Changes to Solar Savings in 2023

APS Upcoming Deadline

Update: Congress has passed the Inflation Reduction Act, extending the federal solar tax credit for the next 10 years back at the original rate of 30%. This is great news for the solar industry and will even apply to installations already completed this year. Next year, in 2023, there are a couple of changes coming … Read more

Solar Plus Storage

With rising electricity prices and ever-improving technology, interest in solar battery storage has reached an all-time high. Additionally, with prices dropping, solar storage options have become one of the most compelling parts of solar investments for both existing and future solar homeowners. Read on to find some of the most compelling reasons why solar plus … Read more

Solar Buyback Decrease Looms as APS Deadline Approaches

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Buyback Decrease New solar-qualified homeowners in APS territory should expect to see a 10% decrease in the value of home solar energy as the Arizona Corporation Commission nears their annual APS buyback hearing. However, homeowners this month are in a great position to be grandfathered at the current buyback rate for the next 10 years. … Read more

Arizona Net Metering

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Net Metering When Arizona homeowners go solar, one of the key factors considered is the rate the utility will pay for any excess solar the system produces or the buyback rate. It was not long ago that solar homeowners received a one-to-one buyback ratio with what’s called APS net metering. This means that for every … Read more

Net Metering in San Diego is Under Attack

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NEM or Net Energy Metering is the system by which utility companies are required to pay people back for their solar. It has served as one of the most effective policies to help further the renewable energy market since 1995. It has long ensured homeowners are properly compensated for their contributions to the grid and … Read more

How Solar Energy Works

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Solar panels can save a lot of money, but the technology remains mysterious to most of us. We all know solar panels create energy, but how exactly do they convert sunlight into electricity? Read on to learn more about the technology of solar cells and panels and how they connect you to energy independence and … Read more

When to Invest in Solar: Do Solar Panels Pay for Themselves?

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When to go Solar: Studying the Industry Solar costs have been dropping over recent years due to some exciting advancements in solar technology. This means solar homeowners can save more now than they ever have before. Solar has always paid for itself but it raises the question: should we go solar now, or wait for … Read more

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