1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 5 Benefits of Solar Power for the Tourism Industry

    Like most counties, cities, and regions in Northern California, Contra Costa County, has a booming tourism industry, with tourists coming to visit our beautiful California landscapes from all corners of the world. From museums, restaurants, and hotels to waterparks and shopping centers, there is something here for anyone coming to visit. But with all of the nearby attractions in constant operation…Read More

  4. How Can I Reduce My Energy Usage?

    Saving energy is even easier than you think. By simply making small changes to your everyday routine, you can reduce your daily, weekly, monthly, and annual energy usage and save money on your electric bill at the same time. Today, your friends at West Coast Solar will share some handy tips to help you save energy every day. Learn more below! Follow These Everyday Tips for Saving Energy From repla…Read More

  5. Making Lemonade with Lemons: Turning Landfills Into Solar Plants

    One of the main challenges for solar energy in California is finding space to construct large-scale photovoltaic panel arrays that can produce the amount of electricity needed to power thousands of homes. Although there is a lot of vacant land, it is sometimes difficult to convince communities of the most appropriate use of this resource. For this reason, one possibility for solar energy advocates…Read More

  6. Navigating the World of Solar Tax Credits and Benefits

    Summer is almost here, and if you're starting to feel the heat, you're probably cranking up your air conditioner and seeing your electrical bill fly through the roof. After all, it's estimated that 20% of all electricity used by U.S. homes goes to air conditioning, and during the day, energy rates rise as more residences and businesses try to cool off. You may have considered contacting a Californ…Read More