A new solar system installation gives hope to Westminster homeowner Khanh Nguyen that the solar power system will help him save money on his electric bill.
Nguyens Orange County solar installation is part of a mini solar boom that has been fueled in California partly by a state financial incentive program, but solar energy experts say tax credits passed by Congress as part of the recent financial bailout should drive the numbers even higher.
Numbers suggesting a solar energy trend seem to hold in Orange County and across the state.
From Orange County so far this year, the California Solar Initiative program has received 338 applications for rebates, up from 204 applications for all of last year.
Read more about local Orange County solar installations.