solar

March 30, 2018 deadline for tiered electric rates

Recent changes to utility rates will not be as favorable for solar power installations after the March 30, 2018 deadline. There is still time to avoid mandatory time of use rates and go solar with a more solar friendly, tiered rate structure. To realize this benefit, solar power systems in SDG&E territory must have permission to operate by March 30, 2018. We can still have most San Diego County solar installations completed in time to beat the d

Tariffs and higher solar prices? It’s up to Donald Trump

Tariffs and higher solar panel prices are probably coming soon. It’s highly probable we’ll see a decision from the Trump administration to impose tariffs on imported solar panels. This will increase the cost of going solar, whether you choose to have a solar power system installed with imported or domestic panels. San Diego County Solar has sufficient resources to install pre-tariff solar panels prior to the March 30, 2018 deadline.

5 tips for installing solar on your home

Tips for installing solar on your home: Check the status of the Company’s CSLB license and if the solar consultant has the appropriate HIS license. Check with the BBB to see if any complaints have been filed. Ask where the Company is based.  Are they in San Diego County?  Are they in California? Ask if the Company has there own installation and service personnel. Ask the solar consultant for references and call them.

Best Solar Consultant

Best Solar Consultant Best solar consultant — this is the person we all wish would show up at our door when we’re ready to go solar.  Most homeowners are going to install solar one time — it pays to get it right!  This is why you want to start the process with someone like Ken Roberts. Trained, Certified and Licensed Ken is one of very few solar consultants with a Technical Sales Certification from NABCEP and a

Affordable Solar

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

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

Solar power during a power outage

Would you like to have solar power during a power outage without batteries? If you said “yes” you’re not alone. Most people assume that having solar power on your home will automatically provide you with power in the event of a power outage. Unless you have battery storage this is not the case.