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Solar Utility Bill

How do different utility rates affect the finances of going solar?

How Time of Use Rates Work

What do the prices of movie tickets to Hollywood’s latest blockbuster and the cost of energy in California have in common? First, in most theaters, you will find that ticket prices change based on the time of day you want to see your show. This is similar to energy rates in California, where the cost of electricity varies based on the ti…

Samuel AdeyemoSamuel Adeyemo

How Much is Solar Energy Worth? Understanding Solar Compensation Under Net Energy Metering and Feed-in Tariffs

There are many benefits of installing a solar project – but a major one for many people is that generating your own solar energy can save you money on your utility bills. In order to understand the cost savings that your solar project will provide over time, it is critical to understand the policies that determine how much your solar ener…

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How to Size a PV System from an Electricity Bill

Sizing a PV System from an Electricity Bill An electricity bill typically reveals information about a residential or commercial customer’s total monthly energy consumption. From this value alone, it is possible to approximate the required size of a PV system that offsets monthly energy usage. Take a hypothetical monthly energy consumpt…

Christian BrownChristian Brown