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, [...]

Beyond Solar Panel Efficiency: 4 Important Considerations When Evaluating Solar Panels

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

As you evaluate your solar panel options, you may come across the term “solar panel efficiency.” But what does that phrase really mean? How much does solar panel efficiency really matter in the long run? Is it the only thing, or are there other characteristics of commercial solar panels to be aware of when evaluating and comparing [...]

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 [...]

The Key Components of a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

Warranties are like spare tires: you never think about them until you really, really need them. But in the case of a commercial solar panel warranty, it’s definitely worth your time to dig into the details of what’s covered, for how long, and how likely it is you’ll use it—before making your purchase decision. What makes [...]

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 [...]

Understanding Commercial Solar Financing Options: Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Business Feed, News, What's New|

Is your organization considering going solar? Are you investigating different commercial solar financing options? A solar power purchase agreement (PPA) may be a viable choice. Here are four questions organizations often ask about solar PPAs to help decide if this financing option is right for their needs: What is a solar [...]