6 Reasons to Powerwall This Fall

By | 2019-08-21T11:21:46-07:00 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 | 2019-08-12T14:45:01-07:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2019-08-01T15:45:37-07:00 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 [...]

Save Oswit Canyon! WE ARE 90% THERE!

By | 2019-10-14T12:40:49-07:00 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 [...]

New Electric Service Provider in Select Cities: Desert Community Energy

By | 2018-07-05T11:56:28-07:00 July 5th, 2018|News, Politics, Solar Finance|

As most of you (or at least, those of you who read about the Rancho Mirage Energy Authority are aware, Rancho Mirage recently started its own electric company –Rancho Mirage Energy Authority –pursuant to the state’s Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) law, and now Palm Springs, Palm Desert, and Cathedral City have jointly moved forward with [...]

New Electric Service Provider : Rancho Mirage Energy Authority

By | 2019-08-01T15:58:13-07:00 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 [...]

Trump To Impose 30% Tariff On Solar Cell Imports

By | 2018-01-23T08:58:42-07:00 January 22nd, 2018|News|

Trump To Impose 30% Tariff On Solar Cell Imports The President handed down a sweeping 30% tariff on solar cell imports today that will no doubt have rippling effects across the US solar industry.   Some will applaud the move as standing up to the Chinese government panel dumping while others will see it as a [...]

Happy Earth Day 2016

By | 2019-08-01T16:26:10-07:00 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 [...]

Net Metering Agreement 2.0

By | 2018-02-26T19:48:48-07:00 October 20th, 2015|Features, News, Politics|

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 [...]

Senator Feinstein Desert Monuments

By | 2015-10-08T16:39:22-07:00 October 8th, 2015|News|

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 [...]

Solar Energy Powers Bob Hope Humana Classic

By | 2014-11-20T13:35:11-07:00 November 20th, 2014|News|

Here is a video by KESQ  on HPE that we thought we would share with the many upcoming Coachella Valley golfing events coming up in 2015. 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 [...]

V. MANUEL PÉREZ Awards Hot Purple Energy

By | 2014-07-10T14:03:11-07:00 July 10th, 2014|Awards, Events|

COACHELLA VALLEY RENEWABLE ENERGY FIRM, HOT PURPLE ENERGY OWNERS NATE OTTO AND DAVID HERRLINGER HONORED BY ASSEMBLY MEMBER V. MANUEL PÉREZ 56TH Assembly District Small Business of the Year “It is an honor to be recognized by the Small Business Association and by Assemblyman Pérez, who has done so much to champion renewable energy and [...]

Hot Purple Energy Donates Palm Springs Solar Stage

By | 2014-07-07T14:37:06-07:00 April 7th, 2014|Awards|

Hot Purple Energy – with a focus on the “E”— presented a sustainability award today to the City of Palm Springs for their commitment to a cleaner energy future, and is complementing this award by providing a one kilowatt solar system – valued at $5,000 – to the City for use in powering their portable [...]

HPE Wins Prestigious Sunpower Award “INTELEGANT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE”

By | 2014-05-07T16:40:25-07:00 April 7th, 2014|Awards|

HOT PURPLE ENERGY WINS PRESTIGIOUS SUNPOWER “INTELEGANT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE” While installing more residential solar in the Coachella Valley than any company in 2013. PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 11, 2014 – Hot Purple Energy – with a focus on the “E” as an energy solutions company — announced today it was awarded the prestigious “Intelegant Award [...]

Desert Sun News – Our Commitment to Clean Energy

By | 2014-02-26T13:02:41-07:00 February 26th, 2014|News|

PALM SPRINGS — Hot Purple Energy presented Palm Springs with an award for the community’s commitment to clean energy. The Palm Springs-based organization also gave the city a $5,000 kilowatt solar system for its portable stage that’s used during community events. HPE promotes energy awareness and environment preservation. […]

Alta Verde Group Heralds New Era With All-Solar Developments

By | 2018-02-26T19:43:20-07:00 January 6th, 2014|News, Residential Solar|

Rancho Mirage, CA, May 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 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.” The company has positioned its brand over the last several years to augment their renowned architectural projects. Now [...]

HPE Assisting the Energy Academy

By | 2013-09-26T23:41:40-07:00 September 26th, 2013|News|

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 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 [...]

V. Manuel Perez Pushes for Renewable Energy Bill

By | 2013-09-19T23:48:07-07:00 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]