Solar Panel Energy Services in Reno

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Advantages of Solar Energy in Nevada

Lower Energy Bills

Converting your home to a solar energy system can significantly reduce utility bills. You may even generate excess power – which may be sold back to the energy company.

Increase Your Property Value

Homes equipped with solar power usually see an increase in property value – with the national average seeing a 4.1% boost.

Get Incentives and Rebate

Homeowners may be eligible for various incentives for solar panel installation, including Federal Solar Tax credits. Local rebates may also reduce initial setup costs.
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How Solar Panels Work in Reno's Climate


Harness the Sunlight

Solar panels – installed on the rooftop – will capture Nevada’s abundance of sunlight throughout the day to power your electricity.

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Convert Energy

The solar panels pass DC energy through an inverter to be converted into alternating current (AC) to be used for household needs.

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Use or Store the Energy

Electricity generated from the solar energy system is used to power the home’s electric components. Systems equipped with battery storage can store any excess energy for use during the nighttime, on cloudy days, or in power outages.

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Net Metering

When a solar energy system generates more electricity than the home needs, the surplus can be sold back into the city’s utility grid - for the homeowner’s benefit.

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System Monitoring

Nevada’s homeowners can closely monitor their solar energy production/usage through advanced monitoring systems to optimize consumption patterns.


Enjoy the Benefits

Nevada homeowners who implement solar will see lower utility bills and help to reduce greenhouse gasses – creating a win-win situation.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is it worth it to get solar panels in Nevada?

Absolutely! Solar panel installation can significantly reduce your home’s electricity bills – in addition to contributing to the larger movement to reduce greenhouse gasses. On average, Nevada homes produce 973kWh, meaning converting to solar is a fantastic investment for most residents. Nevada also ranks as the 6th best state in the USA for solar energy production.  

What happens to excess energy created by solar panels?

Excess energy produced during peak solar times can be returned to the grid and credited to your NV Energy account for later use.

Does solar increase property taxes in Nevada?

As solar panels increase property value, homeowners typically see a rise in property taxes after installing their system.

Is there a downside to having solar?

The upfront costs of solar panel installation can be pricey, but the long-term benefits make it worth the investment. This is especially true in Nevada due to the high sun exposure. 

What is the solar program in Nevada in 2023?

Under the Nevada Solar Incentives Program, homeowners can get tax credits for 30% of the cost of solar panel installation. Talk to a representative at Mountain Vista Roof Systems to learn more.