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Do I Need To Pay Upfront For Solar

I. Introduction The Benefits, Preparing & Planning, Paying & Cost, Solar Installation Paying upfront for solar energy is an increasingly popular option for homeowners. Although the up-front costs may seem steep, the long-term savings on energy bills can be significant, making it an attractive choice for those who are committed to using renewable energy. This …

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Solar Power Calculator & Solar Panels For House

In an era where environmental sustainability is at the forefront of global conversations, harnessing the power of the sun through solar energy has become a beacon of hope for a greener future. One company that stands out in the solar industry is PepSolar, a trailblazer committed to providing cutting-edge solar solutions for residential use. In …

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Comprehensive Guide to Solar Incentives in Arizona

In the sun-drenched landscape of Arizona, where sunshine is abundant year-round, harnessing solar energy isn’t just an eco-friendly choice; it’s a smart financial decision. With a range of incentives and programs available, homeowners and businesses alike can take advantage of Arizona’s solar potential while enjoying substantial savings and contributing to a cleaner, greener future. In …

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Investment in Solar Energy: Unveiling the Bright Future with PEP Solar

In an era where sustainable and renewable energy solutions are gaining paramount importance, investing in solar energy has emerged as a lucrative opportunity. PEP Solar, a leading player in the renewable energy sector, offers a gateway for individuals and organizations to contribute to a cleaner, greener future while enjoying the financial benefits of solar energy …

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Commercial Solar Installation with PEP Solar

In an era where sustainability and cost-effectiveness are paramount considerations for businesses, the shift towards renewable energy sources like solar power has become increasingly imperative. Among the myriad benefits, commercial solar installations stand out as a beacon of environmental responsibility and financial prudence. As companies endeavor to reduce their carbon footprint and enhance their bottom …

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Arizona Free Solar Program: How to Apply for Free Solar Panels from the Government

In the arid landscape of Arizona, where the sun reigns supreme, harnessing solar in Arizona has become not just a choice but a sustainable necessity. As the demand for renewable energy solutions continues to rise, PepSolar emerges as a beacon of innovation, offering a range of programs that enable residents to acquire free solar panels …

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Solar Energy Positives: Effects & Impact on Environment

In an era marked by a growing global awareness of environmental issues, companies like PepSolar are leading the charge toward sustainable practices, with a particular focus on harnessing the sun’s energy. As the demand for clean and renewable energy sources continues to rise, solar power emerges as a beacon of hope, offering numerous positives for …

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Most Efficient Solar Panels by PepSolar

In the rapidly evolving landscape of renewable energy, PepSolar stands out as an industry leader, consistently pushing the boundaries of efficiency and innovation. With a focus on sustainability and cutting-edge technology, PepSolar has become synonymous with the most efficient solar panels on the market. PEP Solar harnesses the power of sunlight for a brighter future. …

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How to Select a Solar System with Battery Backup

“Harnessing the sun’s potential as usable energy for your home” As climate change is making extreme weather a more frequent occurrence, homeowners are seeking ways to keep the lights on when the grid goes down. Particularly in the West, where we have wildfire-induced brownouts, rolling blackouts, and Public Safety Power Shutoffs, the potential for outages …

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The Future of Solar Energy: Introducing the Tesla Powerwall 3

Introduction: In September 2023, Tesla unveiled the highly anticipated Powerwall 3, marking a significant step forward in solar and battery energy storage systems. This all-in-one solution offers impressive power and scalability for homeowners looking to embrace clean energy. In this blog post, we will delve into the key features and advancements of the Powerwall 3, …

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Free Solar Panels in Arizona: Installation & Government Program

In the land of endless sunshine, harnessing solar power isn’t just a sustainable choice; it’s a smart one. Arizona’s abundant sunlight makes it an ideal location for solar energy systems. With rising concerns about climate change and energy costs, many residents are eager to make the switch to solar power. But what if you could …

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KWH vs KW: What is the Difference Between Kilowatt and Kilowatt Hour

In the realm of solar energy, where every watt counts, understanding the distinction between kW (kilowatt) and kWh (kilowatt-hour) is crucial. PEP Solar, a leading name in solar technology, aims to shed light on this often-confusing subject to empower consumers to make informed decisions about their solar investments. PEP Solar: Illuminating Arizona with sustainable energy …

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Seven Tips to Avoid Door-to-Door Solar Sales Scams

How To Spot A Solar Sales Scam As a consumer, it’s important to be vigilant and aware of potential energy scams. One common tactic is a well-dressed person with a badge claiming to be a representative of your energy company. However, mistakes in identifying scams can cost thousands of dollars and result in time-consuming efforts …

