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By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 27, 2016
How Solar Energy Functions in San Diego, CA

The sun has the power to generate enough electricity to keep your home sufficiently powered with the help of some essential technology. If you’re considering embracing solar power as your primary source of electricity, understanding how it works can help you determine how much of a smart investment it may be for you. Solar Panels The sun’s energy is converted into usable electricity through the use of solar panels. Panels can be placed on the ground if your roof isn’t able to safely support the weight. The most common type of residential panels consist of photovoltaic (PV) cells. Inverter This…

How Solar Energy Functions in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 25, 2016
Best Tweets Regaridng Pro-Solar in San Diego, CA

Harnessing the power of the sun has many potential benefits. While solar energy will require an initial investment, it’s one that can easily pay for itself over time. Making the case for going solar does, however, take some convincing. This is more effective when delivered in the form of short, direct pro-solar messages via Twitter. Below are the top 10 tweets about solar energy. 1. “Africa and Australia have the greatest solar energy potential in the world.” – Dulas Ltd. 2. “Canada just made history, putting a price on carbon. It’s a big step for transitioning the world to solar…

Best Tweets Regaridng Pro-Solar in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 21, 2016
How to Know What Questions to Ask to Your Solar Company in San Diego, CA

Installing solar panels for your home is an excellent choice for many homeowners. But it’s a big decision and not one most people enter into lightly. Put your mind at ease by asking your solar company these questions before you sign on the dotted line.  Am I a Good Candidate for Solar Panels? Chances are, most companies are going to say, “Yes, of course!” But it’s important to pay attention to the why. A company should be able to explain why your home can support solar panels and estimate how much energy you’ll be able to generate, and in turn…

How to Know What Questions to Ask to Your Solar Company in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 19, 2016
Ways in Which Solar Enery is Harnessed in San Diego, CA

You’ve decided to get residential solar panels for your home and you know during the day they will create energy you’ll use to power your home. But what happens when the sun goes down? Read on to find out how the solar power harnessed during the day is stored.  Although solar panels don’t produce much energy on cloudy days or during the nighttime, the energy they produce during the day can be stored in a rechargeable battery. The panels charge the battery during the day, and then at night the energy in the battery can be used. The battery is…

Ways in Which Solar Enery is Harnessed in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 17, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About The Solar Powered Plane in San Diego, CA

While you were busy lying out, CES Solar San Diego was watching the Solar Impulse 2, the first solar powered airplane to complete a flight around the world. The plane itself is equipped with more than 17,000 solar cells on the wings, which are wider than those of a Boeing 747.  The journey began in March 2015 in Abu Dhabi, crossed the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, and didn’t use a drop of fossil fuel during the more than 23 days it spent in the air. During the trip, the plane made stops all around the globe in cities including…

Everything You Need to Know About The Solar Powered Plane in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 13, 2016
What To Follow Before Istalling Solar Panels in San Diego, CA

San Diego solar panels will save the average homeowner about $50 a month in utility costs. While this is definitely a good thing, enjoying such savings involves more than simply placing panels on your roof. There are some other equally important considerations. Determine If Your Roof Can Handle Panels Solar panels weigh about 23 pounds each, although the total weight will be evenly distributed. Most new roofs are designed to support this additional weight. If you have an older roof, have it inspected first to make sure it can handle the pressure. Conduct an Energy Audit Solar panels for homes…

What To Follow Before Istalling Solar Panels in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 11, 2016
Ways for Acquiring Solar Panels in San Diego, CA

More and more homeowners are choosing to install solar panels for homes to save money on their monthly energy costs but also in an effort to be more environmentally conscious. While getting solar panels is a great choice for most homeowners, not all homeowners are sure of how to cover the cost. Here we breakdown the differences between buying the panels outright, financing the solar panels, or simply leasing them for a period of time.  Buying Buying solar panels is ideal for homeowners who plan to live in their homes long-term or sell within the 20 or so year lifespan…

Ways for Acquiring Solar Panels in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 7, 2016
List of Factors To Identify In a Solar Company in San Diego, CA

Installing a residential solar system is a great way to save money and reduce your environmental footprint. Since those panels will likely be on your roof for many years to come, you want to make sure you pick the right installation company. Look for the following things. 1. Reviews and Client Recommendations Start by asking neighbors, family, friends, and coworkers if they have any personal recommendations. If they have solar panels too, ask how they enjoyed working with the company they selected. You can also look up reviews online to see which companies have satisfactory reviews and which have multiple…

List of Factors To Identify In a Solar Company in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 5, 2016
How Solar Technology Works in San Diego, CA

Harnessing the power of the sun has been a goal for humans since the days of ancient Egypt. It’s only been within the past several decades, however, that solar energy collection and distribution has evolved to the point where it’s practical and accessible. Solar energy is available in different forms, with each technology having its own unique characteristics and advantages. Here’s a breakdown of the types of solar energy technology, presented by CES Solar San Diego. Solar Photovoltaics (Solar Panels) Based on a technology first discovered in 1839, solar panels are instantly identified with solar power. In 1941, engineer Russell…

How Solar Technology Works in San Diego, CA
By Coast Energy Solution, 9:00 am on October 3, 2016
How Solar Energy Can Benefit Your Community in San Diego, CA

The obvious answer is to save money, of course. But there many more incentives to installing solar panels than just the immediate savings. If you’re wondering what other reasons there are to get residential solar panels installed, this list is for you.  1. Reduce the Country’s Carbon Footprint Installing solar panels goes beyond going green on an individual level. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory believes solar energy will play an important role in helping the country lower its total carbon emissions and meet the reduction requirements imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which calls for all power…

How Solar Energy Can Benefit Your Community in San Diego, CA