Shannon Higgins

August 10, 2018

5 Tips to Make Your Closet More Sustainable

When I think of sustainability and being environmentally-friendly, I admittedly exclude my wardrobe from the areas I try to reduce my carbon..

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Kyle Ritland

July 30, 2018

How to Save Big on Demand-Based Plans – No Battery Required

What if I told you there was an innovative way to extract sizable savings from demand-based rate plans without the expense of a battery? Not only..

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Shannon Higgins

July 23, 2018

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

One of the most common questions we hear is, “How long do solar panels last?” After all, going solar is a big investment that should be analyzed..

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Kyle Ritland

July 9, 2018

4 Reasons to Go Solar Before September's APS Vote!

When the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted to approve the APS rate case last year, solar customers who were able to lock in their solar..

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Kyle Ritland

June 27, 2018

Three Big Things You Should Know About Residential Battery Storage

Residential batteries are all the rage in solar right now. After all, adding energy storage can dramatically expand the effectiveness of a..

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Shannon Higgins

June 18, 2018

6 Tips to Help You Save on Your Summer Electric Bills

It’s that time again here in Arizona where the skies are beautifully sunny and blue, but also bring with them expensive electric bills. This time..

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Shannon Higgins

May 29, 2018

Is My Home Suitable for Solar?

When researching solar for your home, one of the first questions that might come to mind is whether or not your house is actually suitable for..

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Shannon Higgins

May 17, 2018

Sun Valley Solar on The Home Hunter

The solar landscape in Arizona is always changing, which can sometimes lead to confusion, or propel common misconceptions like "Solar is dead in..

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Kyle Ritland

May 9, 2018

Okay, Can We Just Brag a Little?

I know, it's not really our style. We honestly try to keep this blog informative and educational, but when you work with some of the best talent..

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Kyle Ritland

May 3, 2018

Five Reasons Batteries Are This Summer’s Hottest Deal in Solar

For many years, batteries have been considered the final step in the welcome migration away from the grid. And rightly so, since batteries..

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Shannon Higgins

April 17, 2018

Critical 2018 Deadlines for Maximizing Your Solar ROI

It seems like we just passed some important solar deadlines, like those associated with the APS Rate Case last year and the ones involving the..

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Shannon Higgins

April 11, 2018

SRP Customer Saves Thousands with Innovative Solution from Sun Valley Solar

When SRP customer JB Bassett first started researching solar, it was right around the time SRP was changing over to the controversial E-27..

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Shannon Higgins

April 2, 2018

5 Easy Steps to Solar Panel Installation

From saving on your electric bills to helping reduce your carbon footprint, installing solar on your home comes with many appealing benefits...

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Shannon Higgins

March 27, 2018

4 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Go Solar

In the last few years, there have been great strides made in panel and manufacturing efficiencies. Major decreases in cost, along with increases..

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Shannon Higgins

March 19, 2018

3 Solar Incentives to Take Advantage of Before They’re Gone

April is just around the corner, which means it’s time to stop procrastinating and finally file away our taxes. While no one (to our knowledge)..

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Shannon Higgins

March 13, 2018

What Is Clean Coal and How Does Solar Beat It?

You might’ve heard some talk about clean coal in recent news and politics. On the surface, it sounds like a promising solution to our climate..

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Kyle Ritland

March 6, 2018

[Video] Quick Guide to Turning Your Solar Energy System On and Off

One of the most common questions we receive from solar customers, or customers who are considering adding solar to their home, is “How do I turn..

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Shannon Higgins

February 28, 2018

Should I Buyout My Solar Lease or Stay in it to Term?

So you’ve been enjoying producing your own clean energy through your leased solar system for a good couple of years now and might be presented the..

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Kyle Ritland

February 15, 2018

In a Post-Tariff World, Five Ways Solar is Still Key to Big Savings

Since President Trump imposed a tariff on solar panels imported from outside the U.S., we’ve received many questions about how this tariff might..

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Shannon Higgins

February 8, 2018

Four Interesting Facts About Solar in Arizona

Solar technology has been a catalyst for energy innovation since the 1800s when scientists first discovered that displacing electrons with light..

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