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Baker Electric Home Energy designed and installed a 49.725 kW rooftop solar system for La Mesa-based Del Cerro Baptist Church. The installation of the 195-Hyundai® 255W solar panel array will produce roughly 93 percent of the church’s electricity needs and save about $21,000 on their energy bill over the course of a year. In addition, the Baker installation included upgrading the main electrical service panel and the SDG&E transformer.
 
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Protect Your Home’s Greatest Asset

When looking into switching to solar, there’s one vital asset of your home that you must protect. It’s a part of your house that you couldn’t do without, but it often gets overlooked. Wondering what it is? It’s your roof. 
 
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The San Diego Climate Action Plan was adopted in December of 2015 and outlines ways in which the city plans on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But it doesn’t end there. The plan isn’t just focused on reduction targets; it’s also concerned with strengthening San Diego’s economy and improving quality of life.
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San Diego Climate Action Plan

When a summer storm blew through Lincoln, Vermont, a small town about 31 miles southeast of Burlington, crews from Green Mountain Power worked 14 hours to repair damaged electricity poles and downed wires.

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In San Diego, we hear a lot about residential and commercial solar panels. After all, our city is an emerging powerhouse of national solar energy expertise. Still, there’s a great deal we can learn about solar energy’s rise as a clean and cost-effective alternative to the standard electrical grid. We’ve compiled some interesting statistics for you:

Solar Power Is Red Hot in the Energy Market

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Solar Stats Show Sunny Future

Remember when the coolest thing among all of your back-to-school gear was a solar-powered calculator? Even if math wasn’t your thing, you couldn’t help but be impressed by the new level of futuristic technology.

That was during the mid-1980s, when solar calculators started to become as commonplace in math class as pencils.

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Back to School with Solar-Powered Products