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How to Save by switching to Solar Power in Greenbrae, Marin County.

Can solar panels in Greenbrae produce much energy?

The PV cell is the component of the solar panel that converts light into electricity when sunlight strikes the cell. In areas with plenty of sunshine, how much energy your solar panel system produces is most impacted by how many solar panels you are able to fit on your roof. Because Greenbrae has so much bright, sunny weather, , solar panel installations here can operate at peak efficiency for roughly 71% of an average year – a 27% increase over the rest of the country.

In fact, California is generally one of the best regions of the country to harness solar energy, per the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Need more information? Our specialists can help you navigate the complex waters of choosing the best solar panel system for you. If you have questions regarding the best solutions for you, don’t hesitate and get in touch!

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Will a solar panel system help me save money on energy costs in Greenbrae?

Yes, solar panels are a worthy investment. One study found that solar panel installations reduce energy needed for air conditioning and cooling systems by 12%, which includes the side benefit of reducing the “urban heat island” effect that impacts concrete-rich cities and suburbs.

Solar panels not only allow you to save money each month, but they also benefit the environment by reducing emissions of greenhouse gasses. After recovering your investment in your solar panel installation through reduced electricity expenses, your savings really add up. Beyond that, solar panels tend to increase the value of houses, so, if you sell your Greenbrae, Marin County, home, you’ll probably profit more than you would without solar panels.

Can I find tax breaks and financial incentives for installing a solar panel system in Greenbrae?

You may be eligible for several specific tax advantages and financing alternatives for both businesses and homes when you install a solar panel system in Greenbrae, Marin County.

A federal program, the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit, allows homeowners to claim a tax credit up to 26% of the total “solar electric property” project cost, including labor, installation, system wiring, and other charges.

An additional government program, the Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (B-ITC), also offers a 26% tax credit incentive for some commercial systems built through the end of 2022. The incentive value will decrease for every year after until the end of 2025, at which point the incentive will remain at 10% of project cost.

Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency to discover additional savings and incentives.

Please note: you may not be eligible for these financial benefits if you lease your solar panel system instead of purchasing it outright.

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Are there many sunny days in Greenbrae, Marin County?

Because California is one of the sunniest states in the United States, a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel system is an excellent investment for a Greenbrae resident.

Greenbrae’s Mediterranean climate sees 260 sunny days each year, creating ideal conditions to power your home with solar energy. To learn more about saving money every month on your electric bill, talk to a solar specialist.

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Recent Solar Panel Installations in Marin County by SolarCraft

Solar Power Reduces Electric Bill over 75% for the Williams Family

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Essential Benefits of this Solar Installation 

  • Saves the Williams family over $4,900 in electric bills annually
  • Increases property value without increase to property tax assessment
  • Low-profile, attractive design integrates with existing rooftop
  • Will reduce CO2 emissions by 263 tons annually, equivalent to taking 3 cars off the road for 25 years

Fait Family in Marin County Powers Their Home and Runs Their Car on 100% Sunshine

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Essential Benefits of this Solar Installation 

  • Saves Fait family over $4,300 in electric bills annually
  • Powers their home & electric vehicle with solar power
  • Shields the Faits from electrical rate increases & peak rates
  •  Offsets 103% of their energy usage
  • Will reduce CO2 emissions by 7 tons annually, equivalent to eliminating over 17,235 miles of driving each year

Marin County Resident Saves Over $1,700 Annually with Solar Electric System Installation

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Essential Benefits of this Solar Installation 

  • Saves the Schmidt family over $1,700 in electric bills annually
  • Will reduce CO2 emissions by 30 tons over 30 years, equivalent to eliminating over 2,800 miles of driving each year
  • Increases property value without increase to property tax assessment

Why Choose Solar Craft for your Solar Installation in Greenbrae

SolarCraft is one of the most trusted and experienced solar energy and battery energy storage providers in Northern California, serving the businesses and residents of Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties for more than 35 years. 100% Employee Owned, our dedicated team is proud to have installed more solar energy systems than any other company in the North Bay, including systems for many of our community’s most recognizable organizations. We deliver the best in solar technology and design-build craftsmanship, always driven by a client-first approach to maximizing financial and environmental benefits. We look forward to partnering with you to build a more sustainable future.

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