The Solar Insights Blog

In this blog post I'm first going to briefly explain how solar panels work and how solar panels are made. Then I'm going compare solar to other forms of energy so we can see which energy source truly is the cleanest and most efficient. So join me as we go behind the scenes of the energy industry to uncover the truth of where we should be getting our electricity from.

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If you’re considering going solar and are thinking about using DIY solar panel kits, read this first. Here’s our side-by-side comparison of buying solar panel kits and working with reputable solar companies.

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The huge growth of the solar industry in recent years might lead some to believe solar technology is a relatively new invention – when, in fact, it’s been around for a while. Join me as we go back in time to glimpse into the surprising history of solar energy to see how people have used the sun for power through the ages.

 

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Changes are coming soon to the way solar customers are billed by the utility through net metering. The benefits of the current program are passing away in 2016 for SDG&E customers, so now is the best time to go solar and lock in savings for the next 20 years!

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There are a number of reasons going solar is a good decision. There are also a number of reasons now is the best time to make the switch. You’ve probably noticed that electricity rates are rising. Maybe you’ve heard of the Federal Investment Tax Credit? And maybe you’ve even heard that ITC is expiring. Or maybe you’ve heard the term Net Energy Metering before, but you don’t know what that means.

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What The SDG&E Rate Increase 2015 Means To Solar Energy

The SDG&E rate increase means solar energy saves you even more than it did before the increases. Since SDG&E rates are increasing, electricity prices are rising, meaning solar power systems are a better investment now more than ever. Switching to solar is a great way to avoid these rate increases.

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Baker Electric Home Energy is a proud sponsor of the AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival Sept. 26 & 27 at the downtown Embarcadero Marina Park North. In its fifth year, the two-day festival benefits the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.

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