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Oakland Unified School roof, almost completely covered with solar panels

Oakland Unified School

February 25, 2020

La Escuelita Educational Center Earns Honors for First “Grid-Neutral” School Solar Shines a Bright Light on Educational Center The La…

Orchard Commercial solar

Orchard Commercial

February 25, 2020

Quick Facts: Orchard Commercial Total System Size 153.6 kW City Santa Clara, CA Utility Silicon Valley Power Panel Type SunPower…

Oakland Zoo Vet Clinic is mostly solar powered

Oakland Zoo

February 25, 2020

Oakland Zoo The Oakland Zoo hired Solar Technologies to design and install a solar power system to offset the electricity…

Coastline Family Farms roof covered in high efficiency solar panels

Coastline Family Farms

February 25, 2020

Coast American Cooling  Salinas Valley Produce Company Harvests Millions in Solar Savings. A Leader in The Salinas Valley Founded in…

Geo H. Wilson Inc. has a roof mainly covered in solar panels

Geo. H. Wilson, Inc.

February 25, 2020

Geo. H. Wilson, Inc. One of Santa Cruz’s Most Celebrated Contractors.  Geo. H. Wilson is a family-owned mechanical contracting business…

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Ramar Foods

February 25, 2020

Ramar Foods Family Traditions & Industry Leading Manufacturing Founded in 1969, Ramar Foods is a third-generation Filipino Food company and…

The Villages Canopy Solar install

Villages Golf & Country Club

February 25, 2020

Villages Golf & Country Club Bay Area’s Largest Senior Community Saves Millions with Solar The Bay Area’s Premiere Senior Community…

Small Victorian house with solar panels on different parts of sloped roof

Solar Project – Hayward, CA

February 25, 2020

Their Challenge This family had interest in switching to solar power for years before being referred to Solar Technologies by…

Sloped top roof with large solar panel sections on each side

Solar Project – Pleasanton, CA

February 25, 2020

Their Challenge When this family were faced with a roof replacement project and increasingly high electric bills, they decided to…

The Lenhart home is powered by SunPower and saves thousands of dollars

Residential Solar Project – Los Gatos, CA

February 25, 2020

Their Challenge With their electricity bills increasing to more than $250 per month, this family of Los Gatos, Calif., wanted…

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How Solar and Battery Storage Systems Increase Home Value in California

By Solar Technologies | June 22, 2024

In the quest for energy efficiency and sustainability, California homeowners are increasingly turning to solar and battery storage systems. Beyond the obvious environmental benefits, these technologies also offer significant financial advantages, including a boost in home value. Let’s explore how solar panels and battery storage systems can make your California home more valuable and attractive…

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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…