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Adding Solar Can Increase Your Home Value

By | 2018-02-13T08:06:24+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Did you know that installing a home solar system is an economic decision that can potentially improve your family’s financial position? Home solar not only can reduce or eliminate your electric bill, adding a photovoltaic (PV) solar system to a house is almost always a good real estate investment and may contribute to increasing home values by [...]

Overcoming commercial solar savings myopia: How to see long-range benefits more clearly

By | 2018-02-15T14:08:19+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

People who are nearsighted typically find it more difficult to read road signs or see distant objects clearly. It’s a condition easily corrected with the right pair of prescription lenses. But those looking to purchase a new commercial solar panel system may not even recognize they have a form of “investment myopia” that’s preventing them from seeing beyond [...]

Clean Power Plan: How Solar Energy is a Cornerstone to Success

By | 2018-01-28T19:06:39+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

The landmark Clean Power Plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, heralded as our nation’s most ambitious effort to combat climate change, highlights how uniquely positioned the solar industry is to help transition the country to a new clean energy future. Solar power is mainstream today. It's cost competitive, abundant and easily installed. It’s creating jobs and stimulating the economy.Solar is [...]

When choosing solar power companies, start with the technology

By | 2018-02-15T14:05:24+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

With the expected useful life of commercial solar systems ranging from 25 to 40 years, choosing the right solution to invest in at the outset is incredibly important. But which of the many solar power companies should you consider? The answer may be easier than you think. Solar is a long-term investment. Think about it—what other purchases [...]

6 Tips to Find the Perfect Solar Installer

By | 2018-01-28T16:35:01+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar is a booming industry. New companies and contractors are popping up every day to get in on the action. If you use Yelp to search for “solar installation” in the San Francisco Bay area, you’ll get nearly 500 results. With hundreds of hit or miss options, what’s next? Let’s narrow down the field of potential [...]

What you might not know about commercial solar panel systems

By | 2018-01-28T16:33:44+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

According to this Energy.gov article, 173,000 terawatts (TW) of free solar energy is striking the Earth all day, every day. Need a little real-world context to wrap your head around that number? That’s more than 10,000 times the world's total energy use. If you’re considering commercial photovoltaic (PV) panels, you should be seeing dollar signs right about now—especially since just one terawatt [...]

SunPower Solar Warranty FAQs

By | 2018-01-28T16:22:18+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Our Solar Technologies  Complete Confidence Warranty. Today, we answer all of your questions about the industry's best  solar warranty. Q. What’s the advantage of a single warranty on the whole system all from one manufacturer? A. A working solar system is composed of many components that work together to turn sunlight into usable power for your home. When you buy a Solar [...]

Wondering how to pay for solar? The EPA has 7 ideas for your school

By | 2018-01-28T16:20:06+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Many colleges and universities have embraced solar power to help achieve their sustainability goals, climate action plans and renewable energy targets. This movement has been driven primarily by student demand, rising awareness among institutions that fiscal and environmental responsibility go hand-in-hand, and the understanding that addressing climate change is a critical part of an educational institution’s mission. [...]

How to Buy Solar Panels: FAQs About Solar Financing

By | 2018-01-28T11:59:19+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|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 are [...]

College campuses may lead 100% renewable energy transition

By | 2018-01-28T16:26:15+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Business Feed, What's New|

Universities and colleges can play a crucial role in the transition to power the U.S. with 100% renewable energy, according to a report highlighted in a recent Solar Industry article.  Hundreds of schools nationwide have adopted campus sustainability plans with carbon neutrality targets—and the best way to reach those is by setting renewable energy goals, according to the report Renewable [...]