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California Republic Fist

We must be doing something right. Someone wants to stop it.

The rooftop solar systems we have been subtly installing across the Coachella Valley are empowering our clients to produce their own clean power.  The excess power being generated is supplied back to the grid and credited to each account and then sold by the utility co. downstream to unknowing neighbors.  This arrangement is called Net Energy Metering “NEM” and every rooftop solar client has one defining the way solar is credited to the producer and clean rooftop energy is monetized and distributed locally. Read more

Dianne Feinstein National Monuments Meeting Whitewater Preserve 2015

Proposed Desert Monument Designations

Proposal would designate Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains national monuments

Senator invites senior administration officials to hear public input on desert conservation

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will host a public meeting on October 13 on proposed national monument designations in the California desert. The meeting will take place at the Wildlands Conservancy’s Whitewater Preserve at 2 p.m. near Palm Springs and is open to the public.

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Excerpt from the interview:

The company (HPE) wants people to know the benefits of solar – it’s renewable, clean and doesn’t make any noise.

“It’s also quiet energy, so it makes the experience here at Humana a much more pleasant and enjoyable one,” said Nate Otto, President of Hot Purple Energy.

Solar Energy Powers Bob Hope Humana Classic. Natalie Brunell has the story. 

LA QUINTA, Calif.:

While the clear sunny sky makes for great golfing conditions, it’s also powering the 11-acre Bob Hope Square at the Humana Challenge.

“We have the sun that comes out every day here and provides electricity,” said David Herrlinger, Vice President of Hot Purple Energy, which donated the power to the event.

The company wants people to know the benefits of solar: it’s renewable, clean and doesn’t make any noise.

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Energy academy readies high school students for career in green technology

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — David Moody and Rodrigo Farias stood on a scaffold, measuring meticulously, because it all had to fit

Energy Academy

just right. The two high school seniors had each studied solar panels for more than two years, but this was the first time they’d ever climbed on to a roof to install one.

“All our learning has pretty much built up to this point,” Moody said. “All our hard work is finally paying off.”

Read More at Desert Sun Online

HPE All Stars

HPE in the news:

Hot Purple Energy is more than just a leader in providing alternative energy in the form of commercial and residential solar installations. They are advocates for sustainable living, involved community partners, and dedicated to making the progression to alternative energy interesting and fun.

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Rancho Mirage, CA. JUNE 27, 2012:  Over 175 guests joined Desert European Motorcars, Ltd. as they unveiled the all new 2013 Porsche Boxster at Heather James Fine Art. Enthusiasts enjoyed the sounds of the Hot Purple Energy’s All-Stars Band and indulged in tasty appetizers and cocktails from The Butler Did It.

2013 Porsche Boxter | Shown at Heather James Fine Art

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Palm Springs Life July 2012

Palm Springs Life | July 2012

Palm Springs Life July 2012

Palm Springs Life July 2012

King of the World

After his film The Rescuers won Best of the Fest honors at the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival, Director/Producer/Writer Michael King of La Quinta has traveled the world. His documentary about 13 diplomats who saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews during World War II has screened in venues far and wide. In April, the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe held a screening for 58 ambassadors and high-ranking diplomats in Vienna, Italy. In May, King attended a screening at the Cannes Film Festival in France and was a guest of honor at the Jewish Film Festival in Zagreb, Croatia. He also attended screenings in Bratislava, Slovakia, and Bucharest, Romania. Read more

Woman Desert Show Expo 2012

Keeping You Informed...


June 28th, 2012


Contact: Carissa Marlo

Phone:             760-285-3903


Rancho Mirage, CA, June 28th, 2012. The 5th annual Desert Woman’s Show set for November 17th & 18th this year will expand into two conference buildings at The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, in Rancho Mirage.  Read more

Alte Verde Group
Alta Verde Heralds New Era With All-Solar Developments

Rancho Mirage, CA, May 29, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Andrew Adler, CEO of Beverly Hills based developer, Alta Verde Group, has a new take on solar options for homes. Simply put, he says, “They’re not an option.” Read more