GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel systems, has announced today a new array of solar panel loan purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, solar leases, PACE (property assessed clean energy), solar loans at competitive rates. “Cash purchases deliver the greatest long-term savings and [...]

Solar Loan Rates: Big Savings, Zero Down.

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

There has never been a better time for homeowners to go solar and take advantage of amazing solar loan rates. But with solar tax credits set to expire, that opportunity could slip away. Fortunately, Solar Technologies offers an array of purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, [...]

Suffering From Tax Due Blues?

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Tax Day has been responsible for making grown men weep, corporations crumble, and if evaded, can even land you in prison. Yikes. Make 2017 the year that you save big on taxes by switch to solar! You'll not only reduce your carbon footprint, increase the value of your home or business, save on monthly utilities bills but [...]

So Many Solar Incentives. 

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

With so many solar financial and environmental incentives there never has been a better time to invest in solar panels for your home or business. Financial Incentives  When you switch to Solar most homeowners qualify for a 30% Tax Credit and for business owners this can go up to an impressive 70% back in Solar Tax Incentives. Less money for [...]

Why solar industry leaders should support solar advocacy

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Community, Going Solar, News, What's New|

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel installations, is proud to support local advocacy to bring solar to the mainstream in California. We’re starting with Vote Solar, an Oakland-based nonprofit that works across the country advocating for solar policies and programs at the state-level. Vote Solar’s mission is to protect and expand solar markets [...]

Five Facts About Sustainable Solar Energy

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Last year solar was the No. 1 source of new electricity generation ahead of natural gas and coal, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research. In 2016 alone, the U.S. increased its solar (PV) installations by 95 percent, the highest growth rate on record. While it’s exciting to see the growth of [...]

How to Buy Solar Panels: FAQs About Solar Financing

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Many homeowners who are interested in going solar aren’t sure whether they can afford it and may not be aware that there are several ways to finance a new home solar system. In the past, purchasing a home solar system might have required a full, upfront payment or a home equity loan. But these days there [...]

Solar Tax Credit Extended.

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

There's Still Time To Save. Originally planned to expire following 2016, the 30% federal solar tax credit was recently extended through 2019.  Homeowners can claim a 30% tax credit on their investment in solar by filling out IRS form 5695 for the tax year in which the system was installed.  Take advantage of this huge incentive [...]

What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

Whether it’s the food we consume, the beauty products we wear or the technology we use, consumers want to know what exactly these things are made of. We seek confidence that what we’re buying is safe for ourselves, our families and the environment. Solar shoppers are no different. For consumers and those in the building industry, [...]

5 Tips To Picking The Best Solar Company

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

With the rising costs of electricity, many home and business owners are moving toward alternative sources of energy to power their homes, businesses, and cars. Last year, the average monthly Bay Area electricity bill was $250 per home. Over the next 25 years that adds up to nearly $150,000 for electricity alone. To ensure that going [...]