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The Best Solar Resource: CPUC’s California Solar Protection Guide

By | 2019-09-26T11:49:35-08:00 September 26th, 2019|Events|

We are excited to share that the California Public Utilities Commission has released new guidelines in the California Solar Protection Guide that will protect homeowners going solar. The CPUC will now require all solar companies to upload a copy of the guide to the utility (SCE) signed by the consumer coming September 30th, 2019. Solar [...]

6 Reasons to Powerwall This Fall

By | 2019-08-21T11:21:46-08:00 August 20th, 2019|Events, News, Residential Solar, Solar|

Powerwall Enables Homeowners to Access Lower Utility Rates | Balance Time-of-Use  -Take both a $2,900 Rebate and a 30% Tax Credit in 2019- Powerwall: A Revolutionary Battery Battery storage takes excess energy produced from your solar system and stores it for future use when demand cost is high —or during blackouts and natural [...]

HPE aka Hot Purple Energy

By | 2019-08-12T14:45:01-08:00 August 2nd, 2019|Events, Life Beyond Solar|

When we set out on our journey to help our friends and neighbors live more sustainable lives through implementing solar and energy solutions, we did not imagine the confusion that our name—Hot Purple Energy, would cause. Now in our 10th year of being in business, we look back and are humored by the numerous misinterpretations [...]

Hot Purple Energy Now a Tesla Powerwall Installer

By | 2019-07-02T15:41:27-08:00 July 1st, 2019|Residential Solar, Solar|

Hot Purple Energy is thrilled to announce we are now an official Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer.  The Tesla Powerwall is one of the most widely used battery storage systems in homes and businesses, and we are thrilled to be adding it to our battery options to bring whole-home energy backup while mitigating costs to the [...]

Desert R.A.T.S. Field Day at Hot Purple Energy

By | 2019-08-01T15:45:37-08:00 June 28th, 2019|News|

The Public Record on Desert R.A.T.S Field Day Hot Purple Energy had the honor of having the Desert R.A.T.S host their annual Field Day at Studio E this past weekend! Hot Purple provided Solar Power for the RATS' radio field day exercise which is a challenge for Hams to go out of their comfort zone [...]

Kilowatt Wednesday NBC Palm Springs

By | 2019-04-25T15:14:37-08:00 April 25th, 2019|Residential Solar, Solar|

Hot Purple Energy has been selected by NBC to do a series of mini-shows on Solar and more. The series titled Kilowatt Wednesday will air on NBC Palm Springs every Wednesday at approximately 6:15 am for an estimated six weeks. Kilowatt Wednesday is intended to provide knowledge on key components of Solar, Energy Efficiencies, [...]

Batteries On the Rise

By | 2019-01-17T11:30:02-08:00 January 11th, 2019|Solar, Solar Batteries|

As TOU rates change, energy storage is becoming a more attractive investment when paired with a solar system. By adding an energy storage system (battery), one can power certain portions of their home indefinitely regardless of the availability of grid power. Much like solar, as battery technology continues to develop, we are becoming able to [...]

SCE Strikes Again With New TOU Rate Structure

By | 2019-01-17T11:52:38-08:00 January 11th, 2019|Residential Solar, TOU Rate Structure|

This coming March, Southern California Edison will be implementing a new rate structure for all new solar customers. Thankfully with solar prices coming down and with energy storage as an option, solar remains a good investment. New Rate  The Public Utilities Commission has approved SCE, and other major California utilities, to make a shift in [...]

Save Oswit Canyon! WE ARE 90% THERE!

By | 2019-10-14T12:40:49-08:00 September 28th, 2018|News|

GET INVOLVED & HELP SAVE OSWIT CANYON Oswit Canyon is the home and source of water for thousands of species, including birds, the endangered bighorn sheep, and many desert plants. This piece of land will become another home development destroying the natural landscape and habitats of all the animals that live here unless we can [...]

What Makes Hot Purple Energy Different?

By | 2018-10-22T16:58:21-08:00 July 20th, 2018|Commercial Solar, Residential Solar, Solar|

THE HPE DIFFERENCE As the solar industry continues to grow, we have found that often what becomes difficult for homeowners is narrowing down options—of companies that is. How can you really compare solar companies? There are the obvious answers—pricing and popularity, but are those really the best ones? When making a long-term investment like solar, [...]

New Electric Service Provider : Rancho Mirage Energy Authority

By | 2019-08-01T15:58:13-08:00 June 7th, 2018|News, Residential Solar, Solar|

As some of you may be aware, the City of Rancho Mirage has created its own utility company pursuant to California’s Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) law. For those who live outside of Rancho Mirage, this will have no immediate effect on your electric service provided by SCE—Southern California Edison. However, those who live in Rancho [...]

Potere Solar Dissolved

By | 2019-08-01T15:22:08-08:00 June 17th, 2016|Events|

NOTICE Effective Immediately, Potere Solar of Rancho Mirage CA, Lic Number 941529, is no longer in business. In a friendly transaction, Hot Purple Energy, a Palm Springs-based Solar Company has acquired the company’s remaining assets including job files, permitted plans, and customer details for all of the existing Potere Solar Clients.  It is our hope [...]

Happy Earth Day 2016

By | 2019-08-01T16:26:10-08:00 April 22nd, 2016|Life Beyond Solar|

Wishing you a sustainable and beautiful Earth Day... Six years ago today we launched our Hot Purple Energy onto the Coachella Valley with our first event and first flyer. The message was DO SOMETHING FOR THE EARTH EVERY DAY. This message is as relevant today as it was then. In fact, it seems the message [...]

Working Man’s Jam 2016

By | 2016-04-20T16:56:45-08:00 April 20th, 2016|Events, Palm Springs Events|

HIRE LOCAL ROCK LOCAL We want to give a big shout out to all those who came and supported our First Annual Working Man’s Jam benefiting both the Desert Contractors’ Association and Desert Valley Builders Association.     The vendors: La Quinta Brew, JAS Taquiza, and CV BBQ crushed it.   The bands, Dave Macias, The Technohillbillies, The Hive Minds and [...]

ANA Inspiration Golf Tournament 2016

By | 2016-03-24T12:35:26-08:00 March 23rd, 2016|Events|

HPE OFFERING: MOBILE SOLAR CHARGING STATIONS, FREE SOLAR LESSONS, FOOTGOLF DJ, and GIVEAWAYS We are so excited to be a part of this amazing legacy tournament for the 4th year in a row.  As if watching the worlds best women golfers playing at the beautiful Mission Hills Country Club wasn't reason enough to come out, the [...]

Indian Wells Arts Festival 2016

By | 2016-03-24T12:02:39-08:00 March 23rd, 2016|Events|

While a busy weekend in the Coachella Valley we hope that you can join us at the 14th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival. HPE OFFERING: SOLAR POWER, ART, EDUCATION and FUN! Hot Purple Energy is excited to be back as a sponsor of the Indian Wells Arts Festival for the 4th Year! As in years [...]

Chalk Art Festival 2016

By | 2016-03-18T11:10:55-08:00 March 11th, 2016|Events, Palm Springs Events|

Hot Purple Energy is excited to be a sponsor for a 4th year, of the Annual Chalk Art Festival in Palm Springs! The event will be taking place bright and early in the Palm Springs High School parking lot underneath the solar raise, across the street from the local Certified Farmers Market. HPE will be [...]