HPE Now Carrying Generac Home Backup Generators

By |2020-08-14T15:12:50-07:00June 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 for Off-Grid projects. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2020-08-13T13:23:02-07:00March 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. [...]

SCE Strikes Again With New TOU Rate Structure

By |2020-08-24T07:36:46-07:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Residential Solar, TOU Rate Structure|Tags: , , , , , |

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, to make a shift [...]

SCE High Usage Charge Notice: The 400% Letter

By |2017-09-28T16:38:11-07:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Solar|Tags: , , , , |

DON'T PANIC IT'S JUST SCE MOVING THE GOAL POSTS We have received several calls and emails from clients and neighbors concerned over a letter they received from Southern California Edison stating that their usage is 400% above the allowed baseline usage level and that they will now be charged a High Usage Charge. It’s important [...]