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Investing in a Solar Backup Power System Makes Sense

While enjoying all the benefits of having solar, there is one isolated setback to just solar only. 98% of the solar in the world is grid-tied. This means with no grid power, your system is…

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PG&E Customers Will Face Another 9% Rate Hike in Early 2022

PG&E customers will be hit with another 9% rate increase early this year, according to an article in siliconvalley.com. The estimated changes in average electric and gas rates are part of PG&E’s “annual true-up” with…

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Solar Installation and Roof Replacement

Going solar in 2022 is a great decision after PG&E rates went up 8% this year. Plus, this is the last year that the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) will be 26% for homeowners! The…

Solar Case Study: Medium-Sized Dental Office

The dentist of a medium-sized practice in Northern California had recently moved to a new location and purchased a lot of equipment for his practice.  He knew his electricity bill was going to go up…

Solar panels installed on the roof of Pier 210 Dental provide all the electricity they need to operate their busy practice.

Solar Case Study: Large Dental Office

A large dental office located in Northern California realized that it would be highly advantageous to go solar because of their exorbitant PG&E bills. They had the right location and sunlight, but there was a problem….

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How Solar Saves Money for Auto-Related Businesses

Are you ready to make a change and find a cost-effective solution to reducing your energy bill? Instead of relying on the grid and throwing away thousands of dollars due to the continuous rise of…

Investing in solar energy to prepare car dealerships for the shift to electric vehicles.

Preparing California for the Shift to Electric Vehicles

A Guide for Auto Dealerships Governor Newsom’s 2020 Executive Order N-79-20 set a course to end the sales of internal combustion passenger vehicles, commonly known as the common car, by 2035. Automotive dealerships regularly consume…

Working with Your General Contractor to Avoid Permitting Delays on Your New Home Build

Your General Contractor is your go-to when it comes to knowing important deadlines for your new home build, but with Title 24 Solar Mandate so new in the industry, you may find that you need…

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Get helpful knowledge from our videos featuring our experts who have over 35 years in the construction and solar industry. Some of the topics include the top things to consider, as well as the importance of a solar storage system and more.

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Want to understand the solar panel basics. DC Solar Electric uses solar panels that are made up of photovoltaic (PV) cells that convert sunlight into direct current (DC) power. Find out what happens next and learn how solar works.

Get helpful knowledge from our videos featuring our experts who have over 35 years in the construction and solar industry. Some of the topics include the top things to consider, as well as the importance of a solar storage system and more.

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Want to understand the solar panel basics. DC Solar Electric uses solar panels that are made up of photovoltaic (PV) cells that convert sunlight into direct current (DC) power. Find out what happens next and learn how solar works.

How Solar Works

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