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SolarMax Technology Sponsors USC Athletics

Posted 9:17 AM 04/27/2017 Category: News, Uncategorized SolarMax Technology Sponsors USC Athletics

SolarMax Technology Named Official Solar Partner of USC Athletics (RIVERSIDE, CA) – Renewable energy leader SolarMax Technology’s brand presence will grow larger over the next five years, thanks to a newly formed marketing partnership with University of Southern California (USC) Athletics.  The multi-channel program includes numerous branding elements, including stadium signage, radio advertising, social media, digital…

Value of Solar Versus Other Home Renovations

Posted 2:22 PM 11/04/2016 Category: Industry News, Uncategorized Solar vs Other Home Improvements

  Eligibility for 30% tax credit subject to federal investment tax credit terms and conditions; return on investment is not guaranteed but based on 2016 EnergySage.com study. Source: http://news.energysage.com/solar-power-as-a-home-improvement-strategy/ 

Using energy saving products lowers utility bills

Posted 6:13 PM 02/29/2016 Category: Uncategorized

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need

Posted 5:19 PM 08/12/2015 Category: Information, Solar Panel FAQ, Solar Resources, Uncategorized How Many Solar Panels Do I Need

There are several factors that determine how many solar panels you will need for your home.  In this post we will explain how your historic electricity consumption, available roof space, the azimuth of your home, shading, soiling, and equipment selection effect the number of panels you need. How Many Solar Panels to Power a House? Historic…

How to know if your house will benefit from solar panels

Posted 9:22 AM 08/06/2015 Category: Information, Solar Resources, Uncategorized How to know if your house will benefit from solar panels

The California Energy Commission reported that nearly 19 percent of the state’s electricity stemmed from renewable energy sources in 2013. This percentage is set to increase up to 50 percent by 2030, according to The Los Angeles Times. The U.S. Energy Information Administration also found that not only can photovoltaic (PV) solar panels lower your monthly utility bill, but…

California electricity prices continue to rise

Posted 10:10 AM 08/04/2015 Category: Information, Solar Resources, Uncategorized California electricity prices continue to rise

According to the Manhattan Institute, by 2020, one-third of electricity used in California will be generated from renewable resources. The state also plans to reduce greenhouse emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Due to the state’s renewable energy mandates, as well as their carbon cap…

California growing in residential solar power and options

Posted 2:03 PM 08/03/2015 Category: Information, Solar Resources, Uncategorized California growing in residential solar power and options

Now is the time for residential, rooftop solar. Solar power is the fastest growing source of clean energy across the country, especially in California, where there are around 200,000 installed systems already, according to Greentech Media. The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO), the state’s energy grid operator, recently approved new regulations that lets private companies…

Solar and storage bundling approved in California

Posted 9:32 AM 08/03/2015 Category: Solar Resources, Uncategorized Solar and storage bundling approved in California

According to CleanTechnica, for the first time in the U.S., a grid operator has approved rules that allow companies to buy electricity from homes and commercial power systems and bundle it to meet the threshold required for sale on the market.  This move will enable electricity from individual rooftop systems to be shared with other…

California woman pedals across the U.S. on solar power bicycle

Posted 9:25 AM 07/31/2015 Category: Solar Resources, Uncategorized California woman pedals across the U.S. on solar power bicycle

According to WSLS 10 News, a California woman is on a mission. Marissa Muller is riding her solar bike from California, across the U.S., ending in New York. Her “wellness revolution” mission is to get people to live a more sustainable, healthy life. “The environmental piece is sustainability but also just our physical mental wellness to get out to…

4 things to keep in mind when deciding to install solar panels

Posted 9:17 AM 07/31/2015 Category: Solar Resources, Uncategorized 4 things to keep in mind when deciding to install solar panels

Installing solar panels on a roof is one of the most environmentally friendly, cost-cutting decisions homeowners can make in their lifetime. This can be contingent on a few factors though. Some of these include: Curb appeal: The type of panels you choose to install on your house can play a role in its sale later…