Using Solar Panels with Battery Backup

Getting energy from the sun is great under most circumstances. But because most solar systems are “grid tied” these days, people who have solar panels without battery backup are subject to power outages just like everyone else. If you live in an area that experiences frequent power outages but want to keep your connection to [...]

By |2013-08-25T13:46:32+00:00August 25th, 2013|Comments Off on Using Solar Panels with Battery Backup

Financing Options from Oak Electric

At Oak Electric Services, we are always looking for ways to make our services affordable for our residential and commercial customers. We invite you to check out the numerous financing options we offer—for everything from solar to generator to lighting upgrade projects. For example, Generac generator and SunPower solar system customers can choose financing options [...]

By |2013-06-28T11:40:37+00:00June 28th, 2013|Comments Off on Financing Options from Oak Electric

Oak Electric is a Member of Michigan GREEN

As one of southeast Michigan’s leading renewable energy contractors, Oak Electric is proud to be a member of Michigan GREEN—The Michigan Group for a Renewable Energy Efficient Nation. Michigan GREEN is a non-profit group that consists of energy companies and consultants, government agencies, schools, colleges, universities and like-minded individuals that have joined forces to champion [...]

By |2013-06-08T22:32:47+00:00June 8th, 2013|Comments Off on Oak Electric is a Member of Michigan GREEN

Worldwide Solar Power Reaches 100 GW Milestone in 2012

As of the end of 2012, the total grid-connected solar PV capacity worldwide reached 100 gigawatts, according to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). Last year, eight countries added one gigawatt (or more) of PV capacity, and now 13 countries have exceeded one gigawatt of cumulative installations. Almost 17 GW was installed in Europe alone [...]

By |2013-04-15T18:23:43+00:00April 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Solar Panel System Basics

Are you thinking about buying a solar electric system for your home or business? You’ve come to the right place. Oak Electric Service is one of southeast Michigan’s leading solar panel system installers. Solar electric systems, also called photovoltaic or PV systems, are reliable and pollution-free. They make use of a renewable source of energy—the [...]

By |2013-03-15T22:19:57+00:00March 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Oak Electric is a NABCEP Certified PV Installer

Solar photovoltaic technology is becoming increasingly attractive as a clean, affordable, safe and inexhaustible source of electricity. It also can significantly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and our dependence on the grid. Solar panels have dropped in price by 80 percent in the past five years. In 20 states, these systems are providing electricity [...]

By |2013-02-22T19:23:03+00:00February 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Are Solar Panels Effective in Cold Weather?

With winter approaching, you may be inclined to put off installing solar panels for your home or business because you think the snow and cold will affect your solar panel system. The average temperature in a climate region does not have an effect on solar panels. In fact, solar panels are actually slightly more efficient [...]

By |2012-10-22T13:12:52+00:00October 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

Green Energy on the Rise in U.S.

Contrary to reports in the media, data from the Energy Information Agency supports the fact that the percentage of our electricity in the U.S. coming from green sources has doubled in just four years to nearly six percent. The green sources include non-hydroelectric renewables such as solar, wind, geothermal and biomass. The renewable energy industry [...]

By |2012-10-08T12:37:50+00:00October 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Oak Electric Financing Options for Generator and Solar Projects

If you are interested in installing solar power or a generator system at your home or business, Oak Electric now offers a number of financing options to move your project from wish list to reality. With financing options designed to meet virtually any need, we will help you choose a financing plan for your generator [...]

By |2012-07-17T18:33:04+00:00July 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Free Backup Generator with Solar Panel Installation from Oak Electric

Why not make 2012 the year you make some major changes to your electrical power system? Take advantage of Oak Electric’s great offer—a free backup generator when you have us install a solar panel system—from now through May 31 of this year. First, if you’ve been contemplating going green at your home or business, Oak [...]

By |2020-06-19T04:37:05+00:00February 20th, 2012|0 Comments