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EV Bidirectional Chargers: The New Wallbox Quasar 2

Inflation, rising utility bills, and $5.00 premium gasoline are contributing to the popularity of residential solar energy and a doubling of EV sales in the U.S. in Q1, 2022. The invasion of Ukraine, the pandemic, and climate-related extreme events have conspired to increase energy and fuel costs, causing drivers’ frustration at the pump and homeowner’s …

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The US Power Grid Needs Solar to Survive

In the last six years, power outages were more than double what they were in the six years prior – and power systems across the U.S. have collapsed during a multitude of natural disasters and weather events (Reuters). Yet, as our population grows and extreme weather becomes increasingly common, the demands on the power grid …

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How Do Solar Panels Help Power A Smart Home?

Solar panels are an excellent way to lower your carbon footprint while saving money. In addition to their cost-effectiveness, solar panels are reliable. However, homeowners’ most common question is, “can solar panels power a whole house?” This article will explain the multiple ways in which solar panels can power an entire smart home. You should …

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Is It Cheaper To Have A Solar Powered House

According to the EPA, solar energy is the most rapid-growing renewable energy source in the US. The system allows you to generate your solar power during the day rather than use electricity from the grid at night or pay a hefty bill in the summer. PEP Solar is Texas and Arizona’s most trusted team of …

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Can You Install Your Own Tesla Powerwall?

You might be asking yourself if it’s possible to install your own Tesla Powerwall. According to Tesla, installing a Powerwall should be done by certified Tesla Energy installers since it involves high voltage electricity. Tesla in Arizona demands that you be present at your home on the day of the installation to allow the installers …

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How To Maximize The Life Of A Powerwall

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Can Enphase Battery Be Installed Outside

Are you considering the Enphase solar battery? If so, having a clear explanation of all the features and benefits of the Enphase battery backup and its requirements and installation specifications is essential in making the right choice for your home or business. In this guide, we will address one of the most frequently asked questions …

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Can Enphase Battery Be Used Off Grid?

Are you weighing your options for solar batteries? If so, you’ve probably come across the Enphase battery. But exactly what are the capabilities of the Enphase battery, and can it be used off-grid? We will break down those and other vital answers in this handy guide. Enphase Off-Grid Capabilities One of the most commonly-asked questions …

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AC vs. DC Solar Battery Coupling: Which One Is Right for You?

With a growing number of home and business owners turning to solar for their energy needs, there’s been an increasing demand for effective energy storage options – and the industry’s top innovators have readily delivered. Now, solar batteries are growing in popularity as a smart strategy to maximize the benefits of solar energy. With a …

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5 Ways Solar Positively Impacts the Environment

In just about every conversation about the benefits of solar panels, reduced energy costs get plenty of attention – but what about the environmental impact of solar energy? There are many reasons to make the switch to solar, and your motivations might run the gamut from lowering your electricity bills to breaking free from the …

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Key Things to Know About the Commercial Solar Installation Process

A solar energy solution can be a savvy financial investment for your business and a major asset for virtually any commercial property. Not only can you significantly reduce your electricity costs, but you’ll also be demonstrating a solid commitment to sustainability – and joining the ranks of many hugely successful businesses that have done the …

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SRP Preferred Solar Installer

SRP (Salt River Project), a not-for-profit company, has been providing energy to central Arizona residents for over a century. As sustainable solar power has grown in popularity, SRP has embraced this clean energy by offering programs tailored to residential solar owners. SRP provides resources to homeowners considering a solar system such as: Their Residential Solar …

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Solar Air Conditioning For Home Or Office

You’ve noticed the wave of shiny solar panels appearing on the homes throughout your neighborhood. And although most people are not thinking about installing solar right now as COVID-19 has them focused on the immediate needs of their family, you can’t help but wonder if you’re missing out on savings, potential rebates, and the security …

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Brownouts Versus Blackouts: What You Need To Know!

We in the Southwest are learning some painful lessons in 2020. We sheltered in place when the coronavirus first arrived in the U.S., and when we attempted to reopen, there was a massive resurgence of the pandemic. There has been unprecedented civil unrest with a record number of consecutive days with protests. The Bush wildfire …

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What are Public Safety Power Shutoffs? (PSPS)

Do You Remember Receiving this Notification or a Similar Notification from Your Electric Utility? For public safety, it may be necessary for us to turn off electricity when gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with heightened fire risk, are forecasted. This is called a “Public Safety Power Shutoff” or “PSPS.” While customers in high fire-threat …

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Sizing Your Solar Electric System

Considerations and Variable in Sizing Your Home Solar Electric System – What You Need to Know In this “What You Need to Know” article, we will detail the myriad benefits of home solar and provide you with a comprehensive list of variables you need to consider when sizing your system. We acknowledge in this opening …

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Why Depend on PEP Solar?

