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Solar Resources

Read up on everything you need to know before going solar, and more.

How Solar Works

As you may already know, solar-powered homes get their energy from the sun. But how do panels convert sunlight into energy that can power a building? The process only takes 3 simple steps: 1. Sunlight is absorbed by solar panels Solar panels are comprised of several...

What You Need to Know About Our Solar Price Reports

At Purus Energy, we believe educated customers are the happiest customers, so we strive to provide anyone who works with Purus Energy the proper education on going solar. What is a Solar Price Report? Shopping for solar is similar to shopping for a car. It's a big...

Things to be Aware of When Going Solar

Most solar providers are honest with their customers. However, some claims may be misleading. According to the California Solar Consumer Protection Guide, here are three common FALSE claims that anyone considering solar should keep in mind before making decisions....
California

Solar Energy in California

California has been leading the nation in the solar energy industry. In 2017, it is reported that 24,331 GWh was generated, which is 11.79% of the total electricity produced in the state. By the end of 2017, the total systems installed had the capacity to generate...

What You Need to Know about Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Article revised on March 18, 2020 Solar panels have been proven to become a primary source of renewable energy for residential and commercial use.  When doing research on going solar, it's likely you've come across the Renewable Energy Tax Credit, or Solar...
Solar Panels on a Metal Roof

Is it Possible to Install Solar Panels on a Metal Roof?

Roofs While metal roofs may not be as common as other roof types, they are still eligible to have solar panels installed on them. When done correctly metal roofing protects your home from potential water damage, can endure strong winds, and can prevent rotting,...
10 Reasons to Switch to Solar Energy

10 Reasons to Switch to Solar Energy

California is a leader in the United State’s solar energy supply.  The year-round sunny days and breezy hills make it a perfect place for bioenergy. California has begun its transition to solar, but are you still wondering if solar energy is right for you?...
Health Benefits of Solar Panel Energy

Health & Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

We’ve all heard that solar energy and renewable energy have major benefits for our pockets.  But what about the environment and our health?  How does solar help the earth that we live on and our livelihood? For starters, solar energy have reduced the need for fossil...
Energy Efficient Home

5 Simple Tips For An Energy Efficient Home

An energy efficient home is a home that focuses on reducing unnecessary energy consumption including electricity, water, and other energy resources. Not only does it reduce your utility bills and save you money, but making your home energy efficient also benefits the...
How Solar Works

How Solar Works

As you may already know, solar-powered homes get their energy from the sun. But how do panels convert sunlight into energy that can power a building? The process only takes 3 simple steps: 1. Sunlight is absorbed by solar panels Solar panels are comprised of several...

read more
Things to be Aware of When Going Solar

Things to be Aware of When Going Solar

Most solar providers are honest with their customers. However, some claims may be misleading. According to the California Solar Consumer Protection Guide, here are three common FALSE claims that anyone considering solar should keep in mind before making decisions....

read more
Solar Energy in California

Solar Energy in California

California has been leading the nation in the solar energy industry. In 2017, it is reported that 24,331 GWh was generated, which is 11.79% of the total electricity produced in the state. By the end of 2017, the total systems installed had the capacity to generate...

read more
10 Reasons to Switch to Solar Energy

10 Reasons to Switch to Solar Energy

California is a leader in the United State’s solar energy supply.  The year-round sunny days and breezy hills make it a perfect place for bioenergy. California has begun its transition to solar, but are you still wondering if solar energy is right for you?...

read more
Health & Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

Health & Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

We’ve all heard that solar energy and renewable energy have major benefits for our pockets.  But what about the environment and our health?  How does solar help the earth that we live on and our livelihood? For starters, solar energy have reduced the need for fossil...

read more
5 Simple Tips For An Energy Efficient Home

5 Simple Tips For An Energy Efficient Home

An energy efficient home is a home that focuses on reducing unnecessary energy consumption including electricity, water, and other energy resources. Not only does it reduce your utility bills and save you money, but making your home energy efficient also benefits the...

read more