Category: Nevada

Backup & Solar for Nevada Earthquakes

Nevada Solar Facts Blog

As a solar company, we leverage nature to create energy. However, we also respect the force of nature when manifested in natural disasters like earthquakes, which is why we have solar products to help homeowners prepare for these events. Like most important things, emergency preparedness may not seem important among the many urgencies in day-to-day […]

NV Energy Net Metering Policies

NV Energy

Net metering allows solar powered homeowners to sell their excess solar production to their utility. The customers can then purchase power from the utility when their array isn’t producing.  Ideally, power taken off and put on the grid would have the same rates. However, some utility companies have determined that 1-to-1 metering ratios aren’t in their […]

Nevada’s 2021 Renewable Energy Legislation Update

NV Solar Policy

The 2021 season has brought with it a host of legislative actions and potential bills. Perhaps the most important bills for Nevada residents, homeowners and business owners focus on energy. Nevada has determined that greenhouse gases have caused the majority of Nevada’s climate change issues. The Nevada legislature, as a result, has moved legislation forward that […]

Del Sol Energy: Reno Competitor Comparison

Nevada Solar Company Comparisons

Nevada homeowners searching for the best solar company are likely to find a wide range of choices, from local installers to national corporations.  To aid decision-making, this article compares two competitors in the Reno metropolitan area of Nevada — Go Solar Group and Del Sol Energy — based on their ratings, educational offerings, product choices, […]

SolarCity Nevada: Competitor Comparison

Nevada Solar Company Comparisons

When looking for the best solar company for your home, it pays to be picky. Choosing the right solar installer can save money and time. For the most informed decision, let’s first take a closer look at SolarCity’s background.  SolarCity is a nationwide solar energy company founded in California in 2006 by Elon Musk’s cousins. […]

Nevada’s New Clean Car Standards and Solar

NV Solar Policy

Nevada has elected to accelerate initiatives to eliminate climate concerns and improve public health. The Clean Cars Nevada initiative is one way the state plans to reduce air pollutants.  This initiative will evaluate and adopt regulations that encourage dealerships to offer more zero and low-emission vehicle options by 2024. It will also provide other clean and efficient […]

Company Comparison: Great Basin Solar

Nevada Solar Company Comparisons

Nevada homeowners searching online for the best solar company are likely to find a confusing array of options. Two experienced, well-established companies are likely to emerge from the pack: Go Solar Group and Great Basin Solar. To make this easier for Reno’s solar-curious people, we have crafted a comparison of key facts between Go Solar […]

Reno Off-grid Solar Kits With Batteries

Nevada Backup Solar Power

What is an off-grid solar kit? Are they useful? Are there better options? You may find yourself asking these questions while researching the best way to power your own home with solar energy. Choosing the best solar option can be a difficult and sometimes confusing topic, which is why Go Solar Group is here to […]

Nevada Competitor Comparison: Simple Power Solar

Nevada Solar Company Comparisons

Nevada homeowners looking for a solar company have a lot of possible choices. Finding the perfect fit can be challenging. To ease stress, Go Solar Group has simplified the process by creating competitor comparisons.  These company overviews help customers figure out which solar companies can meet their needs. This enables busy homeowners to spend less […]

Utility-scale vs. Distributed Solar Power

Nevada Solar FAQs

While many agree that solar is vital to the renewable energy mix, some feel solar should become a central addition to the mix of utility-generated power. Others think it’s better if the majority of solar additions come in the form of distributed solar arrays on the roofs of homes and businesses. Each is a valid point. […]

Reno PV Energy Storage: What You Should Know

Nevada Backup Solar Power

While solar arrays allow homeowners in the Reno area to generate their own power, solar modules alone won’t store it. That’s where battery backup comes into play. Many Nevadans have turned to net metering for their storage needs. However, it isn’t a permanent solution. Nor does it help during a power outage, when self-generated power would […]

EVs, Renewable Power, and Car Charging Stations

NV Solar Plus Solutions

Electric vehicles (EVs) are now so popular that their demand has generated innovation from their manufacturers, driving down prices. When combined with EVs fuel efficiency, these price drops make these cars no- brainers for many environmentally and economically conscientious consumers. However, charging all-electric cars comes with challenges. Discover how Nevada supports electric car purchasing with […]

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