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At Lighthouse we are always looking to find ways to do better. Our team of experts are always learning from our projects, partners, and industry as a whole and are happy to share our knowledge. Here you will find some of our latest industry happenings, technical tips and new product offerings.

Solar Gazebo

Solar Gazebo

A 4.6 KW Gazebo that provides shade and power while complimenting the landscape.

NEWS
NEWS
The Key Benefits of LG Reliable Energy Storage

The Key Benefits of LG Reliable Energy Storage

Smart Bill and Smart Power Management New Energy Storage System Is Revealed by LG Electronics LGE Energy Storage Monitoring System LGE Energy Storage System Benefits and Features Energy Solution for Every Home Battery System Specifications

14 Things To Know Before Buying A Home Solar Power System

14 Things To Know Before Buying A Home Solar Power System

Saving money and doing something positive for the environment: these two reasons drive most homeowners to consider installing solar power. They’ve heard they can save money on their electric bills, and they know increasing the use of clean energy is a positive step...

Why Solar Energy And Battery Storage Matter?

Why Solar Energy And Battery Storage Matter?

Solar Reliable Source of Energy The last couple of weeks have been quite productive and promising for the Texas solar industry. The 2019 Solar and Storage Festival (SSF19) was organized by Zpryme in San Antonio to bring experts together to explore market growth...

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OFFERS / INFO
Attention Austin Energy Customers!

Attention Austin Energy Customers!

August 31st is the last day to secure the Austin Energy $3500 summer rebate! Are you surprised by your summer electric bill? July has been the earth’s hottest month on record. Solar panels are the best tool to combat a high electricity bill and save money. If you’ve...

Solar Tax Credit Is Stepping Down in 2020

Solar Tax Credit Is Stepping Down in 2020

Rooftop Solar Panels - Designed & Installed by LighthouseSolar What Is the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)?  The solar Investment Tax Credit is one of the most important federal policies to support the expansion of solar energy in the United States. The ITC...

Essence of Solar Financing

I have had a lot of conversations about how solar financing works and how it varies from traditional financing.  Solar financing can seem a bit strange and unfamiliar so I decided to jot down some facts and hopefully explain some of the basics.No money out of...

Solar Panels For Your Home

Every solar consumer listens to various sales pitches on what is the best solar panel for their home. At Lighthouse we have built our business on three distinct pillars. We stay agnostic to brands.Smart designs make better systems with better prices.Use the...

Our Take On The Tesla Rooftop Solar Panel

We’ve been hearing a lot of buzz in the industry surrounding Tesla’s recent announcement of the “Tesla Solar Roof” product. Being designers and installers of solar technologies we wanted to share some of our thoughts on this product announcement and hopefully clear up...

How Can Net Metering Benefit You?

Net Metering is a system that allows you to send the excess electricity your system produces back to the electricity grid and receive credits that can then be applied to your utility bill. Without net metering, a homeowner must pay for the electricity they use at...

The Seasonality of Solar Energy Production

As an owner of a solar system or when considering going solar, it’s helpful to understand what your system will output over the course of the four seasons. Here in the northeastern United States we do see significant variation in daily energy output from our systems...

Lighthouse Solar is Proud to Celebrate 10 Years in Business!

It seems like it wasn’t all that long ago that solar panel arrays were just starting to become financially attainable by the average person, and the solar industry was just starting to pick up the momentum of growth. It was at this point that Lighthouse Solar opened...

Choosing The Right Inverter for Solar Panels

One of the most important questions to ask when designing a solar array is, “What type of inverter does the system need?” Which inverter will provide maximum production for the best price? Every grid connected photovoltaic (PV) solar system needs an inverter. It’s the...

Our Consumption Habits

Invariably, the first 2 questions we receive when introducing solar to folks are the same: How do the panels handle hail? (we are in Texas afterall)What would it cost to run my 2000 square foot house? The answer to the first is that the panels are warranted against a...

PROJECT
PROJECTS

What Else Can Solar System Do?

Given the number of installations we are performing to meet customer demand, it is easy to forget some of the powerful opportunities solar has for many of our customers. Solar is inherently modular, which leads us to think that every system is a slight variation on...