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Blog Posts in 2017

  • Going Solar? Learn How To Pay For Your System - Buy, Lease, or PPA

    As much as you might want to, you can’t go solar overnight. However some companies make it seem you can, offering simple-sounding options to pay for the system. Since going solar is a long-term investment, I thought I’d lay out the three different methods typically offered, so you can be informed when you sit down with a salesperson. Photo above: Ian Harck, Solar Design Consultant with clients at ...
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  • Seasons and Solar Energy

    SunPower® by Alternative Energy Systems serves the North Valley region of California, known for its hot summers and unpredictable winters. Despite the fact this part of the state typically enjoys mostly sunny days, you may want to know how solar systems respond to the rest of the region’s seasons. A common misconception involves the belief that winter weather makes it harder to collect energy with ...
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