Beating the Post-Rate Hike Blues: Embracing Solar with Battery Storage in 2024

Beating the Post-Rate Hike Blues: Embracing Solar with Battery Storage in 2024

As February settles in, Oregon residents feel the sting of the recent utility rate hikes implemented at the start of the new year - the highest increase over the last twenty years. News headlines have echoed the reality of the situation, with reports detailing the up to 20% increase in residential rates for Portland General Electric (PGE) customers. Articles from KGW8, KPTV, Fox12Oregon,, and more have underscored the significance of these hikes, emphasizing the financial impact on households across the state.

In light of these challenges, Elemental Energy offers a solution: residential solar with energy storage. As Oregonians seek ways to take control of their energy expenses, investing in solar power presents a compelling path toward long-term savings and sustainability.

At Elemental Energy, we understand the urgency of addressing rising utility rates and empowering homeowners to navigate this new landscape confidently. With over a decade of experience since our business launch in 2011, Elemental Energy has helped more than 3,000 homeowners go solar (this translates to over $69 million in lifetime savings!) Our in-house team of 50 experts are ready to assist you every step of the way, from initial consultation to seamless installation.

But our commitment doesn't end there. In addition to solar panel installations, Elemental Energy specializes in battery storage options, providing an extra layer of resilience and energy independence. By harnessing the sun's power and storing excess energy for later use, homeowners can safeguard against future rate hikes and enjoy greater peace of mind.

As we navigate the uncertainties of 2024, Elemental Energy remains steadfast in our mission to champion sustainable energy solutions that benefit both homeowners and the planet. Join us in embracing solar power with battery storage and take control of your energy future today.

Contact Elemental Energy to learn how to beat the post-rate hike blues with Solar Incentives and embark on a journey toward a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Schedule your Free Site Evaluation to discover your home's solar potential.

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