Happy New (Solar) Year

The sun has set on 2019. You’ve put your 2020 goals to paper (or more realistically, to iPhone Notes app)—and one of them is to become energy independent.  Here are our top three reasons to go solar in 2020: Tax credit. 26% isn’t too shabby. In fact, on an average...

You can’t beat solar. Just ask our customers.

From easy home visits to quick installations and reduced electricity bills, our customers are over the sun about their new solar power systems. The results they see after making the switch are fast and tangible. Here’s what some of our most recent clients have had to...
, The Original Silicon Valley- Part 1

How to Avoid PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff Program

“Power companies have two jobs: Keep the lights on and don’t kill your customers. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. of Northern California flunks on both counts.” This opinion column’s opening line sums up how many Bay Area residents feel about PG&E after we were...
, The Original Silicon Valley- Part 1

Take Back Your Power From PG&E.

    If you’re reading this, you may be one of the hundreds of thousands of customers who recently had their power shut off by PG&E—twice. So much for those freezer items.  Don’t worry though. It’s not all lights out. Synergy Power has your solution:...
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The Silver Lining to PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff Program

We put up with a lot as Bay Area residents. We know that California has sky-high tax rates and that the cost of living is ludicrous. We know the Big One will hit one day.  Each day we deal with more and more traffic. No longer is it just on the highways, now we face...

PG&E’s “Lights Out” Stunt- HashtagRUJoking?

“It’s not because we’re bad at our job or anything. This is for your safety. We’re doing this for you. This has nothing whatsoever to do with our ineptitude.” Ok. “The dog ate my homework” seemed worth a try at the time. So...
, The Original Silicon Valley- Part 1

3 Reasons Why You Should Go Solar NOW

If you’ve been considering solar, you should know that time is running out to maximize your incentives for 2019. Your new system must be INSTALLED and operational before year-end, and we only have a few remaining slots on our calendar. Call 866-202-6737 NOW to...

Solardough Bread

The Original Silicon Valley- Part II We crossed the threshold from simple to infantile in our ‘Earth Science by a Dummy’ segment last week. The point was proffered that silicon, a primary component of semiconductors, is basically sand. Super fancy stuff is made out of...

A Tale of Two Utilities- Rich Mann, Paul Mann

                                                                                                                      It is the best of times (if you have solar), it is the worst of times (if you don’t). Here’s a bedtime story we think you’d like to wake up to: Rich...

The Original Silicon Valley- Part 1

San Francisco’s South Bay- Many of the world’s phattest (we’re including East Bay here) tech corporations & most intriguing startups are here. A third of all venture capital investors in the US come here to prospect, if Wikipedia is to be trusted on such stats....