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 on your purchase of a solar panel system. In other words, if...READ MORE
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
How to Fill Out Your SCE Net Surplus Compensation (NSC) Form The Net Surplus Compensation (NSC) program allows you to receive compensation for the excess energy that your solar panel system generates. You will receive two forms from Southern California Edison. In...READ MORE
Aikyum Solar Specializes in Gas Station Solar Installations Gas stations can save a lot of money with solar, because solar panels can be placed above the canopy of the station and on top of the store building. However, gas station solar installations can be quite...READ MORE
Understanding Payback Periods With the cost of solar panels decreasing at a rapid rate, there is no better time than now to go solar and save thousands of dollars on energy bills. But a big reason that some people choose not to go solar is that they worry about the...READ MORE
Growth of Solar Energy into the 21st Century Before the new millennium, solar power was mainly for industrial use only. In fact, installing a solar power system for your home was practically unheard of just a few years back. Back in the day, it was cheaper to use...READ MORE
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