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RESIDENTIAL

Take control of your power bills!

Avoid constant rate hikes from the utility company. Lock in lower electricity rates for 20+ years and say goodbye to your old electric bill. A typical solar user can finance a system with nothing down, have a monthly bill that is less than their old PGE Bill and have their system paid off in 12 years.

COMMERCIAL

Your business can break away from high electric bills by switching to solar power!

From nonprofits and government facilities to local businesses, California Solar has been the chosen solar company for commercial solar installations throughout Nevada County. Generous state and federal incentives make commercial solar far more affordable than paying your ever increasing electric bill. Find out how much you could save.

OFF-GRID

Few companies can match our knowledge base when it comes to off-grid solar.

California Solar has been at the forefront of off-grid applications since the beginning. As the industry moves forward, we hold steadfast to designing customized solar solutions, which provide the greatest benefit for our customers.

HOW SOLAR WORKS

• SOLAR PANELS

We can change sunlight directly to electricity using solar cells. Each panel converts sunlight into direct current (DC) electricity. These electrons flow out of the solar panel and into an inverter.

 

• INVERTER

The inverter converts the DC electricity into alternating current (AC) electricity.

 

• UTILITY METER

The meter measures your energy use. Any solar energy that you do not use will go back into the electrical grid through the meter, accumulating credits that offset your electricity use at night.

THE BENEFITS

COMBAT INCREASING ELECTRICITY COSTS

With the cost of electricity rising at an alarming rate, it’s even more important to own your energy production. By investing in solar panels, you can avoid exorbitant increases in your energy bill for years to come.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY MOVEMENT

Solar technology uses the second most abundant element on earth to harness the limitless energy of the sun. By utilizing solar energy, you’re significantly reducing your CO2 emissions and thereby contributing to a healthier environment.

DEPENDABILITY AND RELIABILITY

Solar systems are an extremely reliable source of power, especially when using California Solar. By using SunPower’s technology, your system comes with a 25-year warranty that includes all parts, labor and shipping costs, so there’s nothing to worry about during the lifetime of your system.

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES

Because solar power has so many benefits, the government encourages participation by offering many tax credits, rebates and other incentives.

INCREASED HOME VALUE

Research has shown that for each kilowatt of energy installed, the value of your home increases upwards of $5,000. The average home adds nearly $30,000 of value when going solar.

FINANCING OPTIONS

“Loan, Own or Lease – It’s Up to You!” We offer you all the options to help find the best solution to meet your needs.

LOAN

  • You have a fixed monthly payment often lower than your electric bill
  • Receive the full benefit of the 30% federal tax credit
  • You own your system and all energy produced once your loan is completed
  • Loans can be anywhere from 5-20 years in length
  • No penalties for prepayment for any loan we offer

OWN

  • You purchase your system, locking in your electric rate for 20+ years
  • Receive the full benefit of the 30% federal tax credit
  • Owning your system is the easiest way to maximize your savings
  • Your system will more than pay for itself with your energy savings, generally in less than 8 years
  • Earn a higher ROI than most investments with less risk

LEASE

  • SunPower owns your system.
  • You make fixed monthly payments and utilize the solar energy produced
  • Lock-in your electricity cost for 20 years and avoid rate hikes
  • SunPower is responsible for repairing any issue at no cost to you and reimburses you for any lost production
  • Should you decide to sell your home, SunPower can transfer your lease to the new homeowner.

Ready to take control of your own power savings?