Commercial Energy Storage Explained

What you need to know about Energy Storage in the Commercial environment The current jargon heard these days when discussing energy, energy savings and energy management is all about commercial energy storage.  But what is exactly is “energy storage”? Here’s what you need to know. Energy storage can be any technology that captures energy from…

Read More

5 Reasons why you should go solar now!

San Diego Net Metering Net Metering 2.0 (NEM 2.0) removes barriers for going solar in PG&E, SDG&E and SCE territories. That means San Diego net metering is about to get a lot more certainty. Net Metering is the billing process that credits solar energy system owners for the electricity they add to the grid. Originally,…

Read More

GreenThink Radio Interview

GreenThink Radio Interview GreenThink is a radio show hosted by Tