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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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