For the average homeowner, that's an additional $1,000 savings if they go solar by December 31, 2020.
Atascadero, California, 07-28-20—Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Solar + Storage Installer List, where local solar installer Solarponics achieved a rank of 25th in the nation. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed each year by Solar Power World to honor the work of solar…Read more
by Camas Frank | Nov 1, 2018 |Central Coast Journal With the shutdown of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant being rolled out through 2025, and the State of California striving to meet 100 percent renewable energy goals by 2045, it’s time to start thinking about personal energy production and storage, not just our use, says…Read more
Local solar energy installer, Solarponics, has once again been voted Best Solar Company for 2019. This is the seventh year in a row that Solarponics has earned this title. Each year, The Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press runs it’s Best Of contest, where readers select their favorite businesses, in nearly every business category, from…Read more
When will EV's Dominate California Roadways? Registration figures published by the California New Car Dealers Association report that pure EV's claimed 7.83% of market share for the second quarter, 2018. This is up from 3.3% in second quarter, 2017. Estimates show that EV's will reach a 20% market share by the end of 2020, that's…Read more
Shares of PG&E Corp. — which owns Pacific Gas & Electric Co. — sank 22.3% to $6.36 on Tuesday, Jan 16, after reports that the utility could face at least $30 billion in liability related to fires and has confirmed it is filing for bankruptcy protection. What does this mean to us, the ratepayers? Higher…Read more
Thanks to a power contract with Recurrent Energy, the Cardinal will become the third college in the nation capable of entirely offsetting their electricity usage with solar. DECEMBER 4, 2018 TIM SYLVIA Solar panels on the Central Energy Facility looking toward Hoover Tower. Image credit: M. Scott Gould Much like the mighty redwood tree featured…Read more
The Pros and Cons of an Artificial Tree PRO - Cost. The average cost of a real Christmas tree is $76, compared to $108 for an artificial tree, meaning reusing the artificial tree a second year will save money. This doesn’t even factor in the costs of tree stands and lights, typically included with an…Read more