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
May 17th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers
The innovative SolarPod Crown from Mouli Engineering appears to be an effective and non-invasive method of adding rooftop solar to [&hellip
July 9th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales
Originally Published in the ECOreport Most Californians who want solar panels lease systems, but Mosaic hopes to change that. They [&hellip
July 11th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The California Solar Initiative installed a record 391MW of new solar on utility customer rooftops in 2012. The program has now installed 1,629MW of rooftop solar, enough to power 150,000 homes, and is years ahead of program target goals
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.
October 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew
Spanning a wide range of state government involvement in promoting and fostering ongoing clean energy progress, included among the bills is one that would reduce the time and cost of obtaining permits for rooftop solar energy systems, and another to enhance clean energy coordination and collaboration between the state and US Dept. of Defense in California.
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
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.”