Category: RENO, NEVADA

EVs, Renewable Power, and Car Charging Stations

Reno Solar Power

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 […]

Reaching Carbon Neutrality with Nevada Residential Solar

NV Solar Facts

Those who achieve carbon neutrality either reduce their carbon footprint or offset it with other environmental efforts. Both large corporations and individuals can decrease their carbon footprints.  Reaching Carbon Neutrality in Nevada  Most don’t think about their electricity sources. However, depending on where someone lives, the utility could use different percentages of fossil fuels to […]

Making Your Reno Home Net-zero With Solar

Nevada Rooftop Solar

With the increased focus on climate change, many Reno Nevada citizens want to make a positive difference. However, with everything that entails, the effort needed from everyone can seem overwhelming. Nevada has climate change concerns that will take more than just the conscious effort of several people reducing, reusing and recycling. What’s more, the cost […]

Efficient Energy Use in Reno

Nevada Solar Power

A lot of hype surrounds increasing energy efficiency, some cities and states have done something about it. Reno recognizes the importance of taking care of the earth, has implemented existing policies, and is working on new policies to further improve efficient energy use in the area. As Reno citizens, we live in a state that […]

Go Solar Group vs. Sunworks

Competitor Comparison

Nevada’s solar policy makes residential solar an easy decision for homeowners. Deciding on a solar company, however, is a more complicated process. To make determining which companies deserve interested parties’ valuable time and money, we compile competitor comparisons. These reviews give a side-by-side comparison of products and services offered, so prospective customers know which solar […]

Nevada Portfolio Energy Credits (PECs)

NV Energy and Solar Panels

Nevada has a history of proving its worth in the solar industry. As a result, lawmakers realize that Nevadans care about renewable energy, specifically residential solar. Legislators have steps in place to help incentivize renewable energy, so utilities like NV Energy are more likely to support them, and homeowners can’t afford to miss out on the […]

Blue Pacific Solar

Competitor Comparison

Determining which solar company to go with for your Reno home isn’t an easy task. Many considerations go into an in-depth solar company comparison, including ratings, reviews, products, and services. Solar Company Ratings While the best reviews come from friends and relatives, most people don’t know someone who has worked with each of the solar […]

Expanded Solar Access In Nevada: AB 465

Nevada Solar Power

Nevada passed legislation to expand solar access. This bill, however, doesn’t mean everyone in Reno can get solar.   Nevada legislatures presented the AB 465 on Mar. 25, 2019, and got approval by the governor for the bill on June 4, 2019.  This bill, however, isn’t the first attempt at expanding the reach of solar. Other solar-related […]

Nevada Energy’s Storage Programs

NV Solar Facts

Ever wonder what the big deal behind solar storage is? Nevada is a booming state for solar. The problem is that solar arrays can’t store the power it generates. The ideal solution would be to install battery backup, like the Tesla Powerwall. However, these storage options are expensive. This is why many people have opted […]

Lowering Reno NV Living Costs via Solar

NV Solar Facts

Reno Nevada has a cost of living index score of 116.2, which is well above the national average cost of index living score of 100. Reno’s higher-than-average cost of living index score stems primarily from expensive average home prices and transportation costs. Two factors play a role in these expenses: 1) The seven-hour drive between […]

NV Energy’s Renewable Generations Program: Solar Power and Storage

Nevada Energy Rebates

NV Energy customers have a unique opportunity to increase their energy savings through this utility company’s incentives. The Renewable Generations Program PDF was a daunting, 48-page leviathan, covering incentive requirements for solar and all other renewable generation options in its Nevada service areas.  However, this program no longer exists. The NV Energy Clean Energy Program […]

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