Founded 1978 Phoenix Energy Products We’re Phoenix Energy Products™, LLC, doing business as PEP Solar in Phoenix, AZ. In business since 1978, we are a privately owned, Arizona-based company dedicated to providing our customers and neighbors with advanced solar energy product solutions to meet your energy requirements. In this article, we will review the top …

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NeoCharge – Home EV Charging Solution

You’ve done your due diligence. You understand that going solar is a wise investment that will reduce or eliminate your energy expenditures, protect you from future rising utility rates, and increase your home’s value. You also know that operating an EV is significantly less expensive than a gas-powered vehicle. You’re socially aware and understand that …

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Next Gen Solar Panels – the Newest Technology

Solar panel technology has come a long way since the French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect in 1839. The next breakthrough was in 1873 when Willoughby Smith found that selenium could function as a photoconductor. A short three years later, in 1876, William Grylls Adams and Richard Evans Day applied the photovoltaic principle …

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Improving Your Home Air Quality with QuietCool

What Howie, Donald, Michael, Cameron, and Howard Had in Common Howie Mandel is perhaps the person most noted for his Mysophobia (fear of dirt and germs). He refuses to shake hands, unless he’s wearing gloves, and even shaves his head to feel cleaner. Donald Trump was also known to avoid shaking hands (pre-Presidency), and still …

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Powering The Possibilities™: Now Offering Tesla PowerWall

PEP Solar Installing Off-Grid Solar PV Since 1981 We know you want options when it comes to solar battery backup systems. You want the ability to power what’s most important to you, to customize your battery backup system to fit your energy needs in today’s uncertain world, from a company that’s proven install, design, and …

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How Texans Fell in Love with Panels for Power

  Although Texas is by far, the largest oil-producing state in the U.S., Texans seem to have fallen in love with solar panels for solar power Texas. Although Texas was a tad behind the curve relative to solar installations until recently, today, they are fourth in the country behind only California, Arizona, and North Carolina. …

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How Solar Impacts Home Resale Value

Homeowners “go solar” for a variety of reasons. There are economic considerations such as reducing or eliminating energy expenditures, protection from future rising energy costs, and getting a great return on investment. Then there are more socially aware reasons for going green, reducing your carbon footprint, protecting the environment, consuming sustainable energy, and reducing dependence …

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Residential Solar: Power Your Home Office With PEP Solar (Part 2)

With so many working from home or scheduled now to work from home indefinitely, our homes were never really set up to be lived in 100% of the day.  And, the idea of working from home while turning up the air just adds to another thing reducing your income exponentially.  Don’t sweat it out, it’s …

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Residential Solar: Power Your Home Office With PEP Solar (Part 1)

With so many working from home or scheduled now to work from home indefinitely, our homes were never really set up to be lived in 100% of the day.  And, the idea of working from home while turning up the air just adds to another thing reducing your income exponentially.  Don’t sweat it out, it’s …

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Enphase Ensemble: What Can A Solar Battery Do For Me?

There are many battery types and PEP Solar is certified in 6 different batteries.  We are going to be talking about one of our most advanced solar batteries called Ensemble. What does the Enphase Ensemble mean for Residential Solar? Imagine for a moment that you are the proud owner of a residential, grid-tied solar energy …

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50th Year Earth Day

22 April is Earth Day. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading around the world and dominating news headlines, thoughts, and attention, the need to take climate action has remained as urgent as ever.   Earth Day is not just the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but also the anniversary of the signing of the Paris …

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EV Level 2 Chargers from PEP Solar

Charge Forward Faster With Level 2 Charging Are you purchasing a new electric car or want to charge your electric car at home faster?  PEP Solar can reduce your charge time at home from 11 hours to 6 hours with a Level 2 charger.  Our Level 2 chargers are programmable to automatically charge at the …

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Solar Shade Structure

Now You Have The Flexibility To Build On The Roof Or Off The Roof Solar! In a word, superior.  We represent Quality and Value. We are the oldest residential solar installers in America, with 42 years of the industry’s award-winning install design. PEP Solar has built our reputation in the industry by taking on difficult …

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SRP Solar Battery “Rebate” Research Program

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Introducing Solar Skin

Solar Skin For Your Solar Panels USA Flag or Roof Blending To Match Your Roof – Ideas are Endless Installing solar panels has quickly become one of the smartest ways to save on energy costs and minimize your environmental impact – but did you know that there’s a way to take your solar panels to …

