"Solar is the number one source of renewable energy in the state."Data compiled by the California Independent System Operator, a leading major manager of 80 percent of the state's grid, proved that solar is the number one source of renewable energy in the state. Utility-scale solar power plants accounted for 6.7 of the company's total generated amount of electricity, though officials estimate that the percentage would be closer to 10 percent if privately owned installations were included in the data. "Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson's Solutions Project projects that California could get 100 percent of its power from renewables by 2050 with 13 percent from distributed solar, 41.5 percent from utility-scale solar power plants, 35 percent from onshore and offshore wind, 5 percent from geothermal, 4.5 percent from hydro and 1 percent from wave and tidal energies," Herman Trabish at Utility Drive explained. Installing photovoltaic solar panels does not have to be a complicated process if those interested in solar energy partner with a skilled team of professionals to guide them through the process of solar financing, solar rebates and all the solar energy benefits a residential solar system has to offer. Contact SolarMax Technology today to sign up for a free consultation to learn about the cost of solar panels and how they can help you reduce the price of your monthly utility bill.
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