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How to Choose a Solar Installer: Part 2

Last week we wrote about how to choose a trusted solar contractor by checking professional credentials, customer references and online reviews. This week’s article will go over the importance of hiring a company that focuses on solar installation in addition to seeking out trained solar professionals and quality products. Every few years, we see an […]

How to Choose a Solar Installer: Part 1

Once you have decided to go solar, it’s time to choose who will install the solar system. With hundreds of solar installers and contractors in Southern California alone, it can seem pretty overwhelming. By properly researching your solar contractor, you can ensure that you will receive a quality installation and your system will produce the […]

Central Inverter vs. Micro-Inverters: Which One is Better?

Solar photovoltaic panels generate DC (Direct Current) electricity. However, almost every household and business in Southern California uses AC (Alternating Current) electricity. A solar inverter changes DC power to AC power so it can provide electricity that is suitable for use in your home or business. Also, this conversion allows you to “backfeed” electricity to […]

Our Chevy Volt Runs On Solar Energy

We’d like to take a moment to introduce the newest member of the AMECO Solar team…our Chevy Volt! The bright and bold design — done by Iconography Studios over in Los Alamitos — highlights the fact that our brand new electric car is powered by solar energy. Each evening, we plug in the electric car […]

Solar Industry Magazine: Frustrated Installers Say Permitting Holds Back The U.S. Solar Market

More than one-third of U.S. solar installers believe that permitting requirements are limiting market growth, according to a new nationwide study conducted by Clean Power Finance. The study, which the company says is the largest of its kind to date, provides quantifiable evidence of the negative effects that complex permitting regulations have on U.S. solar installers […]

County Launches Solar Map Upgrade; LA County Solar Map and Green Planning Tool

New features include upgraded calculator with cost benefit analysis, and the addition of solar hot water and efficiency projects.  Mobile access to solar information is also added. (Los Angeles, Oct. 17, 2012) – Los Angeles County and Energy Upgrade California are pleased to announce the launch of the LA County Solar Map and Green Planning Tool, http://solarmap.lacounty.gov, […]

Why AMECO Solar Stands Out From The Crowd – The Facts

Originally organized as Link & Sun Solar Co., AMECO Solar specializes in solar system services including design, installation and repair. As a licensed energy auditor (# 4181), we can provide a feasibility study that encompasses solar and details the complete energy picture for an entire facility. As a licensed solar contractor (# 483280), we do […]