Category: News

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 »

U.S. Solar Market Grows 76% in 2012

Original Article and Sources: Now an Increasingly-Competitive Energy Source for Millions of Americans Today WASHINGTON, DC and BOSTON, MA – GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) today released U.S. Solar Market Insight: Year-in-Review 2012, the definitive… Read more »

Betting on Chinese Solar is a Crapshoot

by Travis Hoium. original article: An increase in shipments should be good for any company, especially a manufacturing company. But even increasing shipments doesn’t look like it can save the Chinese solar industry from a prolonged, painful consolidation…. Read more »

7 Myths About Solar

Original Post: Solar Power World How to get the public excited about solar power is a hot issue right now, as discussed in this Solar On the Street video from PV America (hint, you may see a familiar face). As… Read more »

Planets Align to Nurture Solar (And Wind) Grid Storage

Original Post: Solar Power World America’s grid is the largest and oldest grid in the world, requiring the most attention, improvement and money.  Mark Johnson of the Department of Energy’s ARPA-E agency program commented at a conference that the grid… Read more »