Is There Space for Solar Panels on Your Property?

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We believe that solar energy is the future of power production and we try to do everything we can to make it accessible for the people in our community. Oftentimes, our customers think solar panels can’t work for their home, but it’s almost never the case. In this blog, we’ll explain how much space you…

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How Does a Cloudy Day Impact Your Solar Panels?

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Solar energy is a great way to save money on your energy bills and work towards a more sustainable future for everyone. All of us at Energy Concepts believe in solar technology 100%, but we still encounter people with reservations about it. One commonly asked question is about cloudy days. Will your solar panels still…

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How Much Energy Does The Average Californian Use?

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At Energy Concepts, we help reduce the carbon footprint and energy use of our customers. Solar panels can provide free electricity from the most bountiful energy source we have access to, the sun. However, even with a solar panel system, it’s essential to have an idea of how much electricity you are using in the…

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Different Types of Solar Panels, Explained

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Not all solar panels are the same. Just like a lot of things, inventors, engineers and scientists have created different solutions to the same problem. In the case of solar, the problem is how to extract energy from the sun! Here are the different types of solar panels and how they work! Polycrystalline One of…

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Solar Panels in Space: How NASA Uses Solar

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We believe in solar technology as the energy generator of the future, and we aren’t alone! NASA is responsible for almost all of the space exploration humankind has accomplished. They conduct and coordinate experiments in the International Space Station that push forward the boundaries of scientific thought. To do all this, they power a lot…

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The Social Benefits of Solar

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We’ve helped thousands of households with their energy needs through our solar installations. Most of the time, the appeal is focused on the economic benefits. After all, who doesn’t get excited about free stuff, and your solar panel can give you free energy! It’s an exciting proposition, but it’s not the only consideration when getting…

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How Efficient Lighting Can Help Your Solar Panel System

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For many of us, the first thought of electricity is a light bulb. It was one of the first widespread inventions that made use of electricity and was vital in changing so much of our daily life. Nowadays, we are so used to artificial light, that the light of the sun feels unique and refreshing.…

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All About Solar Batteries

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There are always new innovations and changes in the solar industry every single year. One of the most impactful ones in recent years has been the emergence of solar batteries. While solar batteries have been around for a long time, major companies in the solar space are looking at them as the next frontier. Tesla…

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Can Fall Leaves Impact My Solar Panels?

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Fall is so many people’s favorite season of the year and it’s easy to see why. In California, it’s a bit of a break from our crazy hot summers and we get to start heading into the holiday season with Halloween and Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, fall can be a bit messier for those who like to…

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Beyond Solar: Other Ideas to Increase Sustainability in Your Home

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At Energy Concepts, we believe in solar energy for a sustainable future. However, any steps you can take towards eco-friendliness and helping preserve the planet can make a big difference! We love sharing environmentally-friendly habits and tips and we’d love to hear yours if you have some! Composting While solar panels can do a lot…

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