Solar Industry News

How Long Does a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty Last?

April 28, 2017
Commercial Solar Panel Warranty

How long do commercial solar panels typically last before requiring maintenance? What measures can be taken to prevent malfunction? Whether your business currently utilizes commercial solar panels or is considering making the switch to solar technology, this article by Solar Power World will give you a helpful rundown on standard solar panel warranty policy. Anticipating…

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GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

April 26, 2017
GET YOUR SOLAR PANEL LOAN WHILE IT’S HOT.

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel systems, has announced today a new array of solar panel loan purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash purchases, solar leases, PACE (property assessed clean energy), solar loans at competitive rates. “Cash purchases deliver the greatest long-term savings…

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Solar Loan Rates: Big Savings, Zero Down.

April 24, 2017
Solar Loan Rates

There has never been a better time for homeowners to go solar and take advantage of amazing solar loan rates. But with solar tax credits set to expire, that opportunity could slip away. Fortunately, Solar Technologies offers an array of purchasing options for homeowners regardless of their budget or credit history. These include: easy cash…

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Suffering From Tax Due Blues?

April 18, 2017
tax day due blues

Tax Day has been responsible for making grown men weep, corporations crumble, and if evaded, can even land you in prison. Yikes. Make 2017 the year that you save big on taxes by switch to solar! You’ll not only reduce your carbon footprint, increase the value of your home or business, save on monthly utilities bills…

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The Key Components of a Commercial Solar Panel Warranty

April 17, 2017
Commercial Solar Warranty

Warranties are like spare tires: you never think about them until you really, really need them. But in the case of a commercial solar panel warranty, it’s definitely worth your time to dig into the details of what’s covered, for how long, and how likely it is you’ll use it—before making your purchase decision. What…

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So Many Solar Incentives. 

April 15, 2017
So Many Reasons To Go Solar.

With so many solar financial and environmental incentives there never has been a better time to invest in solar panels for your home or business. Financial Incentives  When you switch to Solar most homeowners qualify for a 30% Tax Credit and for business owners this can go up to an impressive 70% back in Solar Tax Incentives. Less money…

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Why solar industry leaders should support solar advocacy

April 12, 2017
Vote Solar

Solar Technologies, a Bay Area leader in solar panel installations, is proud to support local advocacy to bring solar to the mainstream in California. We’re starting with Vote Solar, an Oakland-based nonprofit that works across the country advocating for solar policies and programs at the state-level. Vote Solar’s mission is to protect and expand solar…

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Five Facts About Sustainable Solar Energy

April 10, 2017
Five Facts About Sustainable Solar Energy

Last year solar was the No. 1 source of new electricity generation ahead of natural gas and coal, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research. In 2016 alone, the U.S. increased its solar (PV) installations by 95 percent, the highest growth rate on record. While it’s exciting to see the growth…

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The Basic Components of a Commercial Solar Panel Installation

April 7, 2017
The Basic Components of a Commercial Solar Panel Installation

How does solar energy work? What is the photovoltaic effect? What are the basic components that make up a commercial solar panel installation? It’s actually pretty simple. This video overviews the typical commercial solar panel system components and how solar panels produce electricity. It even covers potential savings to your average electric bill with solar…

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How to Buy Solar Panels: FAQs About Solar Financing

April 6, 2017
How to Buy Solar Panels: FAQs About Solar Financing

Many homeowners who are interested in going solar aren’t sure whether they can afford it and may not be aware that there are several ways to finance a new home solar system. In the past, purchasing a home solar system might have required a full, upfront payment or a home equity loan. But these days…

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