How do Solar Rebates Work?

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One of the main perks of solar panels, aside from their environmental benefits, are the financial savings that homeowners get. However, a lot of these rebates and credits are incredibly confusing, and it can be difficult to understand exactly what you’re saving and how much you’re saving. We’re giving you a breakdown on a few…

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A Timeline of Solar Power

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If you ask around, you will find a surprising number of people who think of solar energy as a new technology, as in only invented within the last 10 or 20 years. Modern solar power, however, has been in development for over 70 years, and it is based on a technology that was first discovered…

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Tips for Maintaining Your Solar Panels

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Maintaining your SunPower solar panels is something that can be done quite easily through routine inspection, cleaning of the panels, and routine maintenance on batteries and wiring. Phosphorus and boron in wiring help with increasing negative and positive conductivity, as all solar cells are made up of two layers to help better facilitate the flow…

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What Happens to Solar Panels on a Cloudy Day?

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Solar energy is a great alternative for those who live beyond the power lines or choose to produce their electricity. But what happens when there is no sun? Do solar panels still work? Learn more about how solar panels work during cloudy weather below. How do Solar Panels Create Electricity? A simple explanation is that the sun’s light shines…

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How Solar Can Improve Your Company’s Reputation

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The search for more sustainable and efficient energy sources has become more important than ever. Currently, solar power is leading the race because of its efficiency and its convenience for consumers. The US has more than 60 gigawatts of solar capacity installed which is enough to power over 11.3 million homes. But solar power isn’t…

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A Breakdown of Which Energy Source is Most Efficient

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What are the Different Types of Energy Sources? In today’s world, energy consumption increases by the minute. New technology and power tools and equipment are required in all aspects of our lives. Our population is also growing which is increasing the need for energy. There are a wide range of energy sources that are effective…

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Happy New Rate Increase?

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January first. A day where we put our resolutions into action. Eat healthier food, join a gym, and…pay PG&E more? That is correct, you may be looking at a 5.6% rate increase in your bills beginning January, with another adjustment coming in March. Fresno and other counties in California already pay 40% more that the…

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