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Solar Flag Lights for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and All Summer Long

In many people’s minds, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer, and this year is sure to be like no other. The summer of 2021 is guaranteed to be filled with parties, gatherings, and celebrations of all kinds in the wake of a global pandemic that changed the way our world works. This Memorial Day, we hope you are able to take a moment to honor the fallen members of the US military during the federally reserved holiday. Of course, one of the best ways to showcase your patriotism is with a properly displayed flag.  Is it illegal to fly a flag at night without a light? Although you are likely to be let off with a warning,...

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Do Solar Panels Work in the Winter?

One of the most common questions we get here at Solar Us, is "do solar panels work in the winter?" Or "do solar lights work in the winter?" We touch on this a little on our Solar Power FAQ page, but since we offer so many products relating to these topics, we thought it would be a great idea to do a special piece on the effects of winter on solar power. In this piece, you should leave with the ultimate knowledge on how winter can affect solar panels and solar energy in general. In order to better outline this we are going to separate this out by utility scale solar, residential solar panels, and home solar lighting. Does Winter...

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How to dispose of consumer solar products: A complete guide to responsible recycling and disposal

Small solar-powered products are a great way to go green for your wallet and the planet. But once it reaches the end of its useful life, that doesn't mean the legacy of green needs to end. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your old solar products end up in the circular economy, not the landfill. What are small consumer solar products? Small consumer solar products are becoming increasingly popular. The ability to perform a plethora of functions with nothing but the power of the sun is incredibly convenient and saves money in the long run. Common solar powered consumer products include: Fence post lights Battery charger banks Landscape lights Security lights Small solar panels Other products like...

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