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More Auto Dealerships Choosing Solar Energy

March 25, 2019

More Auto Dealerships Choosing Solar Energy Auto dealerships may not pop to mind first when you think of a business…

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Video: The Three Most Common Types of Commercial Solar Installations

March 15, 2019

When people think of solar energy they likely picture solar panels on a rooftop, but did you know that you…

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How Solar Panels Work

March 12, 2019

Providing solar power for commercial buildings isn’t as complicated as you might think. This infographic answers the question: How do…

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Beat the Tax Day Blues by Getting Some Green

March 11, 2019

It’s tax season! If you’re considering a home solar system, it’s important to know the financial benefits of the federal investment…

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7 Types Of Renewable Energy To Support Commercial Sustainability

March 10, 2019

Many private enterprises and public entities (e.g., government agencies and educational institutions) are looking for clean, renewable energy sources to…

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A Quick Introduction To The Solar Investment Tax Credit

March 7, 2019

The solar Investment Tax Credit, or solar ITC, is a federal incentive that can help eligible businesses offset their commercial solar system…

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New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E

March 5, 2019

New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) electric utility subsidiary Oklahoma Gas &…

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Cabot Corporation and SunPower Announce Helix® Solar-Plus-Storage Agreement

March 2, 2019

Cabot Corporation and SunPower Announce Helix® Solar-Plus-Storage Agreement Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has reached an agreement to have…

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What Makes Us Different From The Competition?

February 25, 2019

What Makes Us Different From The Competition? As one of the world’s most innovative solar companies, Solar Technologies are proud…

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Solar Helps ‘LEED’ the Way to More Sustainable Buildings

February 21, 2019

The number of net-zero energy buildings — buildings that use renewable energy technology to help meet 100 percent of their…

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

By Solar Technologies | June 19, 2024

Harnessing the power of the sun can significantly reduce your energy bills, increase your home’s value, and contribute to a sustainable environment. This guide will walk you through each stage of installing solar panels and battery storage in your Bay Area home, providing you with the knowledge and confidence to make an informed decision. 1.…

Renewable Energy Trends: Solar and Battery Storage In 2024

By Solar Technologies | June 15, 2024

In 2024, renewable energy trends, particularly in solar and battery storage, are set to revolutionize how we harness and use energy. With rising electricity rates and more frequent power outages, there’s never been a better time for environmentalists, technology enthusiasts, and Bay Area homeowners to explore these sustainable solutions. Key Trends in Solar and Battery…

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

By Solar Technologies | June 10, 2024

As a homeowner in the California Bay Area, you’ve likely noticed the upward trend in energy costs. This steady increase has driven many to seek alternative solutions, with solar energy rising to prominence as an effective way to slash monthly electric bills. With its reliability and long-term financial benefits, solar energy stands out as a…

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How to Choose a Solar Panel Installer: Your Comprehensive Guide

By Solar Technologies | June 5, 2024

Making the decision to install solar panels is an exciting step toward reducing energy costs and embracing renewable energy. However, choosing the right solar panel installer can make or break the entire process. It’s not just about finding the lowest cost solution. You’ll want to evaluate the company you choose to partner with for your…

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

By Solar Technologies | May 29, 2024

In an age where environmental sustainability and financial prudence intersect, solar energy emerges as a powerful solution. If you are a homeowner, an eco-conscious consumer, or simply looking to save on energy costs, investing in solar panels can be a game-changer. This is especially true for residents of the California Bay Area, where the abundant…

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

By Solar Technologies | May 22, 2024

Climate change remains a significant global concern that impacts us all. Many countries are actively working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and one standout solution is solar energy. Sustainable and cost-effective, solar panel technology continues to evolve and pricing continues to improve. Today’s panels are more efficient, durable, and affordable than ever before. In this…

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Commercial Solar Panels: Costs & Benefits

By Solar Technologies | May 20, 2024

Introduction As the world increasingly shifts its focus towards sustainable energy solutions, commercial solar panels are becoming a pivotal component in the transition. For commercial property owners and business owners in California, understanding the costs and benefits of installing commercial solar panels can be a game-changer. Not only do these panels offer significant financial savings,…

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Can I Install Solar Panels Myself?

By Solar Technologies | May 18, 2024

More Bay Area homeowners are turning to solar to reduce their electricity bills and embrace clean energy. This has also caused the interest in DIY solar panel installation to spike. While installing solar panels yourself might seem like a good idea, you should know what comes with a project like this.  If you’ve wondered, “Can…

Everything You Need to Know About Self-Consumption

By Solar Technologies | May 12, 2024

Self-consumption is becoming increasingly important as more homeowners install solar panels and home batteries. It involves producing and using your own electricity directly at your home or business. As net metering policies evolve, embracing self-consumption still ensures you maximize your solar savings. If you’re powering your home with solar energy, we’ll break down everything you…

How Does the California Solar Mandate Impact Homeowners and Businesses?

By Solar Technologies | May 8, 2024

California is a leader in solar energy production in the United States. The state has taken big steps to use more renewable energy sources through the California Solar Mandate, an initiative for home and business owners who want to enjoy the benefits of solar power. This is timely as the state moves away from fossil…