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Installing solar panels in California has always been optional. And savvy homeowners and businesses are increasingly taking advantage of that option to reap the countless benefits that going solar offers. But if a new ...

Coming Soon – Mandatory Solar Panels in California?

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Like most photovoltaic (PV) installers, we’re more than happy to promote the many benefits of solar power, including: The cost savings. Reduce your electricity bill – sometimes to $0 a month. The environmental ...

The Dark Side of Solar Energy – Does It Exist?

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With countless incentives and falling panel prices, going solar in San Diego has never been more affordable – a fact that photovoltaic (PV) installers are always eager to promote. But studies show that loss aversion is ...

The True Cost of Not Going Solar in San Diego

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Portable solar power is nothing new. In fact, the very earliest photovoltaic (PV) panels were used for space satellites – some of which travel at 17,000 mph. And the US military regularly relies on mobile solar ...

Portable EV Solar Charging Spreads Across California

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It seems like a silly question. Solar is clearly an environmental win: The technology doesn't pollute. And today's PV panels enjoy incredibly short energy payback periods. However, is solar energy always good ...

Is Solar Energy Always Good for the Environment?

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In San Diego's Fallbrook community, the local fire department will install a number of photovoltaic (PV) systems – both at its Fleet Maintenance Facility and at 4 separate stations. The reason behind this ...

Solar Can Save You Money Even If You Don’t Go Solar

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It's hard to say whether this is good news or bad news – but the San Diego net metering program has reached the midway point before this highly popular incentive expires. But first a little background. Net metering ...

San Diego Net Metering Program Nearing Expiration

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There are some who believe that solar energy isn’t powerful enough. They hold this misguided belief despite the boom in photovoltaic (PV) projects – from small residential installations to mega solar farms financed by ...

By 2050, Solar to Become World’s Largest Power Source

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There are more than 4,000 institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. And UC San Diego continues to remain at the forefront of the country’s renewable energy revolution. The university has ...

UC San Diego to Store Renewable Energy?

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The US government has an ambitious goal of generating 20% of its power from green energy sources by 2020. And more than half of the states have their own renewable energy targets (including California, which hopes to ...

San Diego Solar Tackles Climate Change Head On

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We love it when schools embrace renewable energy. Whether we’re talking about middle schools, high schools, or universities – there is no shortage of reasons to go solar. These schools save money – they’re able ...

San Diego High School Finds Reasons to Go Solar

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When you usually hear of solar-powered vehicles, you probably think of futuristic sci-fi novels. And yet, an engineer named Tim Lemieux has moved the world ever closer to this reality. He's outfitted his 1997 Winnebago RV ...

Solar-Powered Vehicles Are Now a Reality?

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