How Does Solar Work?

How does solar work, what is solar electricity and how can it run your refrigerator? While there are some technical terms involved (see our glossary of solar terms for clarification), it’s actually pretty simple.

Getting Started Going Solar for Homes

Real Goods Solar makes going solar simple and seamless. Enjoy the benefits of our decades of experience in expert design, installation, grid connection, rebate paperwork and more, and know that our exceptional customer service will always be there for you.

Go Solar! Real Goods Solar Video

Thanks to improved technologies, increased market competition, and financial incentives, it’s easier than ever to save money on electricity with a home solar panel installation from Real Goods Solar.