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What is Net Metering and How Does it Work?

June 13, 2021

As power outages, blackouts and rising energy bills continue to plague customers and businesses, going solar is still the most viable option to protect yourself and your home all year round. If you’re interested in going solar, you may be wondering what Net Metering is and how it may impact you. Here’s a breakdown:  …

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How Solar Panels Work

May 5, 2021

Solar panels work by capturing the sun’s rays and turning them into energy for your home or business. It’s science, really. The sun emits invisible bits of energy called photons that travel millions of miles to Earth in just a handful of minutes. Photons are absorbed by a semiconductor material in the solar cell —…

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3 Steps to Installing Solar Panels in the Central Valley

April 15, 2021

Solar panels save homeowners money, so if you’re fearing high electricity bills this summer, it’s time to answer this question: How do I go solar? Photovoltaic (PV) solar power is the fastest-growing type of energy in the world. In fact, the U.S. is expected to reach 3 million solar installations this year and 4 million…

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Financing Your Home Solar System

March 15, 2021

As SunPower’s most award-winning residential solar installer, SunPower by SunSolar knows how to best help homeowners go solar and save money on their electricity bill. We know that the addition of a home solar system is an important decision that will affect your property value and your finances and we want to ensure the results…

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SunPower by Sun Solar Won SunPower’s 2020 “Regional Top Producer of the Year” Award!

February 19, 2021

Earlier this month, SunPower held its annual dealer conference virtually and SunPower by Sun Solar was awarded for having the highest shipment volume of residential solar panels in the region. Simply put, Sun Solar sold more residential solar in our area than any other SunPower partner. Named “Regional Top Producer of the Year,” we’re incredibly…

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30% Solar Tax Credit Was Extended

January 15, 2021

UPDATED: August 27, 2022 Tax season is coming and we have  great news about a 2022 solar tax update. If you want to add solar in 2022 the recently signed federal spending plan has extended the federal investment tax credit for ten years. The credit can be applied to  any federal taxes owed. The credit…

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The SunPower Advantage

September 2, 2017

SunPower® Complete Confidence A better warranty starts with a better product. 25 years      • Panels     • Microinverters     • Racking 10 years     • Monitoring hardware *Smartphone and laptop not included. Every part of your SunPower Equinox™ system is meticulously designed to work perfectly together, and rigorously tested for long-term reliability. That’s why the…

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Why SunPower by Sun Solar

June 7, 2017

Why go solar with SunPower by Sun Solar? SunPower by Sun Solar has been helping residents in Bakersfield, Visalia, Fresno, Anaheim, and the surrounding areas save money on their utility bills, and reduce their environmental impact, for over a decade. We combine the industry-leading solar technology by U.S.-based manufacturer SunPower® with the personal, “customer-first” service…

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How much does Solar cost?

February 3, 2017

When considering solar, one of the first questions people have is: “How much will my solar system cost?”. It’s important to realize that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to estimating the cost of installing solar panels on your home. The cost of a residential solar system depends on multiple factors, including: • Whether tax credits, net metering or other…

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Why go Solar in Visalia?

February 2, 2017

As Visalia and Tulare County residents we experience hotter and longer Summers than most of California. When the summer sun beats down on our communities, and temperatures rise into the triple digits, we turn to our air conditioners and pools for relief. But even while enjoying the nice cool air or a refreshing dip, we…

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