Home to world famous beaches – Newport and Laguna to name two – as well as Disneyland, residents of Orange County, California enjoy an average 279 sunny days per year with the average daily temperature coming in at 70 degrees Fahrenheit. You might think that much sunshine would make residential solar popular among Orange County residents and you’d be right.
Comparatively high utility rates in Orange County make investing in residential solar that much more attractive and beneficial. The average residential customer paid 15.98 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for electricity last year, according to the US Dept. Of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).