Recently, Barry Cinnamon (Spice Solar) had a conversation with Pat Redgate, President & CEO of AMECO. Pat has been working with Barry through CALSEIA since 2001, and Barry hosts a weekly radio talk show and podcast in San Jose. Barry discusses the founding of AMECO with Pat, the starts and stops the industry experienced in […]
Power purchase agreements (PPAs) are another third-party financing option that has helped solar. Basically, a power purchase agreement is a contract to buy the electricity produced #Synonyms. Typically, there is no money down and it’ll be less than what you’re paying your utility. PPAs are how most big energy is financed. A power plant is […]
It sounds like we’re saying, “This wildfire sure could use some gasoline!” But more sun may just be a big part of the answer to our drought. There are cities that don’t have running water, and it’s past time to think about making big changes. Our water problem is out of hand and our energy […]
Solar electric panels are the most popular type of solar technology installed by Californian homeowners and businesses. However, there is a whole world of solar energy outside of solar electric systems! We discuss four types in this blog post.
Low income residents in California have a couple options to help make solar panel installation affordable.
Solar energy comes in three different forms, all of which amount to serious savings for homeowners and businesses alike. If you’re unclear why so many Southern Californians have made the switch to solar, check out our new solar infographic featuring the swashbuckling Three Solar-keteers!
This blog post explains how viewing electricity usage on your SCE online account can be useful when in determining if you need a solar panel installation or additional solar panels.
Follow this step-by-step guide (complete with screenshots!) to help you view your electricity usage data online. By seeing how much you use, you may be able to decide whether you need solar panel installation.
Many Southern Californians believe that they need a $150 electric bill in order to qualify for solar panel installation. However, the amount of your electric bill doesn’t limit you from installing solar panels. In our blog post, we explain why solar marketers use the $150 limit.
A solar PPA is a financing option available to homeowners or businesses who want to use solar energy at their property. This educational article lays out the benefits and the downsides.