Entries by Rich Rostron

You may get a shock from the costs of adding a battery backup system to your solar energy system

You’re preparing to put a solar energy system on your home’s roof, or maybe you already have solar panels up there, and you’re thinking of adding a battery backup system, too. This way you can really ‘stick it to the man’ – the utility companies that relentlessly demand energy payments from homeowners and businesses here […]

Safety concerns lead to cancellation of Going SOLAR 101 FREE Educational Seminar & Library Solar Tour

This was to be the third year in a row that Paul LaBarbera, a leading authority on solar energy and CEO of Johnsburg-based Magitek Energy Solutions, was to present a solar energy symposium at the McHenry Public Library. Due to safety concerns over the Coronavirus, however, the event has been canceled. “This event is a […]