Solana Beach is Part of the Solar Energy Movement

Go Green, Go Solar Solana Beach!

The city of Solana Beach has been rooted with rich history and is a beautiful coastal city in San Diego. California, in particular, is one of the best states to see significant savings going solar because of the exposure to sunlight and the high cost of electricity. It is why California is the state with the highest amount of solar PV systems installed in the entire nation. We love serving our neighbors which means you can now enjoy years of clean and renewable energy. And by having in-house service technicians, and experts in solar and electrical systems, we will provide you a solar panel installation that is guaranteed to last for years.

Solar Panel Power Made Easy in Solana Beach

Solana Beach is considered to be one of the best cities in California to install

solar panels in terms of efficiency and ROI. It is the home to a huge solar

energy movement. Having an average number of 280 sunny days per year, going solar in Solana Beach is a fantastic investment for you and your home.

If you live in Solana Beach, this is the most competitive time to start considering installing and acquiring a new solar energy system.

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We treat your home as if it were our own.

Forme Solar is here to offer you the best solar panels and solar panels installation services on the market by doing the shopping for you. We are your wholesaler access to bids from exclusive Suppliers, Installers, and Finance companies throughout the United States. Your 5-star solar experience starts with access to top quality, professionally installed equipment at highly competitive rates.

Why Solar Panel Energy is so Crucial to Solana Beach

For Homeowners in the city of Solana Beach, Solar is a No Brainer!

Lower Carbon Footprint

Most of the electricity generated in Solana Beach comes from fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. Using fossil fuels is costly and dangerous to the environment.

Save More Money

Solar energy is free and readily available! If we could get all of the sun's energy gleaming on the Earth for just 60 minutes, we could power the whole world for one year!

Increase Home Value

If you want to save money on your monthly energy bills, going solar is the best way to do that. Imagine if SDG&E offered you a 20-year 26% discount on your electric bill.

Reduce your carbon footprint with Forme Solar

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We all wanted to decrease the carbon footprint that we all produced, and having a solar energy system is an excellent way to deal with that.When you install a new solar energy system on your rooftop, you are taking a huge step to reduce your carbon footprint. That means you are putting less carbon in the air and allowing the Earth to clean itself through its natural processes. Most of the electricity generated in Solana Beach comes from fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. Using fossil fuels is costly and dangerous to the environment. By contrast, solar energy is free and readily available! If we could get all of the sun's energy gleaming on the Earth for just 60 minutes, we could power the whole world for one year! By investing in a solar energy system, you can help to lessen our dependence on fossil fuels with our sun! One of the richest and most consistent energy sources available.

Save more money with Forme Solar

Not only can you help save the environment with Forme Solar, but you can also see huge savings by replacing your electricity bill for a smaller one. Imagine if San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) offered you a 20 year 30% discount on your electric bill, would you take it? If you want to save money on your monthly energy bills, going solar is the best way to do that. You can either dedicate that proceeds to another part of your monthly budget or you can put it aside or use those savings down the road for a more significant purchase. The decision is yours. Imagine if you lived in Fullerton, you are in one of the most expensive cities in the United States for electricity. By going solar in Fullerton, you will save money and rest assured your solar will be well maintained by the local experts who installed them.

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Add Value to Your Home in Solana Beach

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The most important consideration for most homeowners and solar is the impact going solar will have on their home. Prospective solar customers have valid concerns that range from the effect on their home value, finances, to how it impacts the resale value of their house. Research has shown that by going solar, not only will your home sell for more, it will typically sell faster as well. Homes with a solar PV system saw an increase of 3.74% of the average sale price. For homes in Solana Beach that increase could mean a substantial increase in equity. 

Let's say the average home price in Solana Beach is $600,000. If we factored a 3.74% increase, the resale value of the home would be increased to $622,500. For the average homeowner in Solana Beach, going solar could add $22,500 in resale value. Don't you want a home that costs less to operate?

What if my solar system generates more electricity than my home consumes?

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If you generate a surplus in electricity, as a resident of Solana Beach you can carry over unused credit from the end of the month to offset future bills. They enable the customer to choose to be credited as a check annually or receive bill credit monthly. If you choose to receive a check, each remaining kWh of annual unused energy will be valued at the ACC rate of $.0442/kWh in payment.

Solar + Battery Storage = Protection from Power Outages

Even though you have a solar energy system, your power will also be interrupted for the safety of the repair crews who may be working on the power outage. Homeowners, looking to protect themselves against outages and blackouts should consider a battery backup system to gain independence from the grid. With the recent power outages from SDG&E homeowners in Solana Beach should consider a solar energy system with a battery backup solution.

Customized Roofing for Solar Installs in Solana Beach

Complete Roofing and Solar Services in Solana Beach

Your solar energy system is built to last for years, but the roof that it's placed on may not be. It is important to ensure that your roof is ready for solar. Solar panels are extremely heavy to protect your roof and wallet, we want to make sure that you have the peace-of-mind going with a solar and roofing company you can trust. Forme Solar is your one-stop-shop for both a new solar energy system, as well as a roof that is structurally sound enough to support your solar panels. Whether you're looking for a new solar panel system, or a new roof we only use and partner with the best companies to ensure your home has the exceptional quality service and material it requires to last for years! From Tesla Powerwalls to Owens Corning roofing shingles, insulation, and composite materials.

We will ensure that your roof is built and repaired for installing a solar panel system on your home.

As an Owens Cornings Platinum Preferred Contractor, our roof installations come with all of the guarantees associated with their materials. They offer one of the best warranties in the industry. We offer our own 5 year roof-penetration warranty because we stand behind the work we provide when you go solar with a new roof. Forme Guaranteed!

Paying for Solar Panels, Battery Storage and Installation

Current Solar Incentives for Solana Beach Homeowners

30% Federal Solar Tax Credit
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The federal solar tax credit is a credit equal to 30% of the total qualified system costs of installing solar PV system. This tax credit can be claimed when you file your taxes. Even if you don't have enough tax liability to claim the full amount in a single year, you have up to three years to claim the total amount of the tax liability. The Federal Solar Tax credit was established as a part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to expand the US renewable energy market. 

The total amount of the solar tax credit can be calculated fairly easily. The tax credit amount is computed by taking thirty (30) percent of the solar system installation cost. For instance, if your solar energy system costs $25,000 and is installed in 2019, your tax credit would be $25,000 x 30%= $7,000. 

2019 marks the last year for the 30% Income Tax Credit for projects that improve the energy efficiency and lower the carbon footprint of residential and commercial buildings. This credit gets smaller with each passing year and is set to level out to 10% starting 2022.

You have to keep in mind that the federal solar tax credit is nonrefundable and is only possible for the owner of the system. Therefore, homeowners that have a PV system through a Solar Lease or Power Purchase Agreement are not eligible for the solar tax credit.

Affording Solar Panels Through Financing Options

Even with the solar tax credit, one of the biggest obstacles for most homeowners is how they are going to pay for it. As the cost of solar panel manufacturing has dropped, financing accessibility and options have dramatically increased as well. In California, the vast majority of qualified homeowners going solar, never paying upfront to have solar installed. Therefore, it is critical to understand how different financing options from cash, financing, to a Solar Power Purchase Agreement (Solar PPA) can factor into the overall price and features of your Solar PV system.

Forme Solar's Sustainability Mission

"Our mission is to educate individuals about the benefits of residential and commercial solar panel energy systems and significantly increase the speed of solar and battery adoption." - Leanne Kim (CEO of Forme Solar)

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Forme Solar is the Right Fit for Solana Beach

Because of solar power, Solana Beach is becoming an even better place to live. If you have been considering going solar, but haven't looked into it further, don't wait! Forme Solar can help you maximize your savings today! Installing solar panels on your home in Solana Beach has never been simpler, and more affordable. It's time to Go Green, Go Social and Get Solar Solana Beach! And together, we can keep San Diego clean and vibrant for generations to come.

As the best solar installation company serving Solana Beach, Forme Solar delivers exceptional service to customers and ensure our solar installations and service are top-of-the-line. At Forme Solar, we geek out on craftsmanship, which is at the heart of each solar panel installation. With excellence being the passing, grade we ensure that we produce a great experience for all of our customers who go solar.

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