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Top 5 Questions to Ask Solar Reps

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Choosing the right solar company is no doubt a difficult task. That’s why we have decided to put together the top 5 questions you should be asking solar reps while you shop around for the perfect fit.   How many… Read more »

California Solar Electric’s Sustainable Gift Guide

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With the holidays getting closer and closer, there are bound to be one or two people you have yet to buy gifts for. That’s why we here at California Solar Electric have put together this sustainable gift guide for you… Read more »

Solar Myths Debunked

We’re sure you’ve heard the rumors out there about going solar. But how much of these rumors are actually myths and how many of them are true? We’re here to clear up our top 7 solar myths to make your solar… Read more »

Most Frequently Asked Questions When Going Solar (Part 1 of 2)

Like any purchasing decision, going solar requires research. Here at California Solar Electric, we want to make this purchasing decision as stress-free as possible. Below is part one of a two part most frequently asked questions that should ease your… Read more »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Going Solar

Pro and Con lists are a popular tool in the decision making process. Here at California Solar Electric we thought we would try and make a list of our own to try and simplify the process of going solar, spelling… Read more »

Seasonality, Solar, and Savings

Will seasonality affect your solar savings? The answer depends on the time frame in question. Technically speaking, your solar system’s electrical output is affected by a variety of things, including temperature, irradiance, air quality, conductive resistance, and balance of system… Read more »

Your Solar Timeline

Going solar is often referred to more as an investment rather than just a simple addition to your home. With that being said, we here at California Solar Electric wanted to delve deeper into what your actual return on investment… Read more »

How Do Solar Panels Actually Function?

Everyone has a general sense of how solar installations work. The sun gives off energy that solar panels on your roof then convert into electricity for your home or office. But what is the actual process? Is it overly complicated… Read more »

5 Easy Steps to Going Solar

So you’re thinking about taking that plunge and potentially going solar. Your hope is to reduce your energy bill and help the environment but you don’t really know the details of what it takes to get there. Not a problem!… Read more »