The Solar Insights Blog

When officials at San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic High School partnered with us this year to install a commercial solar panel system on their campus, they knew they were making a smart investment.

The 1.1 megawatt solar system will allow the school to realize savings of $80,000 to $100,000 a year on its electricity costs — a welcome cut in the half million dollars it annually spends on energy.

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Here’s a fact you might not know when you go green with residential solar panels in San Diego: You have legal rights.

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When members of our team at Baker Electric Solar attend the San Diego Blues Festival in September, we’ll be doing more than some serious toe tapping. We’ll be there to support a highly worthy community cause.

The September 10th event at Embarcadero Marina Park North will feature an outstanding lineup of Grammy-winning and other well-known blues performers. The event will benefit the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.

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When California adopted policies to support clean energy, it recognized that going green meant green for all.

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California has hit another solar energy milestone. Thanks to triple-digit temperatures this summer, the state’s power grid generated a record-breaking level of residential and commercial large-scale solar energy in July.

That’s enough to meet the electricity needs of millions of homes.

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If you’re a San Diego residential solar panel user, or you’re thinking of becoming one, take note: the rules of net metering have changed.

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Summer 2016 has gotten red hot for San Diego residential solar power users, at least where billing changes are concerned.

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