California Solar Power Changes
A complex and controversial bill, AB 327, recently passed the California State senate.
The implications of this law — both for professional solar providers and for consumers who want solar power for the home — could be profound. On September 9, the Senate voted 33-5 to approve the measure, which addresses electricity rate reform and solar net metering. Continue reading
How Solar Panel Installation Will Pay for Itself
The solar panel installation experts and renewable energy enthusiasts at Save a Lot Solar were inspired to learn that the Obama administration has begun to put up American-made solar panels at the White House.
Whether you’re just beginning your foray into residential solar power research, or you’re on the verge of purchasing a solution (and finally getting that solar energy rebate!), you’re probably confused about how photovoltaic solar panel systems operate and what they can do for your home and energy bill. Continue reading
Is A Bay Area Home Solar Installation Right For You?
You’re toying with the idea of installing solar panels on your roof to finally “bite the bullet” and get off the grid.
You love the idea of protecting the environment, lowering your energy bill, improving the resale value of your home, and potentially qualifying for rebates from the government for going solar. On the other hand, you want to ensure that your investment lasts. Continue reading
Whether you’re pricing out San Jose home solar installation or just exploring how to get your energy bill down, your ability to make smart decisions depends, at least in part, on how well you understand your options. To that end, let’s clearly define 10 very important solar power terms. Continue reading
Equipment for Oakland Solar
Our San Jose home solar team prepared the following quick primer on exciting new solar equipment technology. Continue reading
Residential Solar Expanding in California
Our Livermore solar installation team was excited to learn that two California municipalities now mandate the use of solar energy.
The cities of Lancaster and Sebastopol now both have laws on the books that require homes to be solar photovoltaic ready. The laws apply not just residential homes, but also to additions and remodels as well as to commercial buildings. Continue reading
As San Jose and Livermore home solar installation professionals, we at Save a Lot Solar often spend a lot of time busting annoying myths about solar power. In this post, we have distilled 4 particularly prevalent myths, so that you can make a more informed, objective decision about your home solar energy needs: Continue reading
Our Bay Area solar company believes passionately in the solar dream.
One day, we hope, homes and businesses in Oakland will extract the most of their energy from a mid-sized star 93 million miles away. We will all be freed from the utility dinosaurs. Continue reading
While the Save A Lot Solar team heartily recommends solar energy as a cost-effective, value-enhancing, environmental choice, we advise homeowners to prepare themselves before they install solar panels. There are 3 activities you should do before investing substantially in a solar energy future. Continue reading