Sunny News

Aug
28

The Sun's Path

The Sun’s Path: Winter and Summer in the Northern Hemisphere You may wonder why your solar panels yield different amounts of energy at different times of the year. It might be confusing why one year they produced the most power in, let’s say,… Read More

Aug
19

Diamond Bar Solar Energy

Why Choose Solar Power in Diamond Bar? Diamond Bar’s Rich History The beautiful city of Diamond Bar lies within the boundaries of Los Angeles County and covers 14.89 square miles. Diamond Bar’s original owner, Jose de la Luz, received the land as a… Read More

Aug
16

Get Clean Solar Power in Irvine

Why Choose Solar Power in Irvine? Irvine covers 66.45 miles; it falls 40 miles from the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles and just seven miles from the magnificent Pacific Ocean. It is an ideal location install solar panels. Irvine is Aikyum’s Home Base… Read More

Aug
5

How to Obtain Your SCE Annual Energy Usage

How to Obtain Your SCE Annual Energy Usage In order for us to put together a thorough and accurate solar package proposal for you, we need two things: Your monthly energy usage for the past 12 months (in kWh) Your monthly cost for… Read More

Aug
4

SMA Inverters Give Power Even During a Power Outage!

SMA Inverters Give Power Even During a Power Outage! When there is a power outage in your area, no energy can be delivered to your home because all power grids in the area are essentially shut-off. Even if you have solar panels, your… Read More

Jul
29

NEM 1.0 to 2.0 – Everything You Need to Know About the Transition

NEM 1.0 to 2.0 – Everything You Need to Know About the Transition What is Net Metering? 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… Read More

Jul
19

How High Temperature Affects Your Solar Panel Production

How Temperature Affects Your Solar Production Many people believe that the hotter the weather is outside, the more energy their solar panels will produce. However, this statement is actually false. Temperature and energy production are negatively correlated, meaning that as the temperature rises,… Read More

Jul
18

Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Extended Through 2021

Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Extended Through 2021 What is the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)? The Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) system, implemented by the U.S. government through the Energy Policy Act of 2005, allows you to receive a 30% tax credit… Read More

Jul
14

What to Do If Your Enphase Envoy Monitoring System Stops Communicating

What to Do If Your Enphase Envoy Monitoring System Stops Communicating If your Envoy Monitoring System is having problems communicating, restarting the Envoy device may fix the issue. First, you must confirm that your Wi-Fi password and network service provider have not changed. If… Read More

Jul
14

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

How Long Do Solar Panels Last? Solar panels last 30-40 years, with little to no maintenance required. Typically, solar panels lose about 0.5% of efficiency every year due to depreciation. With this model, after forty years of energy savings, your solar panel system… Read More