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Solar Eclipse – Solar Monitoring

Posted by YES on August 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

The solar eclipse might be over, but there is still one more place to see its impact. While we in California might have only seen a partial solar eclipse on Monday, that doesn’t mean that we were unaffected. If you have a solar system, check out your monitoring portal and see the drop in production

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Pleasanton Solar Install – American-Made SolarWorld Solar Panels & Enphase Microinverters

Posted by YES on July 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

A solar install in Pleasanton, California. This system consists of 32 SolarWorld 290 Mono Black panels, an all-black panel. SolarWorld panels are manufactured in the USA at Hillsboro, Oregon (located just west of Portland). The system is paired with Enphase microinverters. We expect this system to produce 11,488 kilowatts of electricity in its first year.

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Are more efficient solar panels higher quality?

Posted by YES on June 16, 2017 in LG Mitsubishi Solar Solar Panels SunPower 1 Comment

Different brands of solar panels offer different levels of power output. For example, we sell both SunPower 345 watt panels as well as Mitsubishi 275 watt panels. A common misconception is that because each SunPower panel outputs more electricity, they are of higher quality. In reality, both companies have extensive experience in manufacturing high quality

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San Ramon, CA Solar Install – Mitsubishi Solar Panels & Enphase Microinverters

Posted by YES on March 3, 2017 in Enphase Installs Solar Solar Monitoring

Solar install in San Ramon, California. This system consists of 25 Mitsubishi 270 watt panels and uses Enphase microinverters. We estimate this system to produce 9412 kilowatts in its first year, completely offsetting their electric usage. And so far, actual production is exceeding our projections by over 20%. With Enphase microinverters, there is no single

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Winter Referral Bonus

Posted by YES on March 1, 2017 in Promotions

Got friends interested in going solar? How does $1275 for each referral sound? From now though March 15, we are upping the award – $1275 for each referral that goes solar with Your Energy Solutions. That’s over 4 times greater than our normal award. And for every 4th referral, we’ll throw in a $1000 bonus.

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Pleasanton, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on February 3, 2017 in Installs Solar SolarEdge SunPower

Solar install in Pleasanton, California. This system consists of 22 all-black SunPower 335 watt panels paired with a SolarEdge inverter. Even with shading, we expect this system to produce 10,096 kilowatts of electricity in its first year. On a SolarEdge system, each panel contains an optimizer to individually maximize solar a production on a per-panel

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San Ramon, CA Solar Install

Posted by YES on January 13, 2017 in Installs LG Solar SolarEdge

Solar install in San Ramon, California. System consults of 22 all-black LG 300 panels with a SolarEdge inverter. We estimated this system to produce 8273 kilowatts in its first year. So far, production is exceeding our expectations by over 10%. With Net Metering with the electric company, extra solar production during the day offsets the

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PG&E NEM 2 vs NEM 1

Posted by YES on December 21, 2016 in Net Metering PG&E Solar

PG&E’s NEM 2 took effect for new solar interconnection applications completed on or after December 16, 2016. For PG&E to consider an application complete, it requires the solar system to pass the City’s final inspection. A copy of the signed Permit must be included with the application. NEM 2 activated when 5% of electricity being generated

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NEM 2 – How it affects NEM 1 residential solar customers

Posted by YES on December 16, 2016 in Net Metering PG&E Solar 2 Comments

For interconnected solar systems within PG&E territory, NEM 1 reached its cap on December 15. The successor program, NEM 2, launched today. Under the new interconnection agreement, customers interconnecting new solar systems are now required to be on time-of-use rate plans and pay some extra taxes and fees. Customers interconnected on December 15, 2016 or earlier will remain on NEM 1. However,

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In San Francisco or Oakland? Solar Net Metering may not be possible.

Posted by YES on December 12, 2016 in PG&E

Live in San Francisco or Oakland? Before shopping for solar, call PG&E and ask if you are in a “secondary network”. If your home or business is in one of these networks, solar interconnection and net metering are not possible. Secondary Networks Explained Most of PG&E’s territory use radial networks, where there is one path

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