Residential Solar Tax Credit Extended through 2023

By |2020-12-30T11:16:03-08:00December 29th, 2020|Categories: News, Solar|Tags: , , , , , |

Solar Tax Credit to Stay at 26% for Two More Years Last week, Congress passed a $900 billion COVID Relief package combined with a 1.4 trillion Omnibus Spending Bill providing extended funding and policy changes for several sectors this upcoming Fiscal Year (2021) bringing positive news to the renewable energy sector. Included in the Omnibus [...]

SC Edison to Increase Electric Rates by 14%

By |2020-06-22T09:58:13-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 a 20.5% increase in SCE’s [...]

Architectural Bike Ride 2020 Weekend 2

By |2021-03-24T10:11:57-07:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy is excited to be hosting our bi-annual Midcentury Bike Ride for yet another year in honor of Modernism Week! The “architectural bike ride” will consist of riding through several Palm Springs neighborhoods that contain midcentury homes. Though the tour is planned as a group event, we will be providing an electronic copy [...]

CANCELED Disco Ball Replay 2019

By |2019-12-17T10:51:57-08:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. Hot Purple Energy is proud to be the presenting sponsor of R & B Productions’ three series dance event. Hot Purple Energy, being an energy advocate will be providing the lights for the stage/dance floor using LED lights. We invite you to relive your high school days and join us [...]

Big Rock Cars, Stars, & Rock N Roll

By |2019-10-23T11:23:53-07:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |

We are super excited to be the energy sponsor for Big Rock Pub’s Cars, Stars and Rock N’ Roll Event!  Join us for a 3-day outdoor event that will include live music, auctions, a BBQ Festival and more! In addition, a no reserve automotive and music memorabilia auction will be held, with portions of the [...]

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 [...]

30% Solar Investment Tax Credit Coming To an End!

By |2019-12-21T21:07:38-08:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: FAQ, Residential Solar, Solar, Solar Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 end of the 2019 year.  [...]

Lifestream 9 Cities Challenge

By |2019-07-22T10:50:24-07:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , |

  Help save a life this summer and join the Lifestream 9 Cities Challenge by donating blood at a mobile blood drive or donor center! Visit Lifestream's website for ongoing blood drives throughout the Coachella Valley!        

Kilowatt Wednesday NBC Palm Springs

By |2019-12-21T21:12:07-08:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Residential Solar, Solar|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of Solar, Energy Efficiencies, [...]

National Philanthropy Nominee Reception 2018

By |2018-08-24T13:30:49-07:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

As an honored recipient of the "Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation" Award last year on "Change the World with A Giving Heart" National Philanthropy Day, we are excited to be providing the entertainment in the form of our Hot Purple Energy All-Stars this October at the National Philanthropy Nominee Reception. This year’s distinguished Honorees include: OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPISTS [...]

Save Oswit Canyon! WE ARE 90% THERE!

By |2021-01-04T11:56:15-08:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

UPDATE: ENOUGH FUNDING WAS RAISED TO SAVE OSWIT CANYON IN 2019 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 [...]

Palm Springs Health Run & Fitness Expo 2018

By |2018-01-18T13:49:52-08:00January 27th, 2018|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

Join Hot Purple Energy and the City of Palm Springs this January to kick off the New Year in a heart-healthy way! As a continuing partner of the American Heart Association, we at Hot Purple encourage heart-healthy lifestyles and therefore are very excited to be the energy sponsor at this event! The Health Run & [...]

World Environment Day 2017

By |2017-05-22T09:15:57-07:00June 4th, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |

Hot Purple Energy is looking forward to celebrating World Environment Day with the local community this year and is excited to take part in sponsoring an educational and fun event!  The event's host, CREEC  (California Regional Environmental  Education Community) is an organization that focuses on enhancing the environmental literacy  of both students and teachers throughout the state [...]

Modernism Week Bike Ride 2017

By |2017-01-11T14:44:52-08:00February 25th, 2017|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy is excited to host its sixth annual Architectural Bike Tour during Modernism Week. This year we are celebrating famed local architect William Krisel by starting the tour on the newly-minted William Krisel Way, adjacent to the Ocotillo Lodge and will then head south through the neighborhoods of Twin Palms, Indian Canyons, Kings [...]

Celebrating William Krisel 2017

By |2017-01-18T09:14:28-08:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |

Hot Purple Energy is excited to be hosting a cocktail hour in celebration of William Krisel at a local Palm Springs Krisel home. Guest speaker Robert Imber -Architectural Historian, Author, Educator and Humanitarian- will be giving a short speech on mid-century Architecture and  specifically, on William Krisel. Robert will be available to answer questions afterwards [...]

Props N’ Hops 2016

By |2016-08-24T11:56:10-07:00November 19th, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , |

Back for the 5th year, the Palm Springs Air Museum will be hosting the Props N' Hops Craft Beer Festival that will feature West Coast craft breweries, including some our own local and well-known breweries in the Coachella Valley -La Quinta Brewing Co. and CVB (Coachella Valley Brewing Co.). Along with extensive beer choices, there [...]

23rd Annual Evening Under the Stars Gala

By |2016-04-26T12:03:12-07:00April 30th, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

The Evening Under the Stars event is without a doubt one of the best events held in the Coachella Valley each year.  But more, it's an amazing opportunity to support the Aids Assistance Program on their annual fundraising mission to supply food to those in need and living with HIV/AIDS in the Coachella Valley. Please [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]