Happy Earthday 2016

By | April 22nd, 2016|Life Beyond Solar|

Six years ago today we launched our Hot Purple Energy onto the Coachella Valley seen with our first event and first flyer.  The message DO SOMETHING FOR THE EARTH EVERY DAY. This message is as relevant today as it was then.  In fact, it seems the message is gaining in importance globally but also being [...]

V. Manuel Perez Pushes for Renewable Energy Bill

By | September 19th, 2013|Life Beyond Solar|

PALM DESERT — Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez is looking for support from Coachella Valley officials and business leaders for an ambitious bill to push California utilities to procure more than half of their power from renewable resources, including geothermal energy from the Salton Sea. [button href="http://www.mydesert.com/article/20130919/BUSINESS0302/309190016/P-rez-pushes-energy-bill-support" size="xlarge" title="Read More at Desert Sun Online" textcolor="#ffffff"][/button]

Know Your Food, Know Your Farmer

By | June 7th, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

Dear Friends, As you know by now at Hot Purple Energy we not only promote the benefits of clean energy but also the benefits of conservation.  When we find something wasting energy in a client’s home we recommended treating the problem not just prescribing a larger solar cure.   This is an energy consumption solution, but [...]

Is Residential Solar Sustainable

By | June 2nd, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

Requested by and then not published by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) in Nov 2010 Is Residential Solar Sustainable   by Nate Otto As a construction professional for more than two decades I’ve witnessed my share of poor construction and business practices.  Maybe I was being naive, but one of my hopes when moving my [...]

The Power of the Sun

By | May 31st, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

“It’s an almost unimaginable amount of energy. If the sun’s power output for a single second could be harnessed, it would satisfy the World’s energy demands for the next million years!” Transcribed by Jeff Fenske from:   The Sun (2009), broadcast on the Science Channel The Power of the Sun: We at Hot Purple Energy love to [...]

Clean Independent Energy for America

By | May 31st, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

Originally Posted: July 2010 Dear Friends, I’ve always loved the 4th of July. A summer party with patriotism and fireworks, how can you go wrong?! Maybe it’s just me and the conversations I am having with people about Hot Purple Energy, but I am feeling more excited for America than I have for a while. [...]

We Use Veg E Oil

By | May 31st, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

Original: 2010 Posts : We Use Veg E Oil Dear Palm Springs Residents and Visitors:  If you are looking for great local restaurants that are doing something for the environment, please consider: Las Casuelas (www.lascasuelas.com) El Mirasol (http://elmirasolcocinamexicana.menutoeat.com) El Taco Asado, Tlaquepaque (www.yelp.com/biz/taqueria-tlaquepaque-palm-springs) Noura Café (www.yelp.com/biz/eat-a-pita-palm-springs#query:noura café) We love their food, but also the fact that [...]

Welcome to Hot Purple Energy

By | May 29th, 2012|Life Beyond Solar|

Welcome To HPE For many of us, the concept of producing our own electricity is as foreign as producing our own gasoline or growing our own food -an excellent idea in theory, but daunting in execution. But unlike fossil fuel, and even food, producing your own electricity from the sun is easy. There are no [...]