1. 5 Myths About Solar Energy: Debunked

    Solar energy has continued to grow in popularity over the past decade. In fact, in California alone, solar energy powers more than 6.8 homes annually. But, even so, there are still many myths and misconceptions about installing solar panels on homes in California. That’s why today, West Coast Solar is going to debunk the top five myths about solar to shed some light (pun intended) on this valuab…Read More

  2. How to Choose a Solar Company

    Investing in a solar panel system for your home or business is incredibly exciting. That being said, it is a huge investment, which is why you will want to make sure you have partnered with the best solar company in your area. But how do you know which company is truly reputable?  Handy Hints for Choosing a Local Solar Company in California Today, the West Coast Solar team will share a few handy …Read More

  3. 6 Ways to Save Energy and Reduce Costs This Summer

    Summer is here, and as the temperatures keep heating up here in Northern California, your home’s energy system is likely getting kicked into overdrive. Between running the AC to stay cool and keeping your swimming pools functioning optimally, you’ll likely see your energy usage rise — along with your utility bill.  How to Save Energy and Reduce Utility Costs This Summer Here at West Coast S…Read More

  4. Top Advantages of Custom Solar Panel Design Solutions

    When it comes to your home solar power system, you want the best system that you can feel confident about for years to come. That’s why the West Coast Solar team goes above and beyond to ensure you are more than just satisfied with your system. As a leading local solar company in California, we are proud to offer all the solar energy solutions you need under one roof. Partnering with a full-serv…Read More

  5. What You Ought to Know About the 2020 California Solar Mandate

    Now that we are well into 2020, you have probably heard about California’s 2020 Solar Mandate, but as an informed homeowner or business owner, you may have questions about this new law and how it may affect you.  As you are aware, California is (and has been) leading the charge in becoming heavily reliant on cleaner renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydropower. As of 2019, the S…Read More

  6. The Presence Of Solar Power In The Agricultural Sector

    It’s true that without the sun there would be no photosynthesis, and without that key process there would be no plant-based foods. Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has relied on the sun’s life-giving properties to help us grow and foster different kinds of crops. With the advent of modern technology and the amazing qualities of solar panels, we’re incorporating the sun in the next bi…Read More

  7. Why You Should Give The Gift of Solar

    Buying gifts for folks in your family is honestly no easy task. It’s laden with missteps and who knows when someone might get offended because you chose the wrong color of moleskin notebook. It’s hard to find a gift that can really appeal to everyone and make whoever you chose out of the family’s secret santa hat happy.  In our opinion, buying gifts for adult children or a spouse is one of …Read More

  8. Handy Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays, Part 1 | West Coast Solar

    Can you believe the holidays are already here? If you’re like many people, you’re already trying to brainstorm ways to save a little extra money during the holidays, but did you know by cutting down on your energy usage, you can actually save money at the same time? It’s true!  That’s why your friends at West Coast Solar have a few handy tips to help you reduce your energy use and cut dow…Read More

  9. Times And Taxes Are Changing, Which Means You Should Invest In Solar In 2019

    In 2006, the US decided that putting an emphasis on solar power was a priority. The government created the ITC, or the solar Investment Tax Credit. It was the government's way of indirectly subsidizing the solar industry and giving it the push it needed to become the world-class player it is now. Actually, since the ITC came into effect, there’s been a 10,000% increase in growth for the solar in…Read More

  10. Bringing Vintages Homes Into The Future With Solar Power Panels

    Northern California is full of beautiful vintage homes. A Sunday drive through various neighborhoods can easily bring to mind beautiful, visual scenes from “East Of Eden” By John Steinbeck, not because of the astonishing California scenery, but because of the endearing Salinas Valley-esk architecture and the Northern California environment that is so well-documented in his work. Taking a strol…Read More