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Friday, January 24, 2020

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Can Solar Power Save California from Wildfire Threats and Blackouts?

PG&E, the electric company that controls most of Northern California's energy grid, shut off power to close to 1 million customers this past November. The blackouts were on purpose as PG&E was afraid that aging power lines and energy infrastructure could exacerbate the wildfire problem we have here in California. The outages made local headlines and are likely to continue as experts pretty much agree all around, wildfires in California are going to become more severe and more frequent as we move forward.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

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Do Solar Panels Help Property Values?

Do Solar Panels Help Property Values?

Finding alternatives for energy consumption is a real hot topic right now. More than likely you've seen ads on social media or even alongside the highway to make the switch to solar power. What could be better than a completely renewable energy source that does not harm to the environment? Well, those miracle solar panels also come with a hefty price tag. So the real question is, is the cost of switching to solar worth it and does it help increase your home's property value in case you decide to move?

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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Does switching to solar power really save money in the long run?

Does switching to solar power really save money in the long run?

For years you may have been told that switching to solar panels to run your electricity will save you money in the long run. Sure it helps protect the planet but is making the switch an excellent investment to help save you from skyrocketing energy cost? 

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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Solar for New Year

Solar for New Year

It’s a new year, so it’s time for some new changes! And what bigger difference than one that can save you tons of money every month and give you piece of mind that you’re helping save the earth, one house at a time. That would be thanks to switching to solar powering your home. Now it isn’t quite as easy as slapping a few solar panels on your roof, and you’re good to go, though that is a general idea. It takes the work of a solar professional to assess your home for the most optimal solar power set up.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

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Is Going Solar in the San Francisco Bay Area a Good Idea?

Is Going Solar in the San Francisco Bay Area a Good Idea?

Not only is solar power as an alternative energy source rapidly becoming the most popular way to power a home, but San Francisco Bay homeowners are also in one of the most prime locations to take the most advantage of it. California holds the record for the most solar power usage over every other state in the nation. Because of the area’s fantastic access to sun exposure, many solar energy customers enjoy the benefits of relying solely on solar rather than the traditional power grid.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Solar Roadways: Paving The Way To Our Future

One of the most significantly UNDER-reported issues facing the our country today is our crumbling infrastructure of roadways and bridges. Countless lives have been lost from automobile accidents or simply crossing the street. Not only that, but many roads are poorly lit where the drivers can't see very far ahead of them increasing the risk of an accident. How many lives have been lost because of icy roads or wet roads with poor drainage?

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