Category: Nevada Solar FAQs

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. […]

How Do I Make My Reno Home Net-zero Via Solar?

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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 […]

Difference Between Portable & Built-in Solar

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The best way to charge a portable solar battery depends on how its use. A portable solar panel will charge Goal Zero’s Yeti 3000 in roughly a day or more. Potable solar batteries don’t last long and take a while to charge because they’re engineered for emergency backup. However, in an emergency, waiting for a portable generator to […]

What Are Reno’s Solar Capacity Factors?

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When it comes to solar capacity in Reno, Nevada, several factors play into it. These include net metering rates, current solar capacity, solar carve-out, and utility assets. Reno Nevada Net Metering Rate Tier Reduction In Nevada, the main utility, NV Energy, has a rate set to reduce after every 80 megawatts of claimed capacity. This claimed […]

How Do I Track Usage, Net Metering & Inverter Monitoring?

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Having solar-generated power brings excitement, especially when you can see the difference in your power bill. Before we review monitoring, however, we need to understand how metering works in Reno, Nevada, and other surrounding areas, like Carson City. Reno Solar Panel Metering Expectations Photovoltaic systems help Reno and Carson City residents produce their power and […]

Solar Questions Reno Residents Should Ask

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We provide solar so Reno natives can have freedom, convenience, peace of mind, and additional savings. As a solar company still ingrained in the philanthropic mission upon which we were founded, we are driven to make your life better through solar-powered homes, battery backup, emergency preparedness, and solar-plus services. Solar Panel Information for Reno Residents Solar Panel […]

What Are Nevada’s Biggest Solar Myths?

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Solar Energy is riddled with many myths and Nevada is not immune to these misconceptions about solar. Together, we’d like to tackle some of these myths and expose the truth behind them. Here are 11 solar energy myths in Nevada that if conquered, will make you energy wiser. Let’s get to the myth-busting.   Nevada […]

Most Popular Reno Solar Questions, Answered

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Solar arrays for sale in Reno will save money on electric bills. The problem is that not everyone can get solar. What Makes Your Reno Home a Good Fit For Solar? Sadly, not every home is a good fit for solar. A couple of factors help assess whether solar is a good option. Home Ownership: […]

Do I Qualify for Solar in Nevada?

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Reno residents may want solar on their rooftops, but that doesn’t mean they can get the product in a viable way. After all, solar panels aren’t potato chips. To acquire a solar array, you and your home need to meet certain standards. What Makes Reno Nevada Perfect for Solar Energy? Not every location is a […]

How Commercial Solar Differs from Residential in Nevada

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Nevada Commercial solar is different than residential; these distinctions are imperative. Nevada business owners need to look at the different factors to see if commercial solar is a viable option. It’d be a mistake to learn about rooftop solar in Reno or Las Vegas and assume those same principles apply to commercial solar as well.   When […]

How Can Solar Help with NV Power Outages?

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Having the basics on hand makes all the difference when electricity is no longer in the equation. Learn what essentials should be in your 72-hour kit and what role photovoltaics play in the equation. Emergency Preparedness Basics: 72-Hour Kits   When the power goes out, it is typically only for a couple of hours. There […]

What Should I Know About Nevada Residential Solar?

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Nevada solar power has been on the rise for nearly a decade, and for good reason. Aside from being the laboratory of Elon Musk, one of the world’s most forward-thinking entrepreneurs and solar advocates, the state of Nevada has also made significant legislative and policy strides for solar benefactors in the residential and commercial solar markets. So, […]

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