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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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15 Top Energy-Saving Strategies for the New Year

By Solar Technologies | February 14, 2024

With California’s sunny skies and mild climate, more homeowners are turning to clean energy solutions and other renewable energy sources to power their homes and businesses. This shift is part of a broader effort to reduce energy usage, save on their energy bill, and minimize greenhouse gas emissions. Here are 15 energy-saving ways to maximize your…

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Title 24 California Solar Mandates: Empowering Homeowners with Sustainable Energy Solutions

By Solar Technologies | February 10, 2024

California is leading the way to a greener future by making solar energy production more common across the state and introducing mandates to encourage ongoing solar adoption. Title 24 solar mandates were  put in place by the California Energy Commission as a series of policies to help reshape energy consumption across the state. Despite the…

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Introducing the Enphase IQ Battery 5P: The Future of Home Energy Storage

By Solar Technologies | February 7, 2024

The Enphase IQ Battery 5P is a big step forward in solar energy, designed to meet the needs of California homeowners. The Enphase IQ Battery 5P isn’t just a battery; it’s a gateway to energy independence, efficiency, and reliability. This all-in-one AC-coupled home battery offers double the continuous power and triple the peak power compared…

How Much Electricity Does a Computer Use?

By Solar Technologies | January 17, 2024

Computers have become an indispensable part of our daily lives, both for personal use and work-related tasks. For many California homeowners, understanding the energy consumption of these devices is important, especially when considering the rising costs of electricity. In this article, we’ll review the specifics of how much electricity a computer uses, the associated costs,…

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What is the Difference Between Watts, Kilowatts, and Kilowatt-Hours?

By Solar Technologies | January 8, 2024

In the realm of solar panels and energy consumption, understanding the units that measure the electricity generated is important. As homeowners in California increasingly turn to solar energy systems to harness the sun’s power, it’s essential to know the basics of electricity. In this article, we’ll discuss the difference between watts, kilowatts, and kilowatt-hours. What…

Understanding Electric Rates & How Solar Can Help California Residents Save

By Solar Technologies | December 26, 2023

In the world of renewable energy, solar power has a popular clean energy option for many homeowners in California. But how much can solar actually save you each month?With rising electricity rates in the Golden State, the quest for a sustainable and cost-effective alternative has never been more pressing. This article will review the benefits…

How Much Electricity Does a Lightbulb Use?

By Solar Technologies | December 20, 2023

Energy conservation is important for homeowners today and understanding how much electricity a light bulb uses is essential. The United States, one of the world’s top energy users, is shifting from traditional incandescent light bulbs to energy-efficient LEDs. This transition isn’t just about saving on utility bills; it’s about reducing our carbon footprint and ensuring…

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Will Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

By Solar Technologies | December 15, 2023

In recent years, the United States has seen a surge in homeowners adding solar panels to their homes, especially in sunny California. This shift towards clean energy and the promise of reduced utility bills has made solar technologies a popular home improvement choice. However, homeowners have concerns about solar panel installations on their rooftop in…

15 Ways to Conserve Energy and Reduce Your Electric Bill

By Solar Technologies | December 11, 2023

In the Golden State of California, full of sunshine and warm weather, homeowners are always on the lookout for ways to conserve energy and reduce their utility bills. Here are 15 actionable tips to help you make the most of your energy consumption, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint. Opt for Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs:…

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How Much Electricity Does the Average Home Use in California?

By Solar Technologies | December 7, 2023

Electricity is the lifeblood of our homes, powering everything from our lights to our essential appliances. But how much electricity does the average home really use? And how can understanding this help Californians make smarter energy choices, especially when considering the benefits of solar energy?  Understanding Your Home’s Power Needs Every home is unique, and…