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LA Times Article on Leasing Solar

March 27th, 2015

Leased solar panels can complicate — or kill — a home sale Leased solar panels can derail home sales Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times Nationwide, residential solar installations are booming, up by 50% per year since 2012. But leased panels can cause problems when it’s time to sell a home. Link to article. Nationwide, […]

Solar Education Workshop

February 24th, 2015

SOLAR EDUCATION SERIES PRESENTS:  “How do I know if Going Solar is right for my home?”    Join Bruce Rogol for an evening of Solar Education, Q & A, Discussion, Food/Refreshments. Bruce Rogol is the co-founder of Robco Electric’s Solar Team and has over thirty years of experience in the renewable energy business, having started his first […]

Things you should know, but your salesman may not tell you.

February 18th, 2015

So, you just sat down with a solar sales person and they told you that they are going to offset your whole electric bill. This is great news, but did they really provide you with a system that will meet your future demands and needs? Unfortunately, a lot of solar salespeople are not solar experts […]

Last Call for NV Energy’s Step 7 Rebate!

January 13th, 2015

This is a critical time for you to decide if you want solar with a guaranteed Incentive that NV Energy has for you to switch over to a cleaner and independent alternative. True that there still will be a rebate from NV energy but it is drastically going to be cut click here.  Today if […]

Installing solar before the end of the year could mean 30% Savings!

November 24th, 2014

The solar industry grew by 41 percent in 2013 over 2012, making it the fastest growing energy source in the U.S. economy, due largely to the availability of the Investment Tax Credit (ITC). According to U.S. tax code this ITC is a 30 percent tax credit for solar systems on residential and commercial properties. In […]

Why lease when you can own your own Solar PV System?

October 9th, 2014

When renting a house, you make monthly payments that go to the owner of the property. The owner takes care of any maintenance, and you get the benefits of having a roof over your head. But, at the end of the lease agreement, you are not any closer to owning the property than you were […]

NV Energy announces Step 7 of Renewable Generations Nevada Rebate Program

August 4th, 2014

Beginning August 13th NV Energy customers will be able to apply for a one-time rebate to install a Solar PV system on their homes or businesses. This will be Step 7 which pays a .40cents/CEC Watt upfront incentive (UFI) for residents installing less than 25kw systems, and .80 cents/CEC Watt upfront incentive for Public, Low […]

Solar Purchase Increases Home Value While Solar Lease May Decrease Home Value!

July 23rd, 2014

A recent NPR report by Jeff Brady highlights the difficulty some solar lease homeowners are having when trying to sell their home. Some home sellers have acknowledged that their home was devalued since new home buyers don’t understand how the lease works. The devaluation occurs as some home sellers have had to lower their asking […]

Robco Electric is proud to be an Authorized SolarWorld Installer

July 18th, 2014

All Solar Is Not Created Equal As America’s solar leader for more than 35 years, SolarWorld maximizes any solar investment with proven, American-made quality, reliability and durability. SolarWorld panels are widely recognized as the industry standard in quality—the result of the company’s commitment to research and development, quality materials and manufacturing excellence. Solar that Stands […]

TRA Snow and Sun creates elegant solar panel solution for East-West facing roofs

June 18th, 2014

Have you been considering going solar, but were told that your home’s roof was facing the wrong angle? Well, worry no more, because TRA Snow and Sun has developed the most elegant solution to date for getting all kinds of roofs, even those facing the wrong way, to work just fine with solar power. TRA […]