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Is it Illegal to Go Off-Grid in Florida?

“Going off-grid” – disconnecting from a utility power source and instead relying on alternative energy sources like solar power – is fully legal in Florida. But that comes with special caveats — if you do it the right way, with the proper planning and foresight, in most jurisdictions in the state. Every year, thousands of Floridians free themselves from the

Solar Backup Battery

Strategic Use of Solar Backup Batteries to Offset Energy Costs

During hurricane season from June to November, panhandle residents connected to the grid often experience unexpected power outages. But you can prevent power outages and keep the lights on with backup solar batteries. Plus, you can offset your energy costs. How can strategic use of solar backup batteries offset energy costs? Here, we’ll get into the difference between on-grid and

Solar Investment vs. Other Investments: Which is better?

Forget stock market gambles and complicated investment vehicles – solar investment is an ideal, reliable, highly profitable alternative to traditional investments. The fact is well-established that solar panels are an excellent tool to access the biggest alternative energy source on the planet, the sun. And they are also useful for disconnecting from increasingly unreliable and expensive power grids – all

Is Solar Pool Heating Worth It?

Although in sunny parts of the USA, we get to enjoy our pools nearly year-round, there are a few months between November to March where a pool heater comes in handy.  But the initial installation of pool heaters can run into the thousands and then there’s the cost in electricity to heat the pool which varies based on the size

How the Growing Solar Industry Is Transforming the Political Winds in DC and Beyond

The emergence of the solar industry has made an indelible (and growing) impact on the US political system and those in the wider world, shaking up long-standing dynamics. In the context of tackling climate change and furthering the Green Revolution, solar power has a pivotal role to play. Here, we’ll discuss: Why the Growing Solar Industry Is Changing the Political

Growing Solar Industry

Why the Sun is Earth’s Truly Invaluable Source of Renewable Energy

Our driving mission at Compass Solar is not only to deliver, install, and service the most cutting-edge solar panels on the market on behalf of our clients in Northwest Florida – it’s also to do our part to preserve the only Earth that we’ve got. Protecting the Earth from environmental catastrophe and preserving it for future generations requires (among other

Is it Illegal to Go Off-Grid in Florida?

“Going off-grid” – disconnecting from a utility power source and instead relying on alternative energy sources like solar power – is fully legal in Florida. But that comes with special caveats — if you do it the right way, with the proper planning and foresight, in most jurisdictions in the state. Every year, thousands of Floridians free themselves from the

Solar Backup Battery

Strategic Use of Solar Backup Batteries to Offset Energy Costs

During hurricane season from June to November, panhandle residents connected to the grid often experience unexpected power outages. But you can prevent power outages and keep the lights on with backup solar batteries. Plus, you can offset your energy costs. How can strategic use of solar backup batteries offset energy costs? Here, we’ll get into the difference between on-grid and

Solar Investment vs. Other Investments: Which is better?

Forget stock market gambles and complicated investment vehicles – solar investment is an ideal, reliable, highly profitable alternative to traditional investments. The fact is well-established that solar panels are an excellent tool to access the biggest alternative energy source on the planet, the sun. And they are also useful for disconnecting from increasingly unreliable and expensive power grids – all

Is Solar Pool Heating Worth It?

Although in sunny parts of the USA, we get to enjoy our pools nearly year-round, there are a few months between November to March where a pool heater comes in handy.  But the initial installation of pool heaters can run into the thousands and then there’s the cost in electricity to heat the pool which varies based on the size

How the Growing Solar Industry Is Transforming the Political Winds in DC and Beyond

The emergence of the solar industry has made an indelible (and growing) impact on the US political system and those in the wider world, shaking up long-standing dynamics. In the context of tackling climate change and furthering the Green Revolution, solar power has a pivotal role to play. Here, we’ll discuss: Why the Growing Solar Industry Is Changing the Political

Growing Solar Industry

Why the Sun is Earth’s Truly Invaluable Source of Renewable Energy

Our driving mission at Compass Solar is not only to deliver, install, and service the most cutting-edge solar panels on the market on behalf of our clients in Northwest Florida – it’s also to do our part to preserve the only Earth that we’ve got. Protecting the Earth from environmental catastrophe and preserving it for future generations requires (among other