THE COST OF SOLAR

By | September 17th, 2017|Solar|

When you buy a solar system, you are buying the panels, the inverters, the balance of the systems equipment, the time to design and install, permits and hopefully a little margin for the contractor.  It often seems like a moving target because panel prices vary greatly and there are plenty of installation corners that we’ve seen [...]

SOLAR FAQ

By | September 13th, 2017|FAQ, Solar|

What is Solar Power?Solar Power is way of collecting, monetizing, and using the Energy from the sun.How do solar panels work?Thin wafers of semi-conductor material, usually silicon, are laid out in a grid that are then sandwiched inside the protective glass and frame of each Photovoltaic aka Solar Panel. When the sun’s rays hit the [...]

SCE High Usage Charge Notice: The 400% Letter

By | January 23rd, 2017|Events, Solar|

DON'T PANIC IT'S JUST SCE MOVING THE GOAL POSTS We have received several calls and emails from clients and neighbors concerned over a letter they received from Southern California Edison stating that their usage is 400% above the allowed baseline usage level and that they will now be charged a High Usage Charge. It’s important [...]

Happy Earthday 2016

By | April 22nd, 2016|Life Beyond Solar, 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 [...]

Net Metering Agreement 2.0

By | October 20th, 2015|Features, News, Politics, Solar|

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 [...]