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2013 Solar Decathlon

Team USC’s entry, for example, had many outstanding features, including an extendable solar patio cover.

Transforming the Future

Electric conversion losses amount to much the same. For the full story, see Karl’s latest “Plugged In” column at the Ventura County Reporter.

Governor-Backed Bill AB 327 Calls for Unlimited Solar Future

Sacramento – AB 327 (Perea) began the 2013 legislative session as the biggest residential rate reform bill in a decade. With amendments coming out of Governor Brown’s office, AB 327 will likely leave the legislature as one of the state’s most… Read more »

National Plug In Day(s)!

a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles Throughout the weekend of September 28 – 29, 2013, events across the US and other countries will celebrate the third annual National Plug In Day. Each celebration… Read more »

Santa Barbara Couple Driving on Sunshine!

California Solar Electric was delightful to work with, from Aaron, my knowledgeable and responsive sales consultant to the friendly installation crew.  I’m excited to be powering my home and electric car with solar.  I also switched to Time of Use… Read more »

Happy Customer Saves Money, Saves Electricity

(above) First Month Usage After Solar Panel Installation (below) Two Previous Months Before Solar Panel Installation Check out my first full month SCE bill after activating my solar system. Also, see the total usage profile by day for the billing… Read more »

State Solar Jobs Map Released

Complete Data can be viewed at: Today, the Solar Foundation released their State Solar Jobs Map, a web-based tool providing the first-ever highly credible solar jobs numbers for each of the fifty states. These new state numbers build upon TSF’s… Read more »

Solar Speaks: Why Is Peter Lynch Bragging About His Solar Stocks?

Original Article and Sources: Solar Power World   April 11, 2013     Frank Andorka   Welcome to another edition of Solar Speaks, Solar Power World’s podcast series that gives you the opportunity to hear from the industry’s biggest newsmakers — in… Read more »