Can You Install Solar Panels on a Metal Roof?

Solar panels on a metal roof. Can You Install Solar Panels on a Metal Roof?

As metal roofs become more and more popular in the US, many homeowners are asking “Can you install solar panels on a metal roof?” Fortunately, installing solar panels on a metal roof is a great option for many homeowners. There are numerous benefits to installing solar panels on a metal roof, as well as some […]

Pacific Power Requests 16.9% Rate Hike for 2025

Pacific Power (PacifiCorp) requests to raise electricity rates by 16.9% in 2025 in Oregon

Pacific Power (PacifiCorp) has requested a rate hike of 16.9% in 2025 for residential energy prices. Energy rates for commercial customers are also expected to rise. This comes after several years of steep rate hikes by Pacific Power. This significant spike in costs has left many residents and businesses in Oregon grappling with the potential implications […]

Portland General Electric (PGE) Requests 7.4% Rate Hike for 2025

Portland General Electric (PGE) requests to raise electricity rates by 7.4% in 2025

Portland General Electric (PGE) has requested a rate hike of 7.4% in 2025 for residential energy prices. This comes after PGE raised their rates 18% in 2024 (their highest rate hike in 20 years).   This significant spike in energy costs would leave many Oregon residents and businesses grappling with the potential implications on their budgets […]

PGE Plans to Reduce Net Metering Solar Incentives 

PGE (Portland General Electric) Plans to Reduce Net Metering Solar Incentives

Portland General Electric (PGE) is proposing changes to net metering policies in Oregon, which would impact homeowners with solar panel systems. The proposed changes include reducing the credit homeowners receive for excess solar power they feed back into the utility grid.   This reduction in solar net metering credits would mean that homeowners with solar […]

Oregon Utilities Raise Rates for 2024

Oregon Utilities Raise Rates for 2024

Numerous Oregon utility companies are raising rates in 2024. Those increasing rates include large and small utility companies, cooperatives (Coops), and public utility districts (PUDs). Some utilities are raising prices more than they have in decades.  Here is a breakdown of the energy rate increases hitting Oregon in 2024  Portland General Electric (PGE)    Pacific […]

Pacific Power Raises Energy Rates 12.9% in Oregon for 2024

Pacific Power Raises Energy Rates 2024

Pacific Power (PacifiCorp) raised residential energy rates 12.9% on January 10, 2024. Energy rates for commercial customers are also expected to rise.   This significant spike in costs has left many residents and businesses in Oregon grappling with the potential implications on their budgets and the local economy. In this article, we will explore the reasons behind […]

Portland General Electric (PGE) Raises Energy Rates 18% for 2024

Portland General Electric PGE Raising Energy Rates 2024

Portland General Electric (PGE) raised residential energy rates 18% on January 1, 2024. That’s PGE’s highest rate increase in 20 years. Rates for businesses also went up 14.4%.   This significant spike in costs has left many residents and businesses in Oregon grappling with the potential implications on their budgets and the local economy. In this […]

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels can seem like magical devices that turn sunshine into electricity and cut your energy bills effortlessly. But how do solar panels actually work? How can solar take the sun’s rays and use it to power your microwave, television, electric vehicle and more? The simple answer is that solar panels use the sun’s photons […]

Solaredge Energy Bank Battery Review

SolarEdge, one of the top names in solar technology, has just released details about its SolarEdge Energy Bank Battery. The residential battery is the latest in solar battery technology, but how does it stack up against the competition? The 10 kWh SolarEdge Energy Bank battery is a great option for homeowners. But determining if it is the right battery […]

Green Ridge Solar Receives 2023 ANGI Super Service Award

Green Ridge Solar has been honored with the prestigious Angi Super Service Award! This recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing you, our valued customers, with top-notch solar solutions and an exceptional experience. THE ANGI SUPER SERVICE AWARD The Angi Super Service Award is a recognition bestowed upon businesses that consistently demonstrate […]