rooftop solar

Will California count rooftop solar in portfolio standard?

When California legislators vote to increase the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard to 50 percent by 2030, will rooftop solar count toward the total?

When California legislators vote to increase the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard to 50 percent by 2030, will rooftop solar count toward the total?

Many will be surprised to learn that rooftop solar doesn’t currently count toward utility companies' quota requirements.

How Much Can Solar Save?

Piggy bank

It’s common  knowledge that solar energy is good for the environment. But is it possible to maximize solar usage not just for the earth, but also for your wallet? As solar energy becomes increasingly affordable, the financial incentives that come along with installing solar panels are just as persuasive as the green incentives.

Rooftop solar raises real estate values

Solar Home

I recently went home shopping with some friends in Southern California. Aside from the striking price tags on the properties, two things stood out to me – swimming pools and rooftop solar panels are inherently desirable real estate inclusions.

Walking into an open house we stalked online, my friend’s husband said, “it already has a pool. That will save us $20,000.”

A few open houses later, the conversation about the rooftop solar went similarly,