September

Blog Posts in September, 2014

  • What's Time-of-Use and how solar can help

    The cost of electrical grid maintenance is on the rise. The demand for electrical energy is constantly increasing. In order to keep up, electric companies, such as Edison and PG&E, are forced to charge you for more than just the power you use. Now they need you to pay for when you use it. In the past, the cost of your energy bill has been based on a five tier system, dependent on only how much ...
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  • Tesla goes to Nevada; the world needs solar.

    On September 4 of this year, Tesla, a high-end electric car manufacturing company, signed a deal with the state of Nevada, making the Silver State the location of the company’s ambitious, new, wind and solar energy-powered “Gigafactory.” What is a “gigafactory”? Well, as a brand, Tesla does not want to remain a car company for the rich and famous. Tesla’s ultimate goal is to produce affordable ...
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  • Solar is the new gold standard in home improvements!

    Remember in the early 2000s, when granite countertops became the foundation of nearly every kitchen renovation? Well, a new decade of home renovations has arrived and it looks like solar panels are the new granite! SunPower Corporation has estimated that nearly six of the ten largest homebuilders in the U.S. now include photovoltaic devices (solar panels) as part of their construction. California, ...
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