The California solar boom is unstoppable.  In a national ranking of top solar hotspots, Los Angeles and San Diego lead the pack respectively.  San Francisco isn't far behind. The future looks very bright. But then we ...

California Solar: Keeping a Bad Problem from Getting Worse

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Solar permitting remains a serious hurdle in California.  Because each region of the state follows its own inspection process, there is no unified system.  Consequently, the cost of going solar is wildly ...

California Senate Passes AB 2188 Solar Permitting Bill

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According to Environment California, the San Diego solar industry is the 2nd most active PV market in the country. Los Angeles currently holds the #1 spot. LA’s reputation is well deserved.  The County has made ...

Los Angeles to Be Eclipsed by San Diego Solar Industry?

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Of all of the renewable energy technologies on the planet, solar power is our absolute favorite (click here to see why). But the term "solar power" is a bit ambiguous.  There are 2 popular ways to create clean ...

Why Photovoltaic Solar Power Is Better Than Concentrating Solar Power?

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A few months ago, we wrote a highly popular series on some of the top solar power myths that prevent homeowners and business managers from embracing photovoltaic (PV) technology. But even now (many months later), we still ...

Still Not Convinced That Solar Power in San Diego Works?

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  The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) recently conducted a survey of San Diego solar residents.  And it discovered that 74% of the 2,350 respondents cited electricity bill reductions as the #1 reason why they ...

Energy Efficiency – Low-hanging Fruit of San Diego Solar Industry

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Going solar offers many terrific benefits, including increased national security, higher monthly savings, and greater environmental protection. But can't this be said of all renewable energy technologies?  After ...

Why Solar Power Is the Best Renewable Energy Technology Ever

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In our multi-part series on the many benefits of solar energy, we outline how photovoltaic (PV) technology helps to boost national security.  Less imported fuel means reduced reliance on foreign countries.  It also ...

How Solar Energy Is Making California Safer and Stronger

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Payback period is one of the most important concepts in solar energy.  But it's also one of the least understood – especially among prospective customers. This page walks you through all of the key concepts, ...

Everything You Need to Know about Solar Payback Periods in San Diego

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At Sunline Energy, we champion all things green and sustainable.  And fortunately, there are tons of clean energy technologies on the market.  But some question why we choose solar over all of the others. A few ...

We Love Solar Energy Because No One Owns the Sun

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In the early days of solar, the biggest obstacle to growth was price.  Installing photovoltaic (PV) panels was simply too expensive for the average homeowner. But thanks to technological innovations such as new more ...

Are Permits Slowing Down the San Diego Solar Industry?

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Incentives are usually designed to expire.  Local and national governments create incentives to help boost new markets and technological adoption.  As that technology becomes mainstream, the incentives get scaled back ...

What to Do When the Federal Solar Tax Credit Expires

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