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PG&E Rate Increase

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Don’t be surprised if you are getting hit by a higher PG&E bill than you are used to seeing, PG&E rates have slowly increased 22% since January!

Here at Sol-Tek we want to help you avoid that big hit by providing you with these helpful money saving tips!

  1. Use fans to keep your home cooler, fans help circulate the air allowing you to raise the thermostat a few degrees and still be just as comfortable.
  2. Keeping your shades or blinds closed will help block the sunlight from passing through your windows causing your home to heat up.
  3. By replacing your air filters monthly or as needed, you can improve your energy efficiency. Dirty air filters make your air conditioner work harder to circulate the air through your home.
  4. Wash clothes in cold water rather than hot water to help you save energy.
  5. Unplug electronics when not in use.
  6. Replace inefficient light bulbs with LED light bulbs to help save money on energy bills and lighting costs.
  7. Monitor your solar panel usage to ensure your system is working properly.
  8. Have your solar panels cleaned 2-4 times a year to improve and increase your overall efficiency & increase your durability.
  9. Monitor your True-Up bill each month, if something seems off don’t wait to address it.
  10. Reach out to Sol-Tek Solar to analyze your current usage and system efficiency, you may benefit from increasing the size of your solar system
  11. Refer your friends and family to Sol-Tek and earn $500 when they install solar with us

If you’d like to read more about it, please read the following articles explaining the PG&E rate increases:
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