Questions About Solar

Frequently Asked Questions About Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal (Hot Water) Systems Q: What is photovoltaics (solar electricity) or "PV"? A: What do we mean by photovoltaics? The word itself helps to explain how photovoltaic (PV) or solar electric technologies work. First used in about 1890, the word has two parts: photo, a stem derived from the [...]

2016-10-18T13:27:40-07:00June 24th, 2013|Solar Info|

Net Energy Metering in California

Net Energy Metering in California Net energy metering, or "NEM", is a special billing arrangement that provides credit to customers with solar PV systems for the full retail value of the electricity their system generates. Under NEM, the customer's electric meter keeps track of how much electricity is consumed by the customer, and how much [...]

2016-10-18T13:27:40-07:00June 2nd, 2013|Solar Info|