Affordable solar power is at the heart of the Green Collar Solar program? We’re creating more good jobs with affordable solar power through the Green Collar Solar Program. Now, homes with smaller electric bills can realize significant savings with low-cost solar energy systems. How does the Green Collar Solar program make solar affordable? We’ve taken everything we’ve learned designing and installing solar panels to bring affordable solar power to market. We can install these low-cost systems on select, solar friendly
Lower solar cost is the foundation of the Green Collar Solar℠ program? Lower solar cost will help the Green Collar Solar℠ Program create jobs. We are expanding the market for solar energy with low-cost systems for homes with smaller electric bills. How does it work? We find homes with good solar energy potential and offer them low-cost solar energy installation. How low is the cost? Low enough so people with electric bills from $75-$150 can
I can’t say with certainty that it will cost less to install solar panels in the future. Today in San Diego, solar panels account for about 20% of the cost of a typical residential solar installation.
Beginning today, the City of Encinitas and EsGil Corporation have joined together to reduce or eliminate permit fees for energy efficiency, photovoltaic solar, electric car chargers and Clean Natural Gas home fueling systems.
Not every home is well suited for solar power. Approximately half the population lives in rented property, some homes don’t have good sun exposure and nearly a third of homeowners don’t meet credit requirements to finance a solar power system.
It may be awhile before we see power generation at San Onofre nuclear power plant. The plant has been shutdown since January 31st, 2012.
San Diego County Solar recently designed and installed this solar power system for an Oceanside, CA homeowner. Power from the sun is harnessed by (17) LG 250w monocrystalline solar panels.
The size of a typical residential solar panel today is about 18 square feet, or a little less than 3-1/2′ x 5-1/2′. They’ll vary in size, depending mostly on the rated wattage and technology of a particular product’s solar cells.
With net metering you earn credit for every killowatt hour (kWh) your solar energy system is producing. Any time your solar electric system is producing more power than you’re using, the excess will help power the utility company grid.
Solar panels are placed in a sunny location, usually on the roof of a home or commercial building. When sunlight hits the solar panels they produce electricity in the form of direct current (DC).