SC Edison to Increase Electric Rates by 14%

By |2020-06-22T09:58:13-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Southern California Edison (SCE), the electric utility who services 14 million people across Southern California including most of the Coachella Valley filed an application through the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in August of 2019 to increase their electric utility rates by 14% to customers in 2021 that would net a 20.5% increase in SCE’s [...]

6 Reasons to Powerwall This Fall

By |2020-06-19T10:24:43-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Powerwall Enables Homeowners to Access Lower Utility Rates | Balance Time-of-Use  -Take both a $2,900 Rebate and a 30% Tax Credit in 2019- Powerwall: A Revolutionary Battery Battery storage takes excess energy produced from your solar system and stores it for future use when demand cost is high —or during blackouts and natural [...]

30% Solar Investment Tax Credit Coming To an End!

By |2019-12-21T21:07:38-08:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: FAQ, Residential Solar, Solar, Solar Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For anyone who has been considering solar for their home, the clock is ticking if you’re looking to get the biggest return on your investment. The federal solar investment tax credit associated with the installation of solar & storage on your home is going to be stepping down at the end of the 2019 year.  [...]

Batteries On the Rise

By |2020-07-16T11:54:23-07:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Solar, Solar Batteries|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy Now a Tesla Powerwall Installer As TOU rates change, energy storage is becoming a more attractive investment when paired with a solar system. By adding an energy storage system (battery), one can power certain portions of their home indefinitely regardless of the availability of grid power. Much like solar, as battery technology [...]

Is Residential Solar Sustainable

By |2018-02-27T11:24:13-08:00June 2nd, 2012|Categories: Life Beyond Solar, Residential Solar|Tags: , , , , , |

Requested by and then not published by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) in Nov 2010 Is Residential Solar Sustainable   by Nate Otto As a construction professional for more than two decades I’ve witnessed my share of poor construction and business practices.  Maybe I was being naive, but one of my hopes when moving my [...]