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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Exploring Solar Panel Kits For Sale? Ask These 6 Questions Before Buying!

    Do you want to go green with your energy use in Sacramento? You’re not alone. As prices continue to rise across the state of California, more home and business owners are making the switch to solar power systems. It’s a smart decision! You get to save money on your utility bills, help the environment, and become independent with your energy use—even if you may still be connected to the grid.…Read More

  4. Do You Need A Solar Charge Controller?

    Overcharging your solar battery is a serious concern for those with an off-grid solar power system. If you’re off-grid and ruin any of your batteries, you’re going to have less energy stored, which means less energy available for use. At West Coast Solar, we fully support the use of renewable energy, whether as a grid tie-in or as an off-grid project. We encourage you, however, to take the nec…Read More

  5. Find The Best Solar Installation Company in Sacramento: Part II

    There are hundreds of solar companies in California you can choose from to make the switch to solar power. You could take your search national and find a larger company that services your area. At West Coast Solar, we believe in helping those looking to transition to a renewable energy source, and we understand how overwhelming the online search process can feel. In this post, we’ll share two mo…Read More

  6. Find The Best Solar Installation Company in Sacramento: Part I

    We understand how overwhelming it can be to search online for the best solar installation company in Sacramento. There are thousands of solar companies across the entire United States and a few hundred in California alone. So how do you decipher all the information to choose the right company? In this post, West Coast Solar will share the major indicators to consider to identify the best solar com…Read More

  7. Do You Need A Solar Operation and Maintenance Package?

    At West Coast Solar, we support the investment into increasing the longevity and functionality of your solar system. We believe renewable energy is the future for most of the world, and if you can extend the lifespan of your system beyond the 20-30 year mark, it’s an investment well-made. In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits of a solar operation and maintenance package home and business ow…Read More

  8. Do You Need To Clean Your Solar Panels?

    If you want to generate energy via the sun, your solar panels need to be exposed to the sun for a large majority of what’s called “peak sunlight.” Many home and business owners are worried that if their panels get covered with dirt, snow, sand, or something else, they will need to clean them. At West Coast Solar, we understand the concern. We suggest you get your panels cleaned professionall…Read More

  9. How To Choose The Best Solar Inverter

    At West Coast Solar, we focus on solar panels a lot because they are the primary component in collecting sunlight so it can be converted into usable, clean energy. A secondary component, the power inverter, converts the sunlight the panels collect into usable energy around your house for appliances, electronics, and more. When it comes to solar system design, you want to make sure you have the bes…Read More

  10. Solar Panels and Carports: What’s The Big Deal?

    Many home and business owners across California utilize carports to store their vehicles in. A carport is an easy-to-use overhead for vehicles of all kinds; it’s also an affordable solution compared to building an entirely new building for your cars. In a climate that sees very little rain and mostly sunshine, solar panels on carports would be a great idea. You can create one structure and use i…Read More