Eco-Friendly Tips to Stay Cool in the Heat!

How To Stay Cool During The Hot Summer

Drink LOTS of Water With the daily temperature in some areas of the Central Coast, getting over 100 degrees, it is important to not only have water on hand but to drink a lot of it! If you are outdoors or exercising, make sure to drink water with enhanced electrolytes. If you have not had water in 3 hours, have …

PG&E asks California Regulators for higher rates

PG&E Increases California Electricity Rates

PG&E asked California regulators Monday for a hefty increase in rates and profits, raising average customer bills by more than $20 a month, saying the hike is needed to attract investment capital and deal with wildfire safety as the utility struggles in bankruptcy. The request draw a sharp rebuke from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s press secretary Nathan Click late Monday: “While California is …

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How To File The IRS Form 5695 ITC Solar Tax Credit

A residential solar energy system is one of the best ways to lower your electricity costs. Federal, state, and local organizations have established incentive and rebate programs to lower the cost of installation. The hope is to encourage more solar systems installed for homes and businesses. The IRS offers a Federal Income Tax Credit (ITC) on solar power systems. The …

If You Have Been Told A.M. Sun Solar Is Going Out Of Business, This Is The Truth You Need To Know

Atascadero Solar Company

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” joked Mark Twain when asked about a newspaper that printed his obituary.” A.M. Sun Solar has something similar to report.   Unfortunately, we have heard some exaggerated reports about A.M. Sun Solar. We’re here to tell you: The reports of our bankruptcy are greatly exaggerated.   Here are the facts about A.M. …

Does Solar Power Work During A California Winter?

Does Solar Power Work During A California Winter?

Yes, solar energy panels will still work during the wintertime.   How Does It Work? The solar panels convert light (photons) to electricity (voltage) through the photovoltaic effect. The same way you can still get a sunburn on a cloudy day, the light waves still work to power the solar cells inside the paneling.   The only change between seasons …

Read our solar article in Living Lavishly Magazine

We’re very happy to have an article in Living Lavishly Magazine. Living Lavishly Magazine is created right here on the central coast and we are grateful to share a solar story with their readers, and you! Take a look below to read about how a custom solar solution paid for Faye’s kitchen.