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2023 CEC Energy Code Requires – Solar Plus Storage

If you’re considering investing in solar for your next project, you may no longer have a choice. The California Energy Commission (CEC) panel unanimously voted to require solar and battery energy storage systems for new commercial buildings and high-rise residential constructions. As of 2023, California is the first state to require both Photovoltaic (PV) solar …

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What you Need to Know about Solar ROI and Why You Need to Act Now!

Solar Incentives and Tax Credits in 2023 Currently, the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) allows taxpayers to take advantage of tax credits equal to 30% of the cost of a solar system. This credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction from the income tax you owe that year. The Payback Period The amount of money you save …

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Everything You Need to Know About NEM 3.0

California regulators are cutting payments granted to solar customers for the excess power they generate and instead passing the savings onto PG&E. In a unanimous decision, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has voted to pass NEM 3.0. This decision affects customers of PG&E, SDG&E, and SCE. Customers with solar systems will receive roughly 8 …

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What Does the Inflation Reduction Act do for Clean Energy?

Many people want to make their homes and businesses more environmentally friendly, and often the only thing stopping them is the expense. But now, with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, there are more financial incentives to help make these clean energy projects more affordable for many of us. This act is the largest …

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