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How to Get the Most out of Your Solar Investment Even When the Sun’s Not Out

Solar energy offers a cash-positive, sustainable solution to our growing energy needs. Let’s get right into it so you can understand your options and how you can get the most out of your solar investment. During daylight hours, your solar panels operate at peak performance, converting sunlight into clean, renewable energy. Energy production soars during …

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Revealing the Grid Instability in California: What the Big Power Companies Don’t Want You to Know

California’s grid is failing. In September of 2020, the state experienced its first set of rolling blackouts in nearly 20 years. Since then, out-of-date infrastructure, increased demand, and extreme heat continue to contribute to the grid’s failure. As grid instability continues to become a pressing concern, so does the need for a reliable alternative. Customers …

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New Construction Homes: California Title 24 Solar Mandate

The California Title 24 solar mandate requires the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on all new residential construction projects. This mandate affects new construction homes and existing homes undergoing substantial upgrades. The state says that this new initiative is in support of its commitment to making 50% of its electricity from renewable energy sources …

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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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