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Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Solar House

This is Patrick Schmit, one of the owners at Solar West, putting some final touches on this solar install on Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Our installers are usually very fast and use a methodical approach in the Solar Panel Installation process, but for some reason Patrick and his crew took a few extra days installing the […]

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13.2 KW Ground Mount System

Solar West builds another ground mount system! This massive ground-mount Solar Panel Installation comes in at a whopping 13.2 KW – or 13,200 Watts at peak production. We used a 60 Amp breaker to accommodate the current this system will produce. Now that’s a lot of power! This system is fully installed and 100% operational […]

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Solar in California Looks West for New Incentives

As outlined in a recent article on, California is now encouraging homebuilders that install rooftop solar systems to face them westward toward the setting sun. The goal is to capture more solar energy during the later part of the day when energy usage peaks. Even though this will drop overall solar panel power generation […]

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