Home Solar Plus Storage

By | 2018-06-06T08:20:25+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

There has never been a better time to consider solar. Advancements in solar technology have made it more affordable, and advancements in battery technologies are giving customers greater energy independence. We're happy to announce that, in select U.S. markets, the Solar Technologies home solar energy system can now be paired with industry leading solar battery storage [...]

5 Facts About Solar That Make Sense

By | 2018-06-21T14:46:49+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Five reasons to consider going solar now. Interested? Check out our solar calculator to find out how much you can save. Learn more about solar in these Solar Technologies Blog posts: Solar Technologies Customers Share Why They Went Solar A Quick Guide to Going Solar Finding Solar Installation Company See how much you could save on electricity [...]

California New Homes Industry Leads Nation in Green Building

By | 2018-06-05T10:18:20+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

As goes California, so goes the nation. That’s a common refrain from those who recognize the forward thinking that the West Coast is known for, especially when it comes to securing a clean energy future. In the last year, under the leadership of Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Legislature, California has set the bar high, pioneering climate [...]

Solar Technologies is a Leader in New Home Solar Installations

By | 2018-06-05T09:40:20+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

California’s decision to require solar on virtually all new homes starting in 2020 sets a remarkable example for our nation when it comes to reducing fossil fuel emissions that pollute our air and contribute to global warming. Unanimously approved by the California Energy Commission, the decision is expected to have a massive impact on the demand [...]

Finding a Solar Installation Company

By | 2018-05-23T14:30:25+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Unless you’re an electrician or an experienced DIYer, if you want to switch to solar you’re not just going to buy solar panels for your roof. You’re going to choose a solar installation company for your home that you can trust. It’s crucial that you pick the right solar installation contractor to install your solar system [...]

What is Solar Net Metering and How Does it Work

By | 2018-07-10T16:32:12+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Many consumers who are thinking about going solar have heard the term “net metering” but aren’t sure what it means. What is Net Metering? Put simply, net metering is a utility billing mechanism available in most states that offers a credit to residential and business customers who are making excess electricity with their solar panel systems [...]

A Complete Guide to 7 Renewable Energy Sources

By | 2018-04-09T10:07:45+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

What is Renewable Energy and How Does It Work? Have you been wondering what “renewable energy” really means? Renewable energy sources are literally found in sunlight, in the air, deep underground and in our oceans. They are part of the planet’s physical structure, which means they are constantly being renewed by natural means. They simply cannot run out. [...]

Adding Solar Can Increase Your Home Value

By | 2018-02-13T08:06:24+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Did you know that installing a home solar system is an economic decision that can potentially improve your family’s financial position? Home solar not only can reduce or eliminate your electric bill, adding a photovoltaic (PV) solar system to a house is almost always a good real estate investment and may contribute to increasing home values by [...]

Clean Power Plan: How Solar Energy is a Cornerstone to Success

By | 2018-01-28T19:06:39+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

The landmark Clean Power Plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, heralded as our nation’s most ambitious effort to combat climate change, highlights how uniquely positioned the solar industry is to help transition the country to a new clean energy future. Solar power is mainstream today. It's cost competitive, abundant and easily installed. It’s creating jobs and stimulating the economy.Solar is [...]

6 Tips to Find the Perfect Solar Installer

By | 2018-07-10T16:40:38+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Going Solar, What's New|

Solar is a booming industry. New companies and contractors are popping up every day to get in on the action. If you use Yelp to search for “solar installation” in the San Francisco Bay area, you’ll get nearly 500 results. With hundreds of hit or miss options, what’s next? Let’s narrow down the field of potential [...]