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How Important Are Solar Installers?

January 25, 2016 | Kerry Inserra

Solar PV installers are vital to the operations of solar panel installation and maintenance. With solar gaining in popularity, here are 4 key questions you should be asking your solar service company about their installers.

Congress Extends the Solar Tax Credit

December 22, 2015 | Kerry Inserra

Lawmakers in the House and Senate passed the new solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), extending the 30% solar tax credit another three years. This generous tax credit is the single biggest incentive to encouraging more homeowners to go solar.

Save Rooftop Solar

November 24, 2015 | Kerry Inserra

Email Governor Jerry Brown and tell him to support rooftop solar at the December 2015 United Nations Summit on Climate Change. There are thousands of homes in the East Bay displaying rooftop solar.  Rooftop solar is saving homeowners thousands of dollars per year and significantly reducing, if not eliminating one’s monthly electric bills. And yet many utility companies are seeking to increase their monthly fees by double-digit percentages, regardless of the amount of power consumers use.

Solar’s Newest Hybrid System-CoolPV

September 21, 2015 | Kerry Inserra

The world’s newest and most elegant Solar Energy Solution has finally arrived.  CoolPV is not your typical residential solar PV or solar thermal system. CoolPV can generate up to 4x the energy of a stand alone Solar Electric System!

Solar Financing and Rebate Options Impact How Homeowners Go Solar

September 01, 2015 | Kerry Inserra

If solar is such a good thing, saves us all money, and is good for the environment then why don’t we all have solar panels on our roofs or hillsides?  Does anyone else feel like an environmental slug if they don’t have panels reflecting the sun’s light?  And why don’t we?