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Welcome to the world’s first Straight-Talk SolarCast! This is your go-to podcast for answers about solar!

Straight-Talk Solar Cast Solar Harmonics

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Welcome to the world’s first Straight-Talk SolarCast! This is your go-to podcast for answers about solar!

    Solar + Biden Presidency 2

    Solar + Biden Presidency 2

    In  this week's podcast we discuss the Solar Industry Association's agenda as sent to the Biden - Harris team including extending the Investment  Tax Credit (ITC) for solar projects & battery storage, solar on federal lands and reduction of import tariffs. All of these requests are quite modest, and in next week's show we will address our own solar wish list.

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar   panel system  for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out  the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.

    Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics.

    Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    About Adam Duran & Magnified Media

    Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes.

    Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by:

    • getting them more online reviews,

    • getting their website seen and

    • creating engaging social media content.

    In his spare time Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation and DeltaLAX, the Delta's first youth lacrosse league. 

    • 14 min
    Solar + New President

    Solar + New President

    In this week's episode, we discuss the potential impacts of the impending Biden presidency on the solar industry. New incentives, cost increases, improving technology and rolling back tariffs all set up the solar industry for continued success and growth.

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    Produced by Magnified Media

    Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the top of Google local and getting them tons of reviews - which leads to more calls and more business.  Check out their podcast, Local SEO in 10 here! In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of the Delta Education Foundation, serving on other non-profit boards and practicing Jiu-Jitsu.

    • 14 min
    Solar + Quest Renewables

    Solar + Quest Renewables

    In this week's podcast we are joined by Norman 'Finn' Findley, the CEO of Quest Renewables, and they are in the business of solar carports.  We get to discuss how Quest got started, what sets them apart from other solar carport companies, and where the future of solar covered parking is headed. Find out more here: https://questrenewables.com.

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    Produced by Magnified Media

    Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the top of Google local and getting them tons of reviews - which leads to more calls and more business.  Check out their podcast, Local SEO in 10 here! In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of the Delta Education Foundation, serving on other non-profit boards and practicing Jiu-Jitsu.

    • 12 min
    Solar + Pigeons

    Solar + Pigeons

    In this week's episode, we discuss the options in keeping pigeons out of solar panel arrays, when they are needed, why they are needed, and how to keep these pests from ruining your solar investment.

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    Produced by Magnified Media

    Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the top of Google local and getting them tons of reviews - which leads to more calls and more business.  Check out their podcast, Local SEO in 10 here! In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of the Delta Education Foundation, serving on other non-profit boards and practicing Jiu-Jitsu.

    • 12 min
    Solar + SimpliPhi Round 2

    Solar + SimpliPhi Round 2

    In this week's podcast we have Timna Zemel from SimpliPhi Power to discuss battery sizing, improvements in 2021 and how battery storage helps reduce the pain of planned power outages. Here is the link for the SimpliPhi battery calculator mentioned in the podcast: https://simpliphipower.com/support/system-based-phi-battery-calculator/

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    Produced by Magnified Media

    Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the top of Google local and getting them tons of reviews - which leads to more calls and more business.  Check out their podcast, Local SEO in 10 here! In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of the Delta Education Foundation, serving on other non-profit boards and practicing Jiu-Jitsu.,

    • 13 min
    Solar & 2021 Electric Vehicles

    Solar & 2021 Electric Vehicles

    In this week's podcast we discuss the new California Executive order that requires all new cars sold to be electric by 2035.  The good news is that most car manufacturers are coming out with new EV's that are amazing.  Anyone considering buying a new car in 2021 should listen to this podcast before buying an electric vehicle.

    About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics

    Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar.

    Produced by Magnified Media

    Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the top of Google local and getting them tons of reviews - which leads to more calls and more business.  Check out their podcast, Local SEO in 10 here! In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of the Delta Education Foundation, serving on other non-profit boards and practicing Jiu-Jitsu.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Solar Guy Ty ,

Great for professionals and prospecting customers alike

I’m a solar professional and I benefit from the show’s coverage of industry news. Thanks for the info!

Lds member ,

Learn before you buy solar!

Spen a few days listening to the entire series an you will know everything you need to know to buy your solar system! Plus you will learn a variety of energy saving tips! I love these guys! They are entertaining and informative!

JitsGrips ,

Great way to keep up with news & trends

Love the format of this podcast. Short, sweet, and to the point! Great way to catch up on the latest news and trends in the industry while on the road and in between appointments. Keep up the great work, guys!

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