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How Solar and Battery Storage Systems Increase Home Value in California

June 22, 2024

In the quest for energy efficiency and sustainability, California homeowners are increasingly turning to solar and battery storage systems. Beyond…

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Step-by-Step Guide: Installing Solar Panels and Battery Storage in Your Bay Area Home

June 19, 2024

Harnessing the power of the sun can significantly reduce your energy bills, increase your home’s value, and contribute to a…

Renewable Energy Trends: Solar and Battery Storage In 2024

June 15, 2024

In 2024, renewable energy trends, particularly in solar and battery storage, are set to revolutionize how we harness and use…

Explore the Benefits of Solar Energy in the San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2024

As a homeowner in the California Bay Area, you’ve likely noticed the upward trend in energy costs. This steady increase…

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How to Choose a Solar Panel Installer: Your Comprehensive Guide

June 5, 2024

Making the decision to install solar panels is an exciting step toward reducing energy costs and embracing renewable energy. However,…

Maximizing Savings: How Solar Panels Can Drastically Reduce Your Electric Bill

May 29, 2024

In an age where environmental sustainability and financial prudence intersect, solar energy emerges as a powerful solution. If you are…

The Advantages of California Home Solar Energy Systems in 2024: The Future is Radiant

May 22, 2024

Climate change remains a significant global concern that impacts us all. Many countries are actively working to reduce greenhouse gas…

Everything You Need to Know About Self-Consumption

May 12, 2024

Self-consumption is becoming increasingly important as more homeowners install solar panels and home batteries. It involves producing and using your…

Self-Consumption Batteries vs. Backup Batteries

May 1, 2024

As solar power becomes a more popular choice for powering homes across the United States, maximizing your solar system’s potential…

Understanding Off-Peak Electricity Hours in California

April 18, 2024

As homeowners in Northern California are dealing with rising PG&E utility rates, understanding Time-of-Use (TOU) plans is more important than…

Solar Industry News

What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

By p15 | March 29, 2017

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…

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5 Tips To Picking The Best Solar Company

By p15 | March 24, 2017

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…

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Vote Solar’s Annual Celebration & Fundraiser

By p15 | March 22, 2017

Solar Technologies is a SunPower Master dealer and one of the Bay Area’s leading providers of state-of-the-art solar power systems. Since 1998 they’ve installed over 75,000 solar panels for residential, commercial, and industrial clients, helping them save thousands annually on electric bills. To maximize the amount of energy you receive from every drop of sunshine,…

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PICKING THE RIGHT SOLAR COMPANY KEEPS THINGS BRIGHT.

By p15 | March 21, 2017

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel systems, urges Bay Area homeowners to think twice before selecting a solar company. The quality of the solar installer and equipment will directly affect the system’s reliability and a homeowner’s long-term savings. “We often hear about California solar companies trying to pressure customers into acting fast…

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What is a Carbon Footprint?

By p15 | March 17, 2017

The arrival of a new year usually has everyone resolving to shed excess things and start anew. Maybe it’s pounds gained from holiday indulgences. Maybe it’s sheer “stuff,” extra possessions that seem to have multiplied after a season of gift exchanges. While kicking off 2017 with promises to eat healthy or live more simply is…

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Breaking Down Commercial Solar Panel Costs

By p15 | March 15, 2017

If you’ve ever considered taking your business solar, but were worried by the cost, you may find yourself in luck. The price of solar panels has absolutely crashed over the last year, a reduction in price enabled by both advancing technology and economies of scale. As it stands, commercial solar panel costs now put renewable…

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Bay Area Residents Act Now To Claim Your Solar Energy Tax Credit.

By p15 | March 13, 2017

Solar Technologies a Bay Area leader in Solar Panel Systems wants to remind California residence that if they’re thinking about switching to solar, the time to act is now before the solar energy tax credit incentive expires. “The solar energy tax credit allows a homeowner to reduce the amount of income tax that they would…

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How To Get Your Solar Energy Tax Credit

By p15 | March 10, 2017

There are a lot of good reasons to go solar. Many Bay Area homeowners have a solar system installed to protect themselves and their families against rising energy rates. While it is difficult to forecast exactly how much electricity costs will rise, or how quickly, one thing is certain – they will go up. Conversely,…

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A BAY AREA SOLAR PANEL LEADER BRIGHTENS CUSTOMERS’ BOTTOM LINE

By p15 | February 2, 2017

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel installations, announced today the launch of their new website, http://solartechnologies.com. “Our new site has been designed to help both residential and commercial solar customers through every step of the purchase process,” said Jeff Parr, Owner of Solar Technologies, “After 18 years of solar installation, we know…

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Shop The Logo & Save!

By p15 | December 12, 2016

Solar Technologies is excited to team up with our long-time partner, Think Local First of Santa Cruz to promote the “Shop the Logo” campaign and shopping local in the month of December.  As part of the campaign, Solar Technologies will be offering $1,000 off the purchase of a SunPower system installation between 12/1 and 12/31! …