Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value?

The short answer is yes! Installing solar panels can significantly increase your home’s market value.  Per the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, every $1 of savings generated from a solar energy system will add $20 to your home’s market value when you decide to sell. Not only will you realize an increase in the value of your home, but a solar …

SLO County Residents are Switching Energy Providers to 3CE

San Luis Obispo County, Calif. — This year, many Central Coast residents are switching energy providers to Central Coast Community Energy (3CE), an electricity provider that focuses on clean energy and local control. With their newly approved goal of reaching 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030, they will oversee electric generation concerning how and where electricity is generated.  The …

Why you should get several solar quotes

When you are on the market to purchase a car, plane ticket, or an insurance plan, it is always in your best interest to compare as many rates as possible before making a final decision. The same is true when purchasing solar power systems. Comparison shopping allows you to find the best return on your investment while also giving you …

Solar Tax Credit (ITC) is extended for two years.

Here’s why it’s a big deal for California homeowners. California homeowners and solar advocates can benefit from the extended investment tax credit (ITC) as part of the recent stimulus package passed by Congress. On Monday, December 21, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed a spending bill that included $35 billion in energy research and development programs, including a two-year expansion in …

Working from home: has it increased your electric bill?

The new age of the “working-from-home-economy” has drastically shifted our everyday lifestyles and has posed many challenges when it comes to paying for additional expenses. Although many are saving money and time from commuting to-and-from work, expenses such as electric bills have increased. According to Stanford University, 42 percent of American workers are working from home. This new age has …