Grid Tie Solar

Grid Tie Solar

Learn how you can save money, increase your independence and make a difference with grid tie solar. In this section, you will learn about:

– Getting a Grid Tie Solar Quote
– How Much Does Grid Tie Solar Cost?
– Grid Tie Solar Equipment Basics
– Grid Tie Solar Design

Want to reach FMS? Send us a message or give us a call directly at (360) 422-5610 and speak to someone who can help!

When is the Best Time to Go Solar?

If you are waiting to go solar because you might save money, score on more efficient solar panels or because it’s winter, we have some helpful info for you.

Steps to Grid Tie Solar

Interested in going solar but not sure about the process? Our guide outlines what to expect from the beginning to after your Grid Tie Solar installation is complete.

How Grid Tie Solar Works

Whether a full service installation or DIY project, grid tie solar power systems provide many benefits and incentives that save you money and give you control.

Is Solar a Good Investment?

Many people ask us, Is Solar a Good Investment? The short answer is Yes! Find out why solar is one of the most secure investments you can make.

How to Size a Grid Tie Solar System Part 1

Learn how to calculate what size of grid tie solar system you need in our two part article series.

How to Size a Grid Tie Solar System Part 2

In How to Size a Grid Tie Solar System Part 1, we showed you a simple way to get a ballpark idea of how much solar you need. In Part 2, we get more precise.

Solar Income Tax Credit Extended Through 2034!

Exciting news for those who want to go solar. The Solar ITC was extended through 2034, and increased to 30% through 2032.

Site Survey Checklist

Feel prepared for your solar site survey by following Fire Mountain Solar’s simple Solar Site Survey Checklist.

Claiming the Solar Tax Credit for Your New Roof

Some solar companies say you can include the cost of your new roof when claiming the federal solar tax credit. But that advice could end you up in hot water.

5 Common Misconceptions About Solar

Don’t get the wrong idea about solar! We help clear up some of the confusion with our 5 Common Misconceptions About Solar

Solar System Payback

You often hear people talking about solar system payback. But how long it takes to recoup your upfront cost of solar doesn’t tell the whole story.

How Much Does a Grid Tie Solar System Cost?

One of the first questions people ask about solar is ‘how much does it cost’? Read our guide that overviews grid tie solar system cost factors to learn more.

Don’t Get Swindled: Signs of Misleading Solar Contractors

Protect yourself with tips for telling the difference between a reputable solar contractor and the increasing number of scoundrels just out for a fast buck.

Net Metering

Net metering lets you “bank” your excess generated solar power with your utility for later use. Find out more about this very important solar incentive.

How Much Solar Do I Need?

Contrary to popular belief, how much solar you need is not dependent on your home size. So how then do you determine how much solar you need?

Disconnecting from Your Utility: From on the Grid to Living Off Grid

Want to disconnect from your utility company and go off-grid? You are not alone! Read this guide to learn more about living off grid.

AC Coupling: Adding Batteries to a Grid Tie Solar System

You already have solar but want power during a utility outage. Now what? AC coupling allows you to keep your existing solar system and add energy storage.

Major Grid Tie Solar System Components

If you are new to solar energy, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Learn about the major grid tie solar system components.

New Construction Solar Design Tips

Building a new home and want to include solar electricity? We offer some new construction solar design tips to get the most out of your investment.

Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Solar Installer

Selecting your solar installer is a big decision. Be prepared to ask the right questions to help you choose the best solar installer for you.

Grid-Tie Solar Basics

Experience the freedom of electricity that is flexible, reliable and puts you in control with Grid Tie Solar basics.

What Type of Solar Power System is Right for You?

Not sure what type of solar power system is right for you? Use our flowchart below to help you determine which system will help you meet your power goals.

Solar and Your Utility

Not all utilities treat solar the same. Learn important things to know about going solar and working with your utility company to make the process easy.

Solar that Keeps the Lights On: Grid Hybrid Solar

Grid hybrid solar is the best of all worlds. It saves you money when your utility power is on, and gives you emergency power when grid power is out.

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need for My Home?

How many solar panels you will need depends on how much energy you use. Read our guide to learn more about sizing your solar system.

Incentives for Solar

Incentives like the federal ITC, net metering and REAP grants help make going solar an excellent investment.