Viewing: Solar Install Technology

Can Solar Power Work For You

With the recent furor surrounding the impending price rises in energy bills, it’s no wonder that people far and wide are looking into alternative methods of heating their homes. While many people will look into the possibility of changing suppliers in order to find a better deal, there will be just as many who expect […] Read more

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular: It has started to attract the interest of major utility companies. Although this option is expensive relative to more conventional energy sources like natural gas and coal, prices are dropping, making it a great option for home and business owners to consider. Some of the most important benefits of […] Read more

Bimodal Solar Will Keep The Home Lights Burning During a Utility Blackout

When the grid goes down during and emergency blackout, it is very difficult to do anything without electricity in your home today. If you already own a solar system did you know that in the event of a power outage your home solar system will be disconnected from the grid? This is all the more […] Read more

Off-Grid / Grid Tied Bimodal Home Solar Kit

2820 watt (2.8kW) off-grid AC bimodal solar systems is manufactured, pre-wired and pre-tested in the factory, ready to power-up on delivery to your site. A bimodal solar unit works in sync with the utility grid until the grid goes down. Once that happens the inverter on a bimodal system takes over and draws electricity off […] Read more

Solar in Traffic? How’s This for a Simple Turn-Key Solar Ground Mount Solution

Now here something you do not see everyday. Pre-engineered ground mount solar that exemplifies how innovative ideas can use a proven system and re-smith it in an entirely new way. This is a picture I took traveling to a home job site near Los Angeles. This ground mount solar array is traveling south on highway […] Read more

Home Solar Permit Service Helps Do-it-Yourselfers

For a homeowner who would prefer to do-it-yourself (DIY) going solar can be a little scary. Most mainline solar companies offer the equipment that the homeowner can purchase but do little to offer the balance of services that it takes to complete the process of adding solar to a home. Blue Pacific Solar (BPS) has […] Read more

As Solar Installers Search to Lower Costs, Adhesives are Emerging as One Alternative.

Solar installers and the renewable energy industry have technically met the challenge of grid parity in many geographical locations and yet there is still hesitancy in the uptake of this renewable resource. Despite the advances solar technology the manufacturing process can often be expensive enough to make the margin of return and profit too much […] Read more

Off-grid Cabin or Residential Solar Living, Consider Making Your Panels Smarter

Our phones are ringing non-stop with homeowners who are thinking about off-grid living and how solar can make it happen. I really envy those people who cannot resist the pioneer pull most of us have from time to time. My best friend spends his weekends in an off-grid cabin in an Iowa hedge ball forest. […] Read more

Solar Racking Ain’t Sexy, But Installers Better Get it Right The First Time!

I was talking to a customer last week who was researching solar for her home, when she asked me where does the typical solar system fail? Easy question to answer, but not for the reasons most people might think. It’s not solar panel failure, and it is not inverter failure, the #1 failure of solar […] Read more

Solar Powering Thousands of Homes, Unprecedented Time for Photovoltaic

California Edison is building a large solar plant at the North end of the central valley. With a footprint of nearly 1,000 acres it is not the largest solar installation being installed in California, but its a biggie! The plant is a godsend for SCE because it drives it closer to that magic goal of […] Read more

Cheap Electricity for Everyone? Micro Inverters Are Making Solar Affordable for Everyone

Solar micro inverters are taking the solar home energy market by storm. A homeowner with some basic handyman skills can now purchase solar starter kits, install himself (mostly), and add additional solar panels as the budget will permit. Small solar systems are dramatically easy to design and install. Well maybe not dramatically, but doable for […] Read more