post image
If you wanted to install solar panels 15 years ago, you were on your own.  There was very little government support, and you had to pay for the installation entirely out-of-pocket. But with worsening climate change ...

What Are the Most Popular Solar Incentives in San Diego?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
With instant utility bill savings and guaranteed returns, solar is an investment that pays for itself – many times over. Although solar energy is a very wise investment, getting started isn’t necessarily free.  ...

What Is the Best Way to Finance Your Solar Installation?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
Green technology research firm, Clean Edge, recently released a new tracking report of renewable energy investments across all 50 states (and 50 of the top renewable energy markets in metropolitan areas). The 2014 ...

San Diego Ranks Among Top Renewable Energy Markets in the Country

San Diego Solar, Solar Energy News, Solar Energy News & Information, Sunline Blog

post image
At Sunline Energy, we love geeky science.  Cool gadgets, innovative leaps, and general nerdom. In a previous post, we wrote about a new technology being developed by a husband and wife team that would allow solar ...

Making Clean Energy with Solar Sponges?

San Diego Solar, Solar Energy News, Solar Energy News & Information, Solar Technology News, Sunline Blog

post image
We’ve discussed the benefits of using low-interest solar loans to finance photovoltaic (PV) installations in San Diego: You receive a brand-new system with minimal upfront cost. Each subsequent "repayment" to ...

PACE Solar Loan Program in San Diego

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
At Sunline Energy, we normally don't mention (let alone promote) rival solar installers in San Diego. Why would we? That’s just bad for business.  We enjoy the fact that there are so many terrific contractors in ...

GRID Alternatives Helping Low Income Families Embrace Solar Energy

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
There are many different ways to finance a solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, including with cash, loans, and leases.  But in San Diego, there now exists a new financing vehicle for commercial solar PV ...

What Is CaliforniaFIRST and How Does It Work?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
San Diego has a ton of great solar incentives.  In fact, it is partially for this reason that our County leads the country in photovoltaic (PV) installations (2nd only to Los Angeles). But as discussed in an earlier ...

Chula Vista’s Home Upgrade Carbon Downgrade Solar Program

Sunline Blog

post image
The California Solar Initiative (CSI) is one of the most ambitious renewable energy programs in the world.  Originally launched in 2007, its goal is to help boost solar energy capacity in California to 2,000 MW by ...

What Is the California Solar Initiative?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
Renewable energy incentives come and go.  And the solar federal tax credit is no different.  Like all programs that are designed to boost green energy adoption, this highly successful incentive will one day ...

How Does the Solar Federal Tax Credit Work in San Diego?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
Although solar leasing can work, it’s usually not the best way to finance a photovoltaic (PV) installation.  Using cash or debt (i.e. a solar loan) offers the same environmental advantages as solar leasing.  But you ...

Does Solar Leasing Actually Hurt the Resale Value of Your Home?

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog

post image
There are many reasons to love solar energy.  But solar isn't the only "green" game in town. You also have wind, biogas, and a range of other renewable energy solutions.  All of them are better than oil, gas, and ...

We Love PV Power Because You Can Harness Solar Energy Anywhere

San Diego Solar, Sunline Blog