Category Archives: Solar Installation

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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San Diego Electric Rate Hike Up To 39%

The San Diego utility announced that customers will see a noticeable increase in their home energy bill beginning in September, 2013. The average customer will have a rate increase, up to 39%. Solar power costs less than utility power
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LIPA Lowers Solar Power Rebates

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has
modified its financial incentive program in response to the declining cost
of …

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California Caps Solar Permitting Fees

Gov. Jerry Brown of California has signed a law designed to help reduce the costs of solar installation by limiting permitting fees up to $500.
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Rooftop Solar Power To Be Installed By US Military

Why is Uncle Sam going solar? It can save BIG money. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a $344 million loan guarantee for the SolarStrong Project, which is expected to be a record expansion of residential rooftop solar power in the United States …
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