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Sun Shines on 2013 Solar Grand Prix in Long Beach

As the sun rose over El Dorado Park this past Saturday, large groups of middle school and high school students gathered for the Fourth Annual Solar Grand Prix. The event, hosted by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and partly sponsored by AMECO, focuses on solar energy education by challenging students to work together to a design, build […]

Solar Industry Magazine: Frustrated Installers Say Permitting Holds Back The U.S. Solar Market

More than one-third of U.S. solar installers believe that permitting requirements are limiting market growth, according to a new nationwide study conducted by Clean Power Finance. The study, which the company says is the largest of its kind to date, provides quantifiable evidence of the negative effects that complex permitting regulations have on U.S. solar installers […]

Why AMECO Solar Stands Out From The Crowd – The Facts

Originally organized as Link & Sun Solar Co., AMECO Solar specializes in solar system services including design, installation and repair. As a licensed energy auditor (# 4181), we can provide a feasibility study that encompasses solar and details the complete energy picture for an entire facility. As a licensed solar contractor (# 483280), we do […]

Faster Solar Installs With AMECO Solar!

Solar photovoltaic panels can be installed on many different types of roofs. They can be flush mounted as well as tilted up. Whenever possible it is best to install solar panel mounts while a home is being re-roofed. Composition shingle roofs are the easiest to work with. Tile roofs are more challenging and carrying solar panels […]

How Does Solar Swimming Pool Heating Work?

Solar swimming pool heating is the most cost-effective application of solar energy. Unglazed collectors (solar panels), which are the simplest and least expensive of all collectors, are used almost universally for heating outdoor pools and spas. The heating system itself is normally already required for pools, regardless of whether a solar heating system is added. […]

AMECO Solar: The Advantages of Photovoltaic Power

Photovoltaic solar power is one of the most promising renewable energy sources in the world. Compared to nonrenewable sources such as coal, gas, oil, and nuclear, the advantages are clear: it’s totally non-polluting, has no moving parts to break down, and does not require much maintenance. A very important characteristic of photovoltaic power generation is […]