Oakland Residential Solar Rooftop Contractor Named a World Leader
Save a Lot Solar placed in 2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors Rankings
Solar Power World, the industry’s trusted leader in research and information has released their annual list of the Top Solar Contractors. This list looks at a variety of factors that influence the solar market for the previous year, and ranks them based on the total megawatts installed in 2013 (or lifetime total megawatts, in the case of a tie). Local contractor, Save a Lot Solar, has been placed on this list at #381, with 0.078 megawatts installed in 2013, and a lifetime 0.428 megawatts installed. Continue reading
Falling solar energy costs and its increasingly competitive pricing just may be affecting the future of the local tiered electric services, even investor owned electric utilities like Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) that service most of northern California. Thanks to today’s Solar Photovoltaic systems, customers have the opportunity to decide if they want to continue paying high tiered electric bills, or to go solar, taking advantage of significant savings. Continue reading
Solar Power World just released their annual list of the top 400 Solar Companies in the World. Check out to the article to see where Save A Lot Solar Ranks!
There exists a handful of factors that drive the price of a home up and down. The price swing is based on the influential role each factor plays. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducted a study based on the effects of photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on home sales prices in California. Their research brought to their attention that there exists a mutual understanding between buyers and sellers on the real estate market over the value of each factor and how it affects the home sales price. Continue reading
The golden state of California ranked first in solar energy output in the United States in 2013, producing 2745.8 MW. It has never been a secret that Californian’s love soaking up the sun. Recently, however, they have been doing so from within the comfort of their own homes. Continue reading
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