Here’s How to Read Your SCE Utility Bill

Most people pay their electric bill each month without pouring over the details. Analyzing your utility bill may sound tedious, but it can give you some good insight into what you’re paying for. This can help you find ways to cut down on your energy usage and identify possible errors in the bill. If you receive an…

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3 Amazing Art Installations Inspired by Solar Energy

Solar energy can be many things: renewable, green, and cost-effective. But can it be art? Of course! More and more projects are cropping up in public spaces that prove solar energy not only helps power cities but also inspires creativity. Here are three installations that explore the cross-section of solar energy and artistic expression. Sonic…

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Study Finds That Crops and Solar Panels Are Mutually Beneficial

There are several reasons to consider ground-level solar panels, including easier maintenance and more flexibility to position them for maximum efficiency, but new findings suggest they can also help produce a more bountiful harvest. A recent study by the University of Arizona found that some foods flourished under an array of PV panels. The experiment was conducted as…

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Why the Future of Solar is Exciting

Solar is an exciting technology that has been grown rapidly over the past decade. Innovation in technology and an increase in investment on all levels has solar energy on an exciting upward trend. There’s still more that can be done! Here are some of the exciting prospects for the future of solar. Uncertainty Of The…

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What is Net Metering and Why is It So Important?

Solar energy offers an opportunity to escape reliance on the grid. With California’s recent issues with blackouts due to wildfires, solar is the best way to avoid letting your family’s safety and comfort be decided by huge utility companies. This is especially true when combined with a solar battery.     However, a solar installation does more than…

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Financial Benefits of Going Solar in California

California leads the nation in solar energy production by a wide margin, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, or SEIA. There are obvious reasons why. They call it sunny California for a reason! Additionally, SunPower and other solar innovators began here. We also know that Californians are some of the most eco-conscious in the entire…

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Take Charge of your Electric Bill

Frustrated with your High Electric Bill every Month? You’re not alone. With so many things to think about and remember as we go about our daily life, the last thing we want to add to our plate is an outrageous electrical bill EVERY month. Help yourself and your wallet out this year, and every year by…

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Why Solar Energy?

As we enter 2019, solar energy is a term that is heard almost every day, in one form or another. The history of solar energy is as old as mankind.   Until the middle of the  18th century, renewable sources of energy were the only forms of energy available, but then, with the emergence of the…

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Orosi High School SunPower Solar Academy

Orosi, CA– Orosi High School and the SunPower Corporation, partnered with the Tulare Kings Workforce Investment Board and the school districts of Cutler-Orosi, Visalia Unified and Dinuba, to provide a 5-day summer internship for a group of high school students. Students gained in-depth knowledge of residential photovoltaic systems, design, and financing. The students engaged and…

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