Water and Energy: Solar Conserves a Precious Resource

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

The modern world runs on a partnership between water and energy production. Conventional energy sources use a tremendous amount of water to produce electricity, and — in addition — it takes a lot of energy to make drinkable water. A water shortage can mean a crisis for the energy industry. But the good news is that [...]

Solar 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

Our sun is a naturally occurring nuclear reactor. It releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about eight-and-a-half minutes. Every hour, enough photons impact our planet to theoretically satisfy global energy needs for an entire year. However, solar-generated power currently accounts for just four-tenths [...]

Should I Put Solar Panels on My House?

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

If you’re thinking about going solar, you’re probably wondering: Is solar cost effective? Is my roof suitable for solar panels? Will solar energy generate enough electricity to power my home? Who makes the best solar panels? But first, it's important to explore if solar panels for your home make sense. Here are some key questions we [...]

Limited Time Offer Solar Financing For Homeowners!

By | June 11th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, Promotion|

Home Solar Rates Are Heating Up. At Solar Technologies we offer a variety of solar financing options so that every homeowner can save with solar regardless of their budget or credit history. From solar lease to solar loan, cash purchase to the PACE program we'll find the right financing solution so you can start saving now. For A Limited [...]

How Much Energy Does a Solar Panel Produce?

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

Homeowners shopping for solar often ask us: How much energy does a solar panel produce? It’s a good question because it will help you calculate how many solar panels you'll need to power your home. Depending upon its wattage, a single solar panel only makes enough electricity to power a lightbulb for a few hours, but [...]

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates aren't [...]

How Solar Panels Work To Produce Solar Energy In Three Steps

By | May 28th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

For many, the concept of being able to tap into the sun and produce energy that can power their home, business, or automobile is a mysterious phenomenon. Unlocking the power of the sun in just a few simple steps can not only save you thousands on utility bills but also help create a more sustainable world [...]

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News, What's New|

When you see solar on your neighbor’s roof does it make you want to go solar too? Maybe your neighbor told you his new solar system helped put a big dent in his electric bill, and you’re thinking going solar could be a nice benefit for your family too. But then you think electricity rates aren't [...]

BETTER SOLAR PANELS PRODUCE MORE SOLAR ENERGY.

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Going Solar, News|

May 2017 – Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel technology, announced today that they can help homeowners and business owners realize significantly more solar energy savings than their competitors. “Our solar panels by SunPower use Maxeon® solar cell technology to make more solar energy from every drop of sunshine. In fact, they’ve been proven [...]