Category Archives: California Solar

Solar Price Comparison Reveals Owners Over-Pay By 40%

Buyer Beware – Largest Companies like SolarCity and Sunpower Have the Highest Costs

A recent analysis of nearly 17,000 projects reported to the California Solar Initiative has revealed a 40% average difference in the prices that solar contractors charge customers. It is a buyer
beware market, with some …

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Yosemite National Park goes solar

The vegetation at Yosemite National park has run on solar energy for millions of years. Humans are finally following nature’s example and using solar panels to power their facilities…
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Report – Solar panels can boost home values

Invest the money to install solar panels on your home now, and when it comes time to sell the house you’ll probably recoup the investment and may even make a profit. New research by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds strong evidence that homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sell for a premium
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Los Angeles solar rebate suspended due to record demand

Due to record demand for solar rebates, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has suspended the application process for the program for at least 90 days. Last fall, they were already weighing a 30-percent cut to …
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