Solar FAQs


What should I look for in a solar contractor?

Why go solar?

How much will it cost to go solar?

How much will I save with a solar power system?

What is time-of-use metering and why is it important?

How long does a solar system last?

What financing options are available to go solar?

What is the payback on a solar PV system?

Does solar increase the value of my home?

Will installing a solar system increase my property taxes?

What kind of maintenance is required?

What is the difference between grid-tied and off-grid solar?

Will I produce solar energy on cloudy days?

Solar Energy Tip

Solar Tips iconSchedule some of your energy use during non-peak hours when electric rates are lower: in the morning, evening or on the weekends. This will maximize your savings from your solar energy system. Learn more about time-of-use metering ››

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They finished in the allotted time, actually ahead of schedule. The crew was efficient, polite and timely. I would recommend this company to anyone looking for a solar system.”

— Edwin T., Discovery Bay