HPE Now Carrying Generac Home Backup Generators

By |2020-06-30T12:44:21-07:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: News, Off-Grid Solar, Solar Batteries|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy is excited to share that we are now carrying Generac home backup generators. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Generac has been manufacturing backup power generators for over 50 years and has become the world’s largest provider of residential backup generators. At Hot Purple, we pride ourselves on carrying several products to offer custom solutions. [...]

What You Should Know About the New CCA: Desert Community Energy

By |2020-03-13T16:21:48-07:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: News, Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , |

If you live in Palm Springs, Cathedral City, and Palm Desert, you've probably heard about the new Community Choice Aggregator (CCA), Desert Community Energy (DCA). We've been getting a lot of inquiries in regard to the new CCA from existing clients as well as new potential clients and we would like to provide some clarification. [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2019-12-17T10:02:27-08:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 |2019-10-14T12:40:49-07:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

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

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 |2019-08-01T15:58:13-07:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News, Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , |

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 |2018-01-23T08:58:42-08:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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 |2019-08-01T16:26:10-07:00April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Life Beyond Solar|Tags: , , , , |

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 |2018-02-26T19:48:48-08:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: Features, News, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Desert Monument Designations

By |2015-10-08T16:38:24-07:00October 8th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good afternoon, I wanted to send a quick letter and let you know what I have been up to this last week, and to invite you to a meeting hosted by Senator Feinstein on proposed desert monument designations on Tuesday, October 13th. […]

Senator Feinstein Desert Monuments

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

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 |2014-11-20T13:35:11-08:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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

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

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

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 |2014-02-26T13:02:41-08:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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 |2018-02-26T19:43:20-08:00January 6th, 2014|Categories: 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 [...]