What Do I Do if My Old Solar Company Goes Out of Business?

It’s been an interesting few years on the “solar coaster.” A combination of government incentives and plummeting solar panel prices caused the biggest boom in solar installations of all time in California back in 2015 and in to 2016. Consequently, many small-scale contractors and even electricians realized the amount of money being invested and hundreds […]

What is the Highest Wattage Solar Panel?

As of March 5, 2019, the highest wattage solar panel available is the SunPower 415 watt residential solar panel. Boasting a ground-breaking 22.3% efficiency, the SunPower 415 is the highest efficiency solar panel commercially available. So for homeowners who want the most powerful solar on their roof, the SunPower 415 is it. Now homeowners can create more […]

SDG&E Medical Baseline & Solar – What you Need to Know

If you’re a San Diego homeowner and you have a serious medical condition that requires you to use more power than the average homeowner, you should be aware of SDG&E’s Medical Baseline allowance program. The Medical Baseline Allowance program allows SDG&E customers who have certain serious medical conditions to buy more power for lower rates […]

Net Metering SDG&E FAQ

How It Works What is Net Energy Metering and who is eligible? Net Energy Metering is for individuals who own systems that use renewable energy sources such as solar systems, wind systems or other sources renewable and clean energy. For those who produce more energy than they consume, there are earnings and credits you can […]

Inconspicuous Solar Panels

We’ve all seen them. The big, clunky, steel-framed, waffle grid-looking solar panels sticking so far off of the roof, it looks like a squirrel could make a nest under them. It’s not necessarily a pretty sight. Unfortunately for many homeowners not in the know, this gaudy archetype of a solar panel is what they assume […]

Aesthetically Pleasing Solar Panels Style Guide

Having solar panels on your house says a lot about you. The implication is, if you have panels, that you not only care about your wallet, but also the environment. They are a sort of badge of intelligence; which you think everyone would find appealing. The truth is, that some people don’t think they are […]

Solar Power Installation Requirements: What You Need to Know

Solar power is booming, and it’s not just for upscale homeowners in big mansions anymore. Due to the steady reduction in panel prices, improvement of technology, and streamlining of installation processes, solar is now an option for nearly all homeowners. There are still general factors that homeowners who want to install solar should think about […]

Does the Size of a Solar Panel Matter?

Size matters – depending on what you’re talking about, of course. If it’s something like a pizza, a truck bed, or a bank account, a bigger size is something that is desirable. If it’s something like an electric bill, or your stomach – you may want something a bit smaller. So elaborating on this concept, […]