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Top Tip: Don’t Water Your Solar Garden

If you’ve made it to our blog, you’re probably familiar with the benefits of going solar: lower electricity bills, zero-emissions power generation, and minimal fossil fuel dependence, to name a few. You want to plaster your residence with solar panels, there’s only one issue - you live in an apartment. Or you’re in a home, but the roof is north-facing. Or cutting down your shade trees to install solar strikes you as counterintuitive (it is)....
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Virtual Net Metering: The Final Frontier

"It's like net metering, but virtual" says OC Blogger [Danny the (Solar) Manatee]. In last week's post, we discussed some great solar legislation currently awaiting the governor's signature.  While discussing SB 43 #CommunitySolarBill, we mentioned the CPUC's Virtual Net Metering (VNM).  California's VNM laid the groundwork for SB 43’s passage.  With VNM, tenants receive net energy metering credits for solar energy systems that aren’t physically...
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