Our society is moving rapidly towards electrification. Building electrification is good for the climate, good for our health, and good for our economy. We’ll all be using more electricity — it’s inevitable. Luckily, using all this extra electricity for our heating and our cars is inexpensive when you get it… Read More »Biggest Electrification Roadblock is Your Utility
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%
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 Now a Tesla Powerwall Installer As TOU rates change, energy storage is becoming a more attractive investment when paired with a solar system. By adding an energy storage system (battery), one can power certain portions of their home indefinitely regardless of the availability of grid power. Much… Read More »Batteries On the Rise
Requested by and then not published by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) in Nov 2010 Is Residential Solar Sustainable by Nate Otto As a construction professional for more than two decades I’ve witnessed my share of poor construction and business practices. Maybe I was being naive, but one of… Read More »Is Residential Solar Sustainable