Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Monocrystalline Vs. Polycrystalline solar panels: A Clear and Simple Comparison

Renewable Energy Engineer Jesse Gorter is specialized in Off Grid Solar Energy Systems, and he explains in a simple & clear way what the differences are between Mono- and Polycrystalline panels. Get your facts straight and know which panels to buy.

A brief explanation of the differences between Mono crystalline and Poly crystalline Solar PV Panels in four steps: 1. STRUCTURAL DIFFERENCE: What is the physical difference between the two types, and how are their solar cells made 2. ENERGY EFFICIENCY: What are the efficiencies for both types of solar panels, and how do cell efficiencies differ from module efficiencies 3. LOW IRRADIANCE: which type of panel performs better under low irradiance conditions, and what causes this 4. CONCLUSION & TIP: A recommendation of what to look out for while shopping for panels, and a specific tip regarding Mono Crystalline modules. For personal advice from Jesse, go to:

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Merry Christmas from Solar Butler!


Wishing You the Gift of Good Cheer this Holiday Season... 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Dirty vs Clean Solar Panel - Power Output Comparison

Check out this video to see, how a simple 5 minute cleaning can significantly boost your power output!

Sunday, December 17, 2023

What is the link between batteries and renewable energy?

Discover the important role that batteries have in helping unlock the potential of renewables and make clean energy a greater share of our power supply. NGK INSULATORS, LTD.

Thursday, December 14, 2023

How We Turn Solar Energy Into Electricity

Solar panels are becoming cheaper and more efficient. So how exactly do they work? Read More: Cheap solar cells made from shrimp shells “Researchers have successfully created electricity-generating solar-cells with chemicals found the shells of shrimps and other crustaceans for the first time.” How Solar Got Cheap “All my life, solar power has been the thing that's coming in the future.” The History Of Solar “Solar technology isn’t new. Its history spans from the 7th Century B.C. to today.” Photoelectric effect “Photoelectric effect, phenomenon in which electrically charged particles are released from or within a material when it absorbs electromagnetic radiation.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube

Monday, December 11, 2023

How to install solar panels at home: A beginner's guide


In the face of escalating environmental concerns and the growing need for sustainable energy sources, the installation of solar panels for homes has emerged as a promising and eco-friendly solution. Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic (PV) systems, harness sunlight and convert it into electricity. This essay explores the benefits, process, and implications of installing solar panels for residential use. Benefits of Solar Panels for Home: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Source: Solar panels tap into an infinite and renewable resource—the sun. Unlike fossil fuels that are finite and contribute to environmental degradation, solar energy is a clean and sustainable alternative. Reduced Electricity Bills: One of the most significant advantages of installing solar panels at home is the potential for substantial cost savings on electricity bills. Solar energy allows homeowners to generate their electricity, reducing dependence on the grid and providing an opportunity to sell excess energy back to the utility company. Environmental Impact: Solar panels generate electricity without producing harmful emissions, reducing the carbon footprint associated with conventional energy sources. By choosing solar power, homeowners contribute to mitigating climate change and promoting a healthier environment. Energy Independence: Solar panels provide a degree of energy independence, allowing homeowners to generate their power and become less reliant on external energy sources. This independence can be especially valuable during power outages or emergencies. Government Incentives and Tax Credits: Many governments offer incentives, rebates, and tax credits to encourage the adoption of solar energy. These financial benefits can significantly offset the initial investment in solar panel installation, making it a more attractive option for homeowners. Installation Process: Site Assessment: Before installing solar panels, a thorough site assessment is conducted to determine the suitability of the location. Factors such as sunlight exposure, shading, and roof orientation are evaluated to optimize energy production. System Design: Based on the site assessment, a customized solar panel system is designed to meet the specific energy needs of the home. The system design includes the number and placement of solar panels, inverters, and other necessary components. Permitting and Approvals: Obtaining the required permits and approvals from local authorities is a crucial step in the installation process. This ensures compliance with building codes and regulations. Installation of Solar Panels: Trained professionals install the solar panels on the roof or other suitable locations. The installation involves mounting the panels, connecting wiring, and integrating the system with the home's electrical infrastructure. Connection to the Grid: In many cases, residential solar panel systems are connected to the grid. This allows homeowners to draw electricity from the grid when needed and sell excess energy back to the grid, creating a two-way flow of electricity. Implications and Future Outlook: The installation of solar panels for home energy marks a significant shift toward a more sustainable and environmentally friendly energy landscape. As technology continues to advance, solar panels are becoming more efficient and affordable, making them increasingly accessible to a wider range of homeowners. While the initial cost of installation may be a deterrent for some, the long-term benefits, coupled with government incentives, make solar panels a sound investment. As more households embrace solar energy, the collective impact on the environment and energy infrastructure can be substantial. In conclusion, the installation of solar panels for home energy represents a positive step toward a greener and more sustainable future. It empowers homeowners to contribute to the fight against climate change, reduce electricity costs, and achieve a greater level of energy independence. As the world continues to transition to cleaner energy sources, the adoption of solar panels at the individual level plays a vital role in shaping a more sustainable and resilient energy ecosystem

Friday, December 8, 2023

Solar Butler - Who We Are

Located in Vacaville, CA, Solar Butler LLC was started with the recognition of a growing need for cleaning and maintenance of solar panels in the fast growing solar industry. Our company’s goals are very simple “customer service is number one”. We strive, in all aspects of our business, to make sure each customer is treated like they are our only customer. Now that You have taken the first step in the “Green” direction, Let Solar Butler help You maintain your investment. Driven to deliver a quality product, Our Clients satisfaction is Our top priority. We are family owned and operated and take great care and pride in our work. To keep Your system producing for You, let Solar Butler be your choice to keep Your system clean and running at peak performance.

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Saturday, December 2, 2023

Properties Serviced by Solar Butler


Properties that we Service:

Single Story Homes

Whether it’s ground or house mounted we can get your back on track.


No job is too big or small. We work on hi rise rooftops as easily as the ground.

Commercial Buildings

Margins are tight and dirty solar can cost you hard earned cash!

Multi-story buildings

We have experience workers and the best safety practices to get the job done right.

Parking Structures

We can work on any kind of parking structure, or facility.


Strudy traditional, and usually the ones that need to be cleaned the most.


We can accomodate busy locations and work around any business schedule.

Solar Fields

Regular cleanings can keep these eraning income and keeping the light on.


Poly panels on homes or businesses must be cleaned to work.

Get a Quote - Contact Us at:

(707) 448-8222