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Solar Leasing and PPAs: Beware Predatory Practices

As a writer in the solar energy space, I spend a significant amount of time reading and researching things related to the industry. As a result, my email accounts and my iPad are blowing up with ads such as: “Zero Down Solar Panels “ “Install Your Solar System for Free – No Upfront Costs” “Arizona …

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Climate Change – The Fight of Our Generation

Who better to research and write an article about global warming and climate change than a skeptic? When approached to write this article, my client-related a recent conversation with a customer, someone he considered highly intelligent, who made the following statement, “You can’t say Climate Change is real because we have only been testing for …

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Commercial Solar Installations: Why Businesses Are Going Solar

In a recent report by SEIA, a number of Fortune 500 companies in the United States have joined the renewable energy movement. ...

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2019: The Time to Go Solar is NOW

The Solar Tax Credit (ITC) will be reduced by 4% after 2019. If you’re looking to get into solar, there’s no better time to invest than now. ...

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Pool Heating with Solar Photovoltaics

If you’re worried about investing in a pool heater because of the heating costs, then a solar pool heater is just what you’re looking for. ...

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Homeowner Associations Must Allow Solar PV Installs

Don’t be discouraged by potential conflicts with your HOA. Here are ways you can prepare for a solar installation without any worry. ...

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Make the Most Out of the Sun: Solar Energy Storage

Adding a solar battery to your system enables you to maximize the power collected by your panels and store them in your home for later use. ...

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Owning vs Leasing: The Case for Solar Ownership

Solar ownership lets you maximize long-term financial benefits. ...

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Solar Access Rights Across the United States

While some may think that this can pose a hurdle for homeowners who want to invest in solar energy, there are federal and state policies in place regarding HOAs and solar power. ...

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Federal Solar Tax Credits & Incentives

With a market value of $17 billion (seia.org), solar energy powers countless homes and has generated jobs for more than 250,000 Americans. ...

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How Solar Energy Became Popular in the United States

Solar energy has come a long way since 7th century BC, when the magnifying glass was used to focus the sun’s energy. Technology has since evolved, and solar panels that was once only accessible to big agencies like NASA, is now accessible to the general public. ...

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Residential Solar Install

The colder months are here, and Arizona residents are about to spend much of their monthly budget on heating. ...

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The SRP Residential Solar Electric Program

SRP has embraced the future of clean energy by providing programs for Arizona residential solar owners. ...

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Home Solar Inspections

It is important to make sure your contractor is up to the mark. If you are unsure about your contractor, getting a home solar inspection may be for the best. ...

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Advanced Solar Air Conditioning Benefits in Arizona

Why should you make the switch to Advanced Solar Air Conditioning? For most of the year, there’s no shortage of sunlight in Arizona. Sometimes, the heat can be extreme and only the air conditioning in our homes can provide us with physical comfort. ...

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Solar Revolution – Arizona: A Top Solar State

2017 was a strong year for solar power Arizona, ranking 7th fastest-growing solar market in the country, according to the Phoenix Business Journal. Today, Arizona remains to be one of the top solar states in the US, with a projected growth of 2,574 Megawatts over the next 5 years. ...

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Solar Power And Electric Vehicles To Halt Growth In Oil And Coal By 2020

After a terrible couple of years, this looks like a good time for the fossil fuels sector. Oil prices are on the up again, President Donald Trump promises to sweep away many of the restrictions the industry had imposed upon it during the Obama Administration, the former head of ExxonMobil is Secretary of State and there is even talk of watering down fuel economy requirements. ...

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Solar Power Sees Unprecedented Boom in U.S.

U.S. solar power grew by 6.2 gigawatts in 2014, a 30 percent increase over the previous year and representing nearly $18 billion in new investment, according to data released this morning by the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research. ...

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U.S. Solar Now Employs More Workers Than Any Other Energy Industry, Including Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Combined

U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report. 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and the energy efficiency sector, which added more than 300,000 net new jobs in 2016, or 14 percent of the nation's job growth. ...

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Clean Energy has an ‘irreversible momentum’

The release of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) due to human activity is increasing global average surface air temperatures, disrupting weather patterns, and acidifying the ocean (1). Left unchecked, the continued growth of GHG emissions could cause global average temperatures to increase by another 4°C or more by 2100 and by 1.5 to 2 times as much in many midcontinent and far northern locations (1). ...

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Exxon Mobile – Our position on climate change

We have the same concerns as people everywhere – and that is how to provide the world with the energy it needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ...

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