As we approach another Independence Day, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the Independent Energy movement happening on a local and national scale. When Hot Purple Energy opened its doors over 10 years ago, we were on a mission to help our local community make the shift to… Read More »Celebrating Another Year of Energy Independence
How long will this fight for our right to solar our homes go on? Many homeowners are enjoying savings from solar, some are enjoying the freedom of having backup energy along with solar, and others are looking forward to it sometime in the future. As you sit in the AC… Read More »Defend California Rooftop Solar! Stop AB 1139!
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… Read More »New Electric Service Provider in Select Cities: Desert Community Energy
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 utility co. downstream to unknowing neighbors. This arrangement is called Net Energy Metering “NEM” and every rooftop solar client has one defining the way solar is credited to the producer and clean rooftop energy is monetized and distributed locally.Read More »Net Metering Agreement 2.0