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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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Cyberattacks on Utility Companies are Rising: How Having a Microgrid Provides Resiliency

If someone launched a cyberattack on the utility company supplying your power, how would that impact your business? Cyberattacks against utilities occur more often than you might think. And they’re growing in complexity. Investing in a Microgrid is an ideal way to protect your business’s resiliency from revenue loss due to power outages, whatever the …

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NEM 3.0 Explained – How the Change Will Impact Your Net Metering if Passed

If you’re interested in solar and considering installing solar photovoltaic (solar PV) panels on your commercial building or residence, then it’s crucial to understand Net Energy Metering 3 (NEM 3.0). First, it’s essential to understand what Net Metering is and how it can help you reduce your monthly electrical bill using the energy generated by …

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Take Advantage of the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) at 26% Before it Goes Away

If you’ve been on the fence about investing in solar panels for your residence or commercial building, we’re here to tell you that now is a truly great time to invest in solar. While that may sound like a sales pitch, it’s the truth. Thanks to something called the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), 2022 …

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Avoiding Title 24 Solar Mandate Permitting Delays

When California’s Title 24, Section 6 Solar Mandate went into effect on January 1, 2020, a whole new level of permitting requirements were added to the general contractor’s responsibilities.  And, let’s face it, a whole new level of headache!   Meeting all of the solar mandate compliance requirements is pretty challenging.  If the solar permit package …

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