Viewing: Solar Energy

Solar Energy Could Overtake Oil

In just a few short years, solar power has gone from a little engine that could to an unstoppable juggernaut in energy production. It is now an undeniable fact that the future of energy will rest solidly on solar-power generation. Don’t take this writer’s word for it. Just ask one of the world’s largest oil […] Read more

San Francisco Bay Area Company, Clean Power Finance: Solar Financing for Homes and Commercial Properties Raises 6.9 M to Expand the Leading Software Platform

San Francisco Bay Area, California – Clean Power Finance, Inc. (CPF) announced the first close of a $6.9M financing round co-led by Claremont Creek Ventures and Clean Pacific Ventures, and joined by prior investors Sand Hill Angels and clean tech investor Gary Kremen. Clean Power Finance is the nation’s leading provider of software and services […] Read more

How much does solar cost?

Solar cost? How much is solar power going to cost to run my home or business? This is usually the first question asked by someone who is exploring the idea of using solar power to run their home or business. Seems like a simple enough question. However, the answer is not so simple to get […] Read more

1.470 kW GRID-TIE SOLAR ELECTRIC Kit

Grid-tie solar pv power system kit 1470 Watts With Racks / Array Size STC = 1,470 watt or 1.47 kW (**STC is Standard Test conditions or factory ratings. PTC is PV-USA Test Ratings which are closer to real world conditions. Your unique conditions will affect your system output. ) Seven Kyocera KD210 solar panels and […] Read more

What is Photovoltaic Solar Energy?

When someone asks what I do for a living, my answer usually begins with “we mostly design and install photovoltaic systems in homes and commercial businesses”. Inevitably, the next response I get is “Hu? What’s that?” Honestly, it is a fair response to a seemingly complicated answer but thinking about solar generating electricity and Blue […] Read more

1.470 kW Solar Kit

1.470 kW Grid-tie Solar System – Product Features – Seven Kyocera KD210 solar panels and a powerful Solectria inverter combine for an unbeatable solar electric system for your home or business. Power from the sun pours onto the panels and down to the inverter which perfectly syncs your home and grid power needs. Feeding your […] Read more

Great Solar News for California Homeowners

  In October 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 920, the California Solar Surplus Act of 2009, which requires utilities to pay consumers for solar electricity that they generate over and above their home needs. What that means to you is if you decide to solar Sacramento and your home solar panels produce more solar electricity […] Read more

Solar Laws Solar Easement

Summary of CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 801.5 for more information go click on solar laws. (a) The right of receiving sunlight as specified in subdivision 18 of Section 801 shall be referred to as a solar easement. “Solar easement” means the right of receiving sunlight across real property of another for any solar energy system. […] Read more