1. Fun Facts About Solar In 2020

    Here at West Coast Solar, we think everything about solar is super fun, interesting, and exciting. From groundbreaking revolutions in solar technology throughout history to fun tidbits about the sun, there’s a lot to learn — and a lot to love — about solar. Fun Facts About Solar You Ought to Know In this 2020 edition of our Fun Facts About Solar series, we’ll explore insights about solar e…Read More

  2. Debunking 6 Common Myths About Commercial Solar

    A recent article from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reports that solar energy supplies approximately 19% of California’s electricity today. Commercial solar energy is a major contributor to this number as more and more businesses make the switch to solar. That being said, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding commercial solar, and whether or not it is worth the inv…Read More

  3. When Is the Best Time to Install Solar Panels? | West Coast Solar

    Here at West Coast Solar, one question we hear frequently is, “When is the best time to install solar panels?” While the simple answer is, “Anytime is a great time to install a solar panel system on your home or business!”, we can dig into this question a little bit deeper.  When Is the Best Time to Install a Solar Power System? When it comes to installing panels on your home or business …Read More

  4. 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

  5. Live Oak School District Dedicates New Solar Panels

    The Live Oak School District, located in Santa Cruz, California, recently completed construction and implementation of a solar panel array at six different schools which have a collective capacity of 416 kilowatts and will save the district $2.5 million. How Solar Energy Benefits School Districts LOSD commissioned Chevron Energy Solutions to design, build, and maintain the solar energy systems. Th…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