News Category: Solar panels
06 Mar 2018
Solar panels are becoming more affordable than ever. San Francisco has a generous incentive for solar. The GoSolarSF program offers money back per kilowatt of energy. For 2018, this rebate starts at $300 per kilowatt.
20 Feb 2018
Having one of the sunniest climates in the U.S., it's not surprising that San Diego, California is one of the best cities in the nation to install solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems.
29 Jan 2018
American home and residential property owners are increasingly taking out loans to have a solar photovoltaic (PV) energy system installed as opposed to turning to third-party owners (TPO) providing residential solar leases or power purchase agreement...
26 Jan 2018
Numerous solar cost-estimating tools to help you understand how much a solar array should cost you. Having that knowledge ready when you talk to solar installers helps you better understand the pros and cons of financing solar options and can help yo...
24 Jan 2018
The short answer is that they won’t. Here’s why the newly implemented solar tariffs will have minimal effect on the cost of residential solar panel installation in the United States in 2018 and 2019.
What Is Net Metering and how will it be affected by the increasing use of time of use electricity rates
12 Jan 2018
The big utilities have started to transition to time-of-use billing. How will time-of-use billing effect net metering?
10 Jan 2018
The U.S. market for residential and commercial solar energy systems has expanded fast and widely over the course of the past decade, to the point where specialized lenders, banks and financial services providers across a growing number of states rout...
20 Dec 2017
The cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy has dropped far and fast in the U.S. Utility-scale solar generation costs.
19 Dec 2017
Home and property owners across the U.S. continue to install solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems at a rapid pace, and they're increasingly purchasing their systems outright as opposed to leasing them or signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) wit...
California's latest self-generation incentive program gets off to a flying start, but does it make battery storage economic?
18 Dec 2017
"Behind the utility meter,” battery-based energy storage systems, California's latest Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) got off to a flying start in May.
11 Dec 2017
More solar energy capacity has been installed in Los Angeles than any other U.S. city, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission pointed out in a May 25, 2017 letter recommending that the city amend the Los Angeles Municipal Code to require that solar...