Solar Electricity

First City to Require Solar… Lancaster, CA!

The solar industry continues to build momentum in California and elsewhere. California is already a leading producer of solar technologies in the United States. In fact, it is also one of the biggest solar markets in the entire world. The California Solar Initiative has a goal to create some 3,000 megawatts of new solar electricity..

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Solar and Hydrogen Going Hand in Hand

Solar energy offers the potential for freeing people from use of fossil-based fuels. Today’s photovoltaic cells capture the sun’s energy and converts it to directly to electricity for immediate use or storage in a battery. All without greenhouse emissions. What if you were able to harness the sun’s energy in another way? Like using it to..

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New York Solar Industry Modeling Incentives Mirror California’s

In recent solar news, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his state of the state address an additional $1 billion in funding for solar projects. This is in addition to the NY-Sun Initiative which made PV news in 2012, with 300 megawatts of solar photovoltaic installed or in development. This new funding for NY-Sun also..

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Solar Vineyard Winery

The Solar Vineyard Winery, designed by Michael Jantzen, was created in order to explore the potentials of a large winery and also function as a solar electric generation power plant. It works by utilizing solar electricity produced through a large bank of curved photovoltaic solar cells that are elevated above the winery roof. The Solar..

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Solar Mythbusters

With all the talk of going solar these days we here at So-Cal Solar Inc. thought we would pass along our insightful mythbuster report on going solar.    1. Solar Panels Do Not Work At Night Yes, it is true solar panels do not generate any power in the darkness, but solar frequently generates more..

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2013 Home & Garden Show!

Antelope Valley—So Cal Solar Inc. attended the 2013 Home and Garden Show. Our aim was to bring more solar awareness to the community. With a booth display that could be seen from one end of the room to the next, we pulled out all the stops.  We wowed visitors with our larger than life 70”video..

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