You may know that solar energy is popular in California but what you probably didn’t know is that by 2020 all new homes must have solar panels installed. Title 24, the State’s energy efficient building standard was updated in March of 2018 to require solar install in newly built homes. It has been called the 2020 California Solar Mandate.
If you are new to solar, you may be asking if the 2020...Read More
“Will my Solar Panels also charge my Electric Vehicle?”
This is a question often asked by customers new to solar panels and electric vehicles. The answer is, yes! Yes you can charge your electric vehicle with your home solar panels.
There are two options to charging your electric vehicle from home.
Option One is going through the electric company and purchasing an electric charging station....Read More
Congratulations! Your solar panels are now installed and your question is how much money will you be saving? Can you get your whole electricity bill paid for? What is life like after solar panel installation?
Let’s take a look at what an average household would spend in a year on their electricity bill. The average household uses approximately 11,000 kWh annually and with the current...Read More
SOLAR INSTALLATION: 5 STEP GUIDE BEFORE INSTALLATION
As a home owner considering solar installation, it is helpful to know the process of panel installation. After signing your contract there is a 5 Step process that happens before your solar panels are even installed on your roof. You have the right to the information involved in the process. Therefore, we have created a 5 Step Guide for...Read More
We’ve seen a lot of growth in the Solar Industry, and, as a result, we have also seen a lot of companies come and go. Why, do you ask? It’s due to how companies define their success. Many homeowners are in a panic due to the inability to dissolve their solar contracts with their current solar power contractor, even if that company is no longer around.
How does a solar power contractor define...Read More
Many consumers who are thinking about going solar have heard the term “net metering” but aren’t sure what it means.
What is Solar Net Metering?
Put simply, solar net metering is a utility billing mechanism available in most states that offers a credit to residential and business customers who are making excess electricity with their solar panel systems and sending it back to the grid.
How Does...Read More