Forme Solar Powers Orange County

Go Green, Get Solar Powered!

In 2018, for the first time in history, renewable energy became less expensive to generate than electricity produced by fossil fuels. This means that there's a cleaner and greener way to power your home. 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 are headquartered in La Habra and 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. We are so confident that we provide a solar install price match on any identical system. All of our solar energy systems also include solar production monitoring to ensure that you have visibility into your system's performance.

Solar Energy and Backup Made Easy in Orange County

Orange County 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 Orange County is a fantastic investment for you and your home.

If you live in Orange, this is the most competitive time to start considering

installing and acquiring a new solar energy system. We are Orange County's local solar repair and solar cleaning company.

And 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. Forme Solar

has been in the solar energy business for a long time, with over 10 years of

solar experience. As an established broker of renewable energy systems for both residential and commercial buildings, we take care of the entire process from start to finish. 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.

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Company Motto

We treat your home as if it were our own.

Why Solar Panel Energy is so Crucial to Orange County

For Homeowners in Orange County, Solar is a No Brainer!

Lower Carbon Footprint

Most of the electricity generated in Orange County 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 Southern California Edison offered you a 20-year 30% discount.

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. Solar power can help eliminate the use of carbon fuels. 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 Orange 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 SCE (Southern California Edison) 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 Orange County

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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 Orange County that increase could mean a substantial increase in equity. 

Let's say the average home price in Orange County 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 Orange, 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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Orange County carries 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 combined with solar power to gain independence from the grid. With the recent power outages from PG&E and Southern California Edison, homeowners in Orange County should work with a trusted, local solar company like Forme Solar.

Customized Roofing for Solar Installs in Orange County

All-in-One Roofing and Solar Services

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 solar 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 stand by our service and materials by offering our own 5 roof-penetration warranty.

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

Forme Solar's Roofing Warranties

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 25 year roof-penetration warranty because we stand behind the work we provide when you go solar with a new roof. Forme Guaranteed!

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Paying for Solar Panels, Battery Storage and Installation

Current Solar Incentives for Orange County 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 ITC.

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 Orange County

Because of solar power, Orange County 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 Orange has never been simpler, and more affordable. It's time to Go Green, Go Social and Get Solar Orange County! And together, we can keep Orange County clean and vibrant for generations to come.

As the #1 solar installation company located in Orange County, 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.