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Residential Solar Installation Costs In California

October 9th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Though there is considerable push back from Big Oil, the California legislation's goal of 50% renewable electricity by 2030 seems attainable. What are residential solar installation costs in America's battleground state


On the Way to 1 Million Solar Roofs: Los Angelenos Can’t Get Enough Solar Power

October 22nd, 2012 | by Andrew

Applications to install rooftop solar PV systems continue to pour in to LA Water & Power. Some 22 megawatts worth and counting of rooftop solar power capacity have been added in the last fiscal year. The country's largest publicly owned utility has also been signing long-term power purchase agreements with utility-scale solar power project developers.


California Extends Expired Solar Rebates Creating Free Energy

October 5th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

Last December California Solar Initiative (CSI) funding for non-profits ran out too soon. Schools, churches, and other non-profits were using up their utility rebates for solar too fast. This week, Democratic Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that pumps additional money into the program. The CSI program has resulted in nearly 1 GW of rooftop solar, employed over 36,000 people and leveraged $4.5 billion in private capital. There are now more solar roofs in California than four other nations worldwide. These roofs will pump out solar power for about 40 years, with the latter


California Solar Website Launched to Help CA Homeowners Save Money and Go Solar

July 27th, 2011 | by Reggie Norris

One of the nation’s largest solar lead generation companies, Clean Energy Experts, just announced that it has launched a new website, Solar-California.org to help CA homeowners save money by investing in solar. According to the company press release, the goal of the site is to “present facts about solar power, how to prepare for a solar installation, available financing and leasing programs, current solar tax rebates and incentives in California, and estimates on the costs of a system.”



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