At least one gigawatt of rooftop solar power capacity has been installed in California to date. This is according to a report released by the Environment California Research and Policy Center.
The solar industry got a black eye when Solyndra collapsed. But despite the setback, it continues to grow, especially in the Bay Area.
After all the bad news regarding solar companies in recent times, here’s something good this time. Chevron unveiled its solar power system in an oil field in California.
Cogenra Solar is a solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions provider. It announced that it completed a solar cogeneration project at General Hydroponics, which is the leading manufacturer of indoor agricultural systems and fertilizers for crops.
The Huntington Beach City School District, in cooperation with Chevron Energy Solutions, is planning to install solar panels at Seacliff, Dwyer, Hawes, and Smith Schools. The city estimates that this will save them at least $75,000. But the plan is met with objections from the locals. There’s a group of parents protesting and asking for […]
There are five states in the U.S. that are leading the way in incorporating renewable energy sources within their borders. These are the reasons why Arizona, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, and New York are the top five solar states in the country.
Palo Alto Electric is offering customers grants for installing solar panels through the Photovoltaic Partners Program, encouraging homes and businesses to install photovoltaic systems.
California Solar Initiative has various incentive programs, including the Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing Program, or SASH, which GRID Alternatives administers on behalf of utilities.
Southern California Gas Company is offering a rebate on qualified tankless water heaters. Customers can save up to $200 on models with an Energy Factor of 0.90 or higher.
Colton Electric Utility makes installing solar panels cheaper by providing rebates to its customers. CEU’s goal is to have four megawatts of photovoltaic solar energy by December 31, 2016.