Solar Learning Center > The Pros and Cons of Solar Energy in 2023 > How Do Solar Panels Lower Your Electric Bill? > So Cal Residents Turn to Solar as Energy Costs Rise; KTLA Money Smart
Solar.com was recently featured on KTLA’s Money Smart. Check it out to learn about going solar in California! The average cost of utilities for homeowners here in Los Angeles is upwards of 200 dollars a month. According to The US Energy Administration, electricity prices are expected to rise this year. Solar power is an alternative option for sun-soaked California. You can see the whole video here:
How Do Solar Panels Lower Your Electric Bill?
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