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15 Top Energy-Saving Strategies for the New Year

February 14, 2024

With California’s sunny skies and mild climate, more homeowners are turning to clean energy solutions and other renewable energy sources…

15 Ways to Conserve Energy and Reduce Your Electric Bill

December 11, 2023

In the Golden State of California, full of sunshine and warm weather, homeowners are always on the lookout for ways…

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home: A Comprehensive Guide for Californians

August 8, 2023

As Californians, we’re very familiar with the radiant power of the sun that graces our state nearly all year round.…

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Solar Energy vs. Fossil Fuels: Comparing the Costs and Benefits

July 17, 2023

As homeowners in California, we’re fortunate to enjoy abundant sunshine for most of the year, which makes our state a…

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How Much Electricity Does a Refrigerator Use?

January 16, 2023

Introduction On average, refrigerators consume between 300 and 800 watts of electricity, depending on the age of the model. Most…

What Are The Best Energy Efficient Light Bulbs For Your Home?

December 30, 2022

Introduction to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Energy efficient light bulbs are a great way to save money on energy bills…

How Many Watts of Electricity Does a TV Use?

December 11, 2022

Introduction Knowing how much electricity (measured in watts) your TV consumes is important for two main reasons: to estimate the…

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How Much Does A Tesla Powerwall Cost in 2023?

By Solar Technologies | September 2, 2023

If you’re considering adding a  Tesla Powerwall home battery solution to your home, it’s important to understand the true value you’re adding. Solar panels generate energy and send it to your home, but the solar system alone isn’t able to store the excess power it generates. This is where Tesla’s Powerwall comes in. The Powerwall…

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Top 10 Solar Energy Myths Debunked

By Solar Technologies | August 31, 2023

Solar energy continues to make waves in the renewable energy sector as more and more homeowners in California and beyond are embracing this clean, sustainable power source. With its growing popularity, there are several myths and misconceptions about solar energy that persist. Here are the top 10 solar energy myths we’re going to debunk: Myth…

Harnessing Solar Power: A Key to the Future of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

By Solar Technologies | August 29, 2023

On our path towards a more sustainable future, two technologies have emerged as game-changers: solar energy and electric vehicles (EVs). Both of these innovations have reduced our dependence on fossil fuels, and are working hand in hand to change the way we consume energy. This article will explore the relationship between solar energy and electric…

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The Ultimate Guide to Residential Solar Panels: Everything You Need to Know

By Solar Technologies | August 24, 2023

For California homeowners who enjoy an abundance of sunshine in the Golden State all year long, solar panels present a golden opportunity. By harnessing the power of the sun with residential solar panels, you can significantly reduce your carbon footprint and transform your home into a power station that generates free, renewable electricity. This shift…

A Comparison of Tesla’s Powerwall 2 and Powerwall Plus: A Guide for Homeowners

By Solar Technologies | August 22, 2023

In the realm of renewable energy, solar power has emerged as a leading player, offering a sustainable and efficient solution to the growing energy needs of California homeowners. Tesla, a pioneer in the field of electric vehicles, has made significant strides in the solar energy sector with its innovative solar energy products, including the Powerwall…

Can I Add Solar Panels to an Existing System?

By Solar Technologies | August 17, 2023

As a homeowner in California, you may already enjoy the many benefits of solar energy to power your home. The reduction of your energy costs, the positive impact on the environment, and the satisfaction of being energy independent are just a few of the perks. So what can you do if your energy needs have…

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How Long Can I Power My Home With a Tesla Powerwall System?

By Solar Technologies | August 15, 2023

As a homeowner in sunny California, you’ve probably considered harnessing the power of the sun to meet your energy needs. Solar power is a clean, renewable, and increasingly affordable source of energy that can power our homes, electric vehicles and more. But what happens when the sun goes down or power outages occur? This is…

Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill During a Heat Wave

By Solar Technologies | August 11, 2023

As the California sun blazes and temperatures soar during the hot summer months, the temptation to retreat into the cool embrace of air conditioning becomes almost irresistible. Yet, every notch down on the thermostat translates into a surge on your electric bill, which can turn the summer months into a season of financial strain. But…

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home: A Comprehensive Guide for Californians

By Solar Technologies | August 8, 2023

As Californians, we’re very familiar with the radiant power of the sun that graces our state nearly all year round. This abundant, natural resource is not just a provider of light and warmth, but also a potential powerhouse for significant savings on our monthly energy bills. This article will provide you with practical, cost-effective home…

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Does My Utility Bill Have Hidden Charges?

By Solar Technologies | August 2, 2023

As a homeowner, you’re likely familiar with the monthly process of receiving and paying your utility bill. But have you ever taken a closer look at the various charges and fees that make up your total cost? Understanding your utility bill can be a complex task, but it’s an important one so you don’t end…