Our Predictions for the Solar Industry in 2018!

2017 was an amazing year for the solar industry! Advancements in technology and reduction in prices have continued to make solar the obvious choice for residential and commercial energy needs. Below you will find a list of our personal predictions for the coming year. Prediction #1: More growth in batteries (Kayley) The vast majority of … Read more

2017: A Year in Reviews!

We are so grateful for all the reviews we receive from customers. We pride ourselves in our ability to connect with our customers and make their experiences truly unique and memorable. Below, you will find a small selection of reviews we have been fortunate enough to receive over 2017. Thank you all who have taken … Read more

Section 201 Tariff Update

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You may have heard about the new solar tariffs. The ITC proposed a tariff that is expected to be applied to solar panels sometime in the next two months. Tariffs have been proposed as high as 35%. The expected deadline for a decision is between January 12th and January 26th. Throughout the industry solar prices … Read more

UPDATED: The APS Deadline is August 31, 2017

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Well, it’s official. The value of solar is about to change, but you still have a chance to get grandfathered. The ACC has voted and approved the APS Rate Review Agreement. It is now confirmed that the final solar grandfathering date is Thursday, August 31, 2017 for completed applications. That means you have TEN DAYS to complete … Read more

Rooftop Solar Military Special: $1000 OFF

At Rooftop Solar, we understand the sacrifice that went into making this country great. Every day we come to work, we see and feel the benefits of the freedoms our service members fought for. To express our gratitude for all you have done for our country, Rooftop Solar would like to offer all active duty, … Read more

Go Solar Before the APS Rate Change

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If you’re thinking about going solar in Arizona, time is of the essence! APS currently has a rate increase submitted to the Arizona Corporate Commission. These changes will dramatically impact APS customers who do not have solar already. APS is seeking an 8% rate hike on residential customers, inducing mandatory demand charges, and significantly reducing … Read more

Going Solar: How to work with your HOA

If you own your home, you are most likely aware of whether or not you belong to an HOA, or Homeowners Association; an organization (usually non-profit) meant to maintain the attractiveness, upkeep, and value of residential communities. In order to do so, each community’s Homeowners Association has a set of bylaws and rules and regulations. When … Read more

Micro-inverters Vs. String Inverters in Hot Climates

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There is a lot of talk out there about how micro-inverters used in hot climates such as Phoenix, AZ, don’t do as well or have higher failure rates than traditional string inverters. We’re going to break down why this is a myth, but first we’ll start off with the basics: The difference between string inverters … Read more

Solar Panels and Snow

Solar Panels and Snow

Our Rooftop Solar San Diego customers may not have to deal with it, but with heavy El Niño snowfall occurring in Flagstaff, Munds Park, and other parts of Northern Arizona, some of you may be wondering how all this snow is going to effect your solar panels and energy output. Since there are likely to be more … Read more

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