Category: News

We Recycle the Sun…So Can You!

Happy America Recycles Day– A nationally recognized day and community-driven awareness event dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling. Let’s all do our part!

Join Us at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival in Ojai!

On September 23, the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy is teaming up with Mountainfilm on Tour to bring the original films and the experience of the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival to Ojai. We’re excited to sponsor this event and hope you’ll come out… Read more »

CALSEIA’s Annual Solar Worker Lobby Day

CSE’s owner Cam and dozens of California solar workers traveled near and far on August 9th to attend CALSEIA’s annual Solar Worker Lobby Day. In over 50 meetings with legislative officers, workers from diverse backgrounds spent the time together educating lawmakers about… Read more »

An Airport Run 100% on Solar

Hesitant about getting solar for your home? Maybe this will inspire you–the world’s first airport run 100% on solar! Like many Americans who have converted their homes and businesses to solar, Cochin International Airport in Kerala, India has achieved this… Read more »

California Powers to Record Solar Levels

In 2015 Californians proved once again that they know what to do with the abundance of sunshine our state gets—we put it to work! More than doubling the nation’s total, California added more than 20,000 new solar jobs in 2015…. Read more »

Congress Passes Multi-Year Extension of Solar Tax Credit

This morning, the U.S. Congress passed a multi-year extension of the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC. )  The policy received broad bipartisan support by California’s congressional delegation and was backed by consumers from farmers in the Central Valley to… Read more »

Upcoming ITC Vote = Another Sunny Day for Solar

Today Congressional leaders came to a bipartisan agreement on a bill that includes a long-term extension of the 30% federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) for commercial and residential projects.  Congress is expected to vote on the bill this week, with… Read more »

CPUC Proposes to Protect Net Metering!

If that headline sounds like a second language to you, here’s the simple translation: the utilities proposed to gut one of the most significant benefits to solar customers. We wrote, picketed, called and chanted, and the California Public Utilities Commission… Read more »

The Clock’s Running on Your 30% Solar Investment Tax Credit!

The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) offered by the federal government offers benefits to a very wide group of people. Home owners, commercial entities, the solar industry (and the overall economy itself) have gained from a 30% solar credit. But unless our government votes… Read more »

Solarize Ventura A Huge Success

The home run record of the Solarize programs organized and administered by the Community Environmental Coalition (CEC) of Santa Barbara continues unbroken with the recent success of Solarize Ventura. Check it out Mention this blog and you will be offered… Read more »