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The California Renewable Energy Movement

The California Renewable Energy Movement

Clean energy is disrupting the traditional energy market along with California’s commitment to getting all of its energy from climate-friendly sources by 2045.

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Former Facebook Home Continues Spirit of Innovation with Solar Power

Former Facebook Home Continues Spirit of Innovation with Solar Power

Bright Planet Consulting got to take in a little part of the Bay Area’s history concerning the tech giant, Mark Zuckerberg.

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Preferred Partner Spotlight: Energy Service Partners

Preferred Partner Spotlight: Energy Service Partners

Making the switch to solar power may seem complicated, especially if you’re completely unfamiliar with how the technology works or how it can be best suited to your home. But hiring a professional solar consultant you can trust is the first step to taking the guesswork out of going solar.

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and the Benefits

3 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and the Benefits

If you're looking to make a positive change in your world, you can start by thinking about your carbon footprint. In fact, there are some real-world solutions for ways to reduce your carbon footprint, plus many benefits which include big money savings!

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Planned PG&E Blackouts and Your Freedom

Planned PG&E Blackouts and Your Freedom

The planned PG&E blackouts are coming soon, and many California residents are completely unaware of it. Being dependent on the power grid means you are at the mercy of power companies, and that's no way to live.

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Does Going Solar Really Improve Your Home’s Property Value?

Does Going Solar Really Improve Your Home’s Property Value?

Installing solar panels can dramatically improve the resale value of your home and ensure your property spends less time on the market simply because Future buyers know they can benefit from guaranteed savings.

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What’s the Difference Between Solar Loans, Solar Leases and PPA's?

What’s the Difference Between Solar Loans, Solar Leases and PPA's?

There are many different ways to finance a solar photovoltaic (PV) installation. As a homeowner, you may feel overwhelmed by some of the confusing information out there, but it’s important you understand how each financing option works.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Solar Panels?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Solar Panels?

Solar energy obviously reduces your monthly utility bills and your carbon footprint. There are many advantages (and even disadvantages) to consider installing solar panels.

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California Wildfires, PG&E Bankruptcy, and the Promise of Solar Power

California Wildfires, PG&E Bankruptcy, and the Promise of Solar Power

In the wake of PG&E's bankruptcy filings, we’ve started receiving questions about how this could impact electricity bills moving forward. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t encouraging.

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[Free Solar Buying Guide] 2 Sneaky Secrets Hiding In Your Low-Priced Solar Quote

[Free Solar Buying Guide] 2 Sneaky Secrets Hiding In Your Low-Priced Solar Quote

The residential solar market is more competitive than ever - especially with the ability to control utility bills and reduce your carbon footprint. Download our free solar buying guide to help you avoid under or over priced solar quotes.

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Hurry Before the 30% Federal Solar Tax Credit Expires

Hurry Before the 30% Federal Solar Tax Credit Expires

A number of government incentives exist and are designed to speed up this transition to a greener and more sustainable future. One of the most popular subsidies is the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC).

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How Bay Area Solar Rebates Help Make Sunshine Even More Profitable

How Bay Area Solar Rebates Help Make Sunshine Even More Profitable

Since 2010, the cost of installing solar has fallen by more than 70%. But how can Bay Area residents make going solar even more affordable?

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Are Solar Panels Worth the Investment in California?

Are Solar Panels Worth the Investment in California?

Going solar is a hefty investment for many California homeowners. You want the benefits of installing solar, but you feel that you're unable to afford it. In this post, we explore if solar panels are worth the investment for you.

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Best Solar Panels for Home Use in the Bay Area

Best Solar Panels for Home Use in the Bay Area

If you’re like most Bay Area homeowners, you already know that going solar can save you money. But despite these potential savings, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with solar panel options.

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Power My Home?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Power My Home?

You already know that going solar can save money on your electricity bills. But how many panels do you actually need for your home now and for the future?

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Leasing vs Buying Solar Panels for Your Home

Leasing vs Buying Solar Panels for Your Home

One of the questions we receive most often is whether it’s better to buy solar panels or lease them instead. However, there is no clear-cut answer.

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It was great working with team Bright Planet, Paul did a great job explaining all the details and not too pushy, the follow up with other teams was excellent. Thank you for the great service.
Martin G.
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San Jose