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How long will my solar panels last?

There’s one thing that always tends to be a struggle in all areas of technology, and that’s durability. We typically need to replace our phones, laptops, and sometimes even cars after just a few years. But this isn’t the case with solar panels. When you invest in solar, you invest in technology you can rely [...]

By | 2017-03-28T19:53:39+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Switching to Solar|0 Comments

CoolPV: Optimize Your Roof Space for the Optimal Energy Output

We know your roof only has so much room to spare, and we want to be sure you get the best product to meet your needs. If you’re trying to decide between water-heating solar and electrical solar because your roof doesn’t have enough space for both, we recommend CoolPV. It’s the perfect solution to help [...]

By | 2017-12-02T20:12:07+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Switching to Solar|Comments Off on CoolPV: Optimize Your Roof Space for the Optimal Energy Output

Don’t Fall for these Five Solar Myths

There are a lot of solar myths and misconceptions. Many people don’t have all the information or don’t understand the concepts. Let's debunk some of those myths. Solar Panels are not allowed in my neighborhood. Look into it! A lot of people think that their Homeowner's Association won't let them install solar panels. Most states guarantee [...]

By | 2017-02-14T23:39:19+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Switching to Solar|0 Comments

PG&E’s current NEM program is almost at capacity

The NEM Successor program is under development by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). NEM applicants take service from this program when PG&E reaches the NEM program cap. PG&E files a monthly report with the CPUC in accordance with Public Utilities (PU) Code Section 2827(c)(4)(C). The NEM Program Limit Report provides the progress toward the [...]

How Do Solar Panels Work?

If you’re considering going solar with your home and/or business, it’s a good idea to get acquainted with how solar panels work. Solar cells which are small, square-shaped panels made from silicon and other materials into thin layers. Solar cells are also referred to as “PV cells” or “Photovoltaic Cells.” Every day the [...]

By | 2017-02-15T00:06:16+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Switching to Solar|0 Comments