PV 101: What does “Behind The Meter” mean?

Solar In the Taos Area

In New Mexico, specifically in Taos and the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) Territory, there exists a 5% cap on the limit of generating renewable energy.  The 5% limit is imposed on the local cooperative by Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the KCEC wholesale supplier.  Under agreement […]

By |May 07, 2014|Categories: Education, PV 101, Residential Solar, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

51kW Solar Array Time-Lapse [Video]: Eastern New Mexico University, Ruidoso

Since 1934, Eastern New Mexico University has served the region as a center of higher education and life-long learning, providing educational opportunities for an expanding spectrum of learners.  PPC Solar is proud to have been chosen to install the 51kW roof-top solar array that will power the school.  This project provides the school […]

By |March 28, 2014|Categories: Company, Education, Projects, School, Solar PV, Video|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Top Questions Before The Solar Installation: Part 1

The decision to switch to solar power involves many choices.  We always encourage homeowners to do their research and due diligence before signing a contract – as well as obtaining quotes from at least 3 solar installers.  Taking the time to make the decision will save you stress and worry, and lead you to […]

By |March 26, 2014|Categories: Company, Education, PV 101, Residential Solar, Solar PV|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Solar Leasing vs. Solar Financing (To Own)

The emergence of solar leases, in which homeowners agree to pay for the solar electricity generated but not the equipment or labor costs, has propelled the growth of the residential solar market. In fact, solar leases could boost the market to grow from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.7 billion in 2016, according to […]

By |September 10, 2013|Categories: Education, Solar PV|Tags: , , , |0 Comments