Solar 101

April 1, 2019

Solar for Kids: How to Talk with Kids about Solar

After nearly ten years as a solar advisor and meeting with hundreds of homeowners and their kids, I’ve learned a few fun tricks on how to talk with kids about solar. Here is a story ... Continue Reading ›

March 23, 2019

Solar Mounting Systems: Roof & Ground

When asking, “What goes into designing a home solar system?”,  some may be wondering about which solar panels we use. Although this is obviously important, the first design element to determine is the mounting location ... Continue Reading ›

March 6, 2019

The State of Solar

The Light of Hope For over a decade now, like-minded people all over the US have been working together, in government and non-government forms, to promote an eco-friendly, energy-independent, healthy green infrastructure; and doing so in ... Continue Reading ›

January 3, 2019

Go Solar the SMART Way:

How Homeowners Can Get Paid to Go Solar The long awaited, anticipated, talked-about, blogged about SMART program is finally here! The program accepted its first slew of online applications November 26, 2018 with an initial application ... Continue Reading ›

October 22, 2018

Battery Back-Up FAQs

Q: Do you recommend battery backup solutions?   A: Yes, kinda...maybe. We offer a variety of energy storage and battery backup solutions, but we only recommend them if it is a good fit for your ... Continue Reading ›

September 11, 2018

Environmental FAQs

Most people go solar for the financial benefits. But the environmental impact of going solar provides incentives as compelling as the benefits to your bank account. Check out these Environmental FAQs and give yourself a ... Continue Reading ›

August 28, 2018

Why SunPower?

Rayah installs SunPower. Want to know why? Keep Reading.   Q:​ Why does Rayah Solar use SunPower Panels? A: ​After years of market research, solar installations and product tests, we have decided to use SunPower systems for ... Continue Reading ›

July 26, 2018

10 Most Popular Solar Questions

10 Most Popular Solar Questions Questions are a fact of life. They help us learn, understand our environment and make informed decisions. Here at Rayah, we’re used to answering questions about solar. We’ve asked our consultants ... Continue Reading ›

December 21, 2017

Can Trump Crush Solar?

Preface In my experience, policymakers vehemently argue over the so-called “correct” course of action on any particular issue. After hearing a carefully crafted policy position, one may think, “this person knows what they are talking about”. ... Continue Reading ›

December 7, 2017

The 101+ Pieces of A Solar Install

I have come to understand that there is no insignificant piece in a puzzle, every piece is required for the whole.  Similarly, a solar installation has hundreds of pieces, none insignificant. My job, as the ... Continue Reading ›