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!
Southern California Edison (SCE), the electric utility who services 14 million people across Southern California including most of the Coachella Valley filed an application through the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in August of 2019 to increase their electric utility rates by 14% to customers in 2021 that would net… Read More »SC Edison to Increase Electric Rates by 14%
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… Read More »What You Should Know About the New CCA | Desert Community Energy
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- 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 disasters.… Read More »6 Reasons to Powerwall This Fall
For anyone who has been considering solar for their home, the clock is ticking if you’re looking to get the biggest return on your investment. The federal solar investment tax credit associated with the installation of solar & storage on your home is going to be stepping down at the… Read More »30% Solar Investment Tax Credit Coming To an End!
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… Read More »Hot Purple Energy Now a Tesla Powerwall Installer
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… Read More »Kilowatt Wednesday NBC Palm Springs
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,… Read More »SCE Strikes Again With New TOU Rate Structure
Solar is a very unique Home Improvement. It is an investment in your home that yields dividends annually; it is not just adding comfort to your lifestyle. This is the twist where things can get derailed. Below are the top mistakes we recommend you avoid. Aesthetics Matter. Curb Appeal is… Read More »Mistakes You Want To Avoid When Purchasing Solar
“I have finally set my appointment. Now, what do I do?” If your Account Rep has not confirmed your appointment with you, we recommend you call them to do so either the week of or the day before. The Account Representative will tell you to have an electric bill on… Read More »What Should I Expect at my Solar Appointment?