted solar panel systems are typically the preferred option for most people, provided that their roof orientation is right. But ground-mounted solar panels are becoming increasingly popular if there is space on the property. 

What Are The Best Solar Panels

There is not one perfect solar panel, so we have a section in this solar guide download to help you figure out what the best panels for you would be by looking at the following factors: panel efficiency, panel construction and warranty, value for the money spent, and aesthetics. 

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost

This is possibly the most common question that everybody wants to know the answer to, how much do solar panels cost? We have some numbers for you to consider in the solar download that will give you a good idea of how much going solar would cost you.

What Solar Incentives Are There

There are actually financial incentives to go solar for Pennsylvania residents. You can learn what you need to know about solar incentives when you download the 3rd part of our free solar guide, we hope it helps! 

Should I Buy Or Lease My Solar Panels

It is your decision whether you choose to purchase or lease your solar panel system. We’ll share our thoughts and experiences with you to help you make the decision.

Financing Your Solar Installation

What about your solar financing options? We’ll help you out with this topic as well if you choose to go this route. We’ve put every helpful piece of information we could think of into the 3 part PA solar guide for you to download and help you along on your solar journey.

Going Beyond The PA Solar Guide Download

If you have even more questions that you want to be answered after you read through our 3-part solar guide download for Pennsylvanians then feel free to enjoy some of these options!

Solar Learning Center

We’ve put together an online Solar Learning Center that you can dive into to learn even more about solar panel systems. If you’re an avid learner like we are and are interested in solar technology check out our solar learning center and enjoy! 

Solar Blog 

Different from our learning center but still packed with helpful information, our solar blog, could be another great resource for you. You can click through pages of articles that range from information to actual customer installation stories. You may find our blog helpful and interesting as you research solar panel basics.

Solar Cost Calculator

If you want to get a really good idea of what a solar panel installation will cost you based on what your approximate monthly electricity bills are then check out our solar panel cost calculator. We’ve built this tool to help you can an accurate idea of what solar panels will cost, how much you can save, and what adding solar battery backup will do to change the cost of a solar system.