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  • By Krystal/June 8, 2019
    Dear Solar Family, Yesterday we received a communication from NV Energy that will result in a change for all new solar projects in Nevada. The Powershift Clean Energy Incentive program funding has been fully claimed. No NV Energy rebates will be issued for applications submitted after June 5th, 2019. All existing solar applications prior to…
  • By Krystal/May 2, 2019
    Q: I was driving around and saw a solar system where the panels were tilted up off the roof. Why would someone do that instead of put them flat to the roof like they normally are? A: That raised up racking is called reverse tilt. Why would you need this? If part of your solar…
  • By Krystal/April 16, 2019
    Getting an Electric Vehicle? How many more solar panels will you need?   How exciting! You’ve decided to buy an electric vehicle. You are going to love the silent, clean ride! So, how much more solar will you need to charge it? Well, that depends on how big your new ride’s battery is and how…
  • By Krystal/March 12, 2019
    NV Energy offers Net metering on a Tiered system. Right now, the state is in Tier 2 at 88% of retail value buyback. When you go solar, at the end of each month, NV Energy will compare what you used with what you sent back. What you send back wipes out what you used at…
  • By Krystal/February 14, 2019
    Have you noticed that your Enlighten is no longer showing data? Your Envoy may need to be reset or reconnected to your wi-fi network. Click the link below for step-by-step instructions to get it talking again. https://enphase.com/en-us/support/envoy-offline If you have the mobile app you can also access the steps using the app. If after following…
  • By Krystal/February 11, 2019
    There is a great neighborhood specific app called Nextdoor. It let’s you chat with verified neighbors within about 2 miles of your home. Only the people who live in the area can see your neighborhood posts. Nextdoor just added the ability to recommend a business and tag them in conversations. Telling your neighbors what it…
  • By Krystal/November 26, 2018
    We’ve gotten a number of calls from our customers asking about a group called the Solar Tax Association. Is Solar Tax association legit?They are promising to file for additional rebates, incentives and solar tax credits for solar customers. Once they get you on the phone, they send over an email with that they are pitching.…
  • By Krystal/November 5, 2018
    At Robco, we believe in reducing demand as much as you can so that you can buy less equipment and get more offset from your system. This week we had a few conversations with customers about energy efficiency. They had older homes and pretty big power bills. Instead of recommending larger solar arrays to reduce…
  • By Krystal/October 26, 2018
    When we look at a rooftop for solar, the goal is to replace as much of the customer’s current power use with solar as we can. However, all installers must obey certain rules when designing solar PV systems. One of the most important considerations in design is to comply with fire setbacks.This is a requirement…
  • By Krystal/ October 23, 2018
    On September 26th, we hosted an event with Assembly District 12 Candidate Richard Fletcher.  Held at the Hollywood Rec Center, the event was a Community Round Table Discussion about Question 3 – the Energy Choice Initiative. This ballot Question impacts every rate payer in the state and will have far reaching implications whether it passes…
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