Attention, solar users: 3CE could sunset your credits too early

Are you a customer of Central Coast Community Energy (3CE for short, and formerly Monterey Bay Community Power)? If so, you need to know about some changes to the company’s billing cycle and Net Energy Metering program. 3CE is a community choice utility that provides power in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties as well as parts of San …

What do you need to know for Solar Power Maintenance?

You’ve made the jump to solar, but now you’re wondering how best to maintain your panels. Or maybe you’re considering going solar but worry the upkeep will be too much of a hassle. Either way, we have some good news! Unlike cars and homes, solar panels require very little maintenance to perform well. Here are some simple steps you can …

Why to Get Solar Before California Regulations Change

Changes are on the way for Net Energy Metering (NEM), which will have a huge impact on the solar industry in California and anyone who wants to install solar panels on their home. Anyone considering installing solar on their home should act quickly and install as soon as possible; otherwise, new solar owners could see the adverse impact of what …

Should I Buy or Lease Solar Panels?

The decision to buy or lease solar panels all comes down to your current living situation and financial goals. At A.M. Sun Solar, we offer options for everyone’s needs and budgets. The three choices we’ll look at today are buying, leasing, and purchasing power through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Benefits of buying your solar panels – You will own …

How Much Power Will My Solar Panels Generate?

Are you interested in getting solar panels installed, but worried they won’t generate enough energy to meet your needs. Don’t worry! The team at A.M. Sun Solar is here to answer your questions and provide you with a customized solar solution. In 2020, the average home in the United States used 10,715 kilowatthours (kWh). Most solar systems on the market …

Do Solar Panels Work in the Winter?

When people hear the words “solar panels,” they tend to think of hot, sunny days at the peak of summer. But what happens to those energy-grabbing panels during colder months? Can they still power your home when it’s raining or snowing outside? Yes! Here’s a rundown of how winter weather can impact your solar panels and ways A.M. Sun Solar …