The Solar Scaries: Top 3 Disadvantages of Solar Power

disadvantages of solar power

It’s nearly Halloween and we’re feeling the spooky spirit, so this week we’re taking on the Solar Scaries! Here are the top 3 most commonly cited disadvantages of solar power and a look at why you shouldn’t let these ghosts of solar doubts haunt you: High Upfront Cost It’s only natural to see the upfront […]

Is Solar Energy Renewable – And How Harmful Are Our Other Options?

solar energy renewable

In one year, the sun produces 1.23 x 10 ^ 35 Joules of energy. Today’s big question: is solar energy renewable? And just HOW renewable is it? Until the day the sun stops shining, it will continue to produce more energy in a year than we even have use for on Earth. And on the […]

How to get your NV Energy Bill

Downloading your power bill from NV Energy is easy! Just log in and follow these easy steps.    This is how to get your NV Energy Bill. Step 1: Log into your account at NV Energy. You’ll need your user ID and password. If you do not have an account, you’ll need to create one […]

Solar questions: Getting An Electric Vehicle?

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 many […]

Do you use Nextdoor?

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 […]

The cheapest kilowatt hour is the one you never use

Solar Production Warranty

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 […]

Robco wins 2018 #PeopleLoveUsOnYelp! Award

  When you shop for solar, you’re shopping for more than panels and inverters. You’re looking at a small construction project. The experience and integrity of the contractor you choose matters more than the price. The best solar equipment in the world that is installed by an inexperienced crew can be a nightmare for you […]

Robco Gives : Hopelink

Robco Electric Charity Match

  We had a really special opportunity this morning. We’ve been doing a lot of work with homeowners at the Heritage at Cadence community out in Henderson. Each homeowner that refers someone new for solar is eligible to receive a Referral Reward from us. They can select $300 cash, one of several energy saving or […]

The solar industry ROARS back to life in Nevada

Robco was asked to testify at the Legislative Committee on Energy this week. We read a statement citing the massive success of AB405, the bill that brought back rooftop solar to Nevada. This legislation has had a huge impact on our business. We’ve increased our sales staff 300% and increased our solar business by over […]

Robco in the News

Vote Solar just released an article about the state of solar jobs in Nevada in conjunction with the release of the National Solar Jobs Census. Our owner, Rob Kowalczik is quoted in the story. The hiring uptick was echoed by solar companies throughout the state. Robco Electric is happy to announce that our solar sales […]

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