Home with solar power

Solar energy is a flourishing industry. Since 2010, solar has grown an average of 42% a year. It’s understandable that there are now more new home solar installation companies than ever and all are claiming to be the best. That can make picking one for your home solar project intimidating. This is likely one of…

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SunVault Battery

With constant technological advancements and innovations in the solar industry and developments in home battery storage, like the Tesla Powerwall and SunPower SunVault™, each new product is designed to make life easier for homeowners.   Battery storage can complement your home solar energy system, which utilizes solar panels to harness energy from the sun and…

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California Net Metering Graphic

California utility companies, like PG&E, Edison and Sempra, want to enact drastic changes to the Net Energy Metering (NEM) program that would negatively impact current and future home and business owners who want to go solar. In some cases, rooftop solar may be five times more expensive than it is today.  Not only is this…

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Putting solar panels on your roof is not only about saving money with clean energy. You’re making a major home upgrade that will benefit your household for decades. Why not protect that investment with the industry’s best all-in-one warranty? While shopping for home solar panels you shouldn’t assume all solar companies or all solar warranties…

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Residential Solar with Pool

It will be time to do your 2020 taxes before you know it, and it’s important to stay abreast of how current tax law changes could impact your financial situation. Did you know that there’s a federal tax credit for going solar? Fortunately the recently approved federal spending program extended the federal investment tax credit…

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SunVault Battery

Northern California’s 2020 wildfire season was historically devastating, and we know San Francisco Bay Area residents are all too familiar with the related PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs. Don’t wait for rolling blackouts to figure out how to prepare your home and family to survive without electricity. Add a home solar system with storage now,…

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Cleaning Solar panels

  Solar panels produce electricity by capturing the sun’s rays. If a panel’s surface is obscured by an accumulation of dust or debris, the solar energy system won’t be able to operate at its maximum efficiency. Fortunately, we exclusively sell SunPower Equinox solar systems, which are known to be the most efficient you can buy.…

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Benefits of Home Solar Battery

  California’s wildfire season is expected to arrive earlier than normal this year due to drought conditions and the impacts of global warming, and that means we’re likely in for another round of PG&E’s preventative Public Safety Power Shutoffs. During last year’s fire season Public Safety Power Shutoffs left as many as a million people…

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SunPower by Solar Technologies has installed more than 75,000 solar panels and helped thousands of Bay Area homeowners save money with solar. Our mission is to provide our customers with the best solar equipment, installation and service at a reasonable price.  At Solar Technologies we understand that buying a solar system for your home is…

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The Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders were just extended through May, and after some odd 40 days of this, you may be worried about what your next PG&E bill is going to look like. Your home electricity use has likely increased if you’ve got a house full of people working remotely and attending online school. Add…

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