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

By |2020-12-28T11:24:41-08:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 has not only been recognized as [...]

6 Reasons to Powerwall This Fall

By |2020-06-19T10:24:43-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

How Did Hot Purple Get Its Name?

By |2020-07-07T14:22:07-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Life Beyond Solar|

HPE aka Hot Purple Energy 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 [...]

Bank of The West Goes Solar at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open

By |2018-02-26T20:07:24-08:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Hot Purple Energy is excited to announce its partnership with Bank of The West for the 2018 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA.    A leader in solar power and off grid battery backup, Hot Purple Energy will be solar powering the Bank of the West Photo Activation booth as well as 8 ATM locations [...] and Hot Purple Energy to Partner!

By |2018-10-22T17:08:48-07:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: |

PRESS RELEASE                                            December 18, 2017 For immediate release Welcomes Hot Purple Energy as a Proud Partner Sponsor             Rancho Mirage, CA – – the largest independent online, native digital media company covering [...]

Giving Hope

By |2018-10-22T17:52:44-07:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: |

  When we included community education and outreach in our mission statement, we were truly unaware of the journey we were setting for ourselves. Nine years and hundreds of not for profit events and causes later, the “outreach” had moved from an altruistic mission to just part of the job.  A normal course of business [...]

Solar Power Hot Spots for Puerto Rico

By |2017-10-02T15:41:28-07:00September 30th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

Solar Power Hot Spots for Puerto Rico We are very happy to announce that we are sending 6 cell phone charging stations to Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. A Client, Jim Morales contacted our President Nate Otto late last week with the idea, and Nate jumped on the chance to help. Monday and Tuesday, Chris [...]


By |2018-10-22T18:02:37-07:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Imagine, it’s a beautiful day in the desert and you decide the best way to celebrate the day’s glory is to plan a bike ride. You and your friends begin to map out a route (perhaps ending with a victory solar powered margarita stop) but then realize there is no safe route without busy traffic [...]

Electric Bike Earth Day Contest 2017

By |2018-10-22T18:05:30-07:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy will be giving away a Public Electric Bike on Earth Day April 22, 2017. Call to Enter: 760-322-4433 About HPE Hot Purple Energy is not a mere “solar installer” but rather a general contracting company that has chosen to focus on energy:  Consumption, Storage and aesthetically integrated point of use PV production.  [...]

Pose with a Rose and Make A Promise

By |2017-01-30T11:33:51-08:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

ELECTRIC BIKE GIVE AWAY We can’t make you promise to go solar in 2017, but we hope to at least inspire you to live a more heart healthy life! Today is the day to make a change and start building a healthier Coachella Valley! As part our continued support for the Coachella Valley American Heart [...]

SCE High Usage Charge Notice: The 400% Letter

By |2017-09-28T16:38:11-07:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Solar|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Working Man’s Jam 2016

By |2016-04-20T16:56:45-07:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: Events, Palm Springs Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 |2016-03-24T12:35:26-07:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Chalk Art Festival 2016

By |2016-03-18T11:10:55-07:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Events, Palm Springs Events|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Modernism Week: Hot Purple Energy Bike Ride 2016

By |2016-02-08T12:19:38-08:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Modernism Week|Tags: , , |

Back for a 5th year, Hot Purple Energy is pleased to host its Palm Springs Neighborhoods “Architectural Tour” bike rides on each Saturday of Modernism Week 2016. Saturday the 13th, the ride will start and end at CAMP with the ride looping North through the Tennis Club, Old Las Palmas, and Vista Las Palmas neighborhoods. [...]

CAMP Modernism

By |2015-02-11T14:29:36-08:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: Modernism Week|Tags: , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy Solar Stage and Sunset Sessions Hot Purple Energy is pleased to sponsor and host the solar powered main stage at the exciting new hub for Modernism Week 2015, CAMP. Hot Purple Energy is a Palm Springs based solar company and a proud sponsor of Modernism Week.  Since its inception in 2010, Hot [...]

Desert Contractors Association Oktoberfest 2014

By |2014-10-22T17:22:59-07:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Events, Hot Purple Energy All-Stars|Tags: , , , |

The Desert Contractors Association Oktoberfest 2014 was a great event for the DCA contractors. HPE was there with the Hot Purple Energy All-Stars performing music and plenty of fun with the Beer Garden supplied by La Quinta Brewery. You can see the event photos at Be Heard. [button href="" size="medium" textcolor="#ffffff"]Download DCA Oktoberfest 2014 Photos[/button]