1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. How Nonprofits Can Benefit Using Solar Power

    It’s common to hear how homeowners are saving money when they make the switch to solar power, but what about businesses, for- and non-profits? Can a business offset their electricity bills with a solar power system? Will they see the same benefits as a homeowner when they make the switch to solar power? The short answer is yes! If you’re a non-profit and want to talk solar companies that servi…Read More

  10. Disregard These Dangerous Commercial Solar Power System Myths

    Do you own and operate a business in Northern California? Have you considered making the switch to solar power so you can save money on utilities and invest the extra cash into your business? You’re not alone. Thousands of businesses in and around San Jose are choosing renewable and alternative energy over traditional power to run their businesses—it’s no surprise with the ever-rising energy…Read More