Energy News For The Smart Homeowner

Should You Go Solar Before The Next Administration Changes The Rules?

 

"Green energy is just an expensive feel-good for tree-huggers"

There has been a big push to develop alternative forms of energy—so-called green energy—from renewable sources. That's a big...

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American Solar is looking for a stellar admin!

 

American Solar is growing. If you would like to work in Sausalito, and in the coveted solar industry with its impeccable global warming cred to boot, take a look here.

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Time for that solar panel installation in: NEM 1.0 is almost over

 

Changes are coming to PG&E customers. We can expect rate increases in December if not sooner, and the much discussed NEM 2.0 switch-over will, at the current pace of solar installations, most...

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Church Divinity School Of The Pacific Goes Solar

 

The Church Divinity School Of The Pacific, the largest Episcopal seminary west of the Mississippi, received its permit to operate its complete solar energy systems on Thursday October 20, 2016....

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With Solar Panels, You Get What You Pay For

 

The first class action settlement for faulty solar panels is in the books.

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ASC handles solar panels for UC Berkeley entry in this weekend's THIMBY Competition

 

10 California Colleges are competing in The Tiny House Competition this weekend. The contest will be held on Saturday October 15 at Cosumnes River College, parking lot E. There will be 10 tiny...

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ASC's Robert Seton Helps Solar Renewal At Kapawi Lodge

 

The Kapawi EcoLodge is hidden deep in the Ecuadorian rain forest. It is one of the foremost eco-lodges in the Amazon Basin, and provides a sustainable boost to the economy of the local Achuar...

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Fall run starts for solar panel installation

 

Changes are coming to PG&E customers. We can expect rate increases in December if not sooner, and the much discussed NEM 2.0 switch-over will, at the current pace of solar installations, most...

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PACE Financing could make solar leases a thing of the past

August 2, 2016 Torgeir Hansson

PACE financing is still relatively unknown among many homeowners. Once the financing option becomes better known, we expect a migration to PACE from leases and Power Purchase Agreements.

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PG&E RATE HIKES FOR SOLAR STILL A FEW MONTHS AWAY

For those who are in the process of considering solar, it is important to follow an obscure metric known as the NEM 2.0 trigger tracker. It could make a 10% difference to the long-term savings you...

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