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

Residential Solar Installation Permits Can Be Frustrating to Secure

This is a lot of grumbling these days in the solar industry about the difficulty some solar installers have securing building permits. I am sure that California is among the worst in the country. Having said that, I don’t think it is fair to demonize building departments entirely over the process of securing a solar […] Read more

Solar Buyer Beware, Some Solar Energy PV Kits Just Can Not Perform As Advertised

Many folks are turning to solar as a way to increase their household monthly cash flow often times by purchasing home solar kits. By lowering their utility bills and controlling costs families have more money to spend. Good for them, good for the local economy. Like all products and programs that become popular, there are […] 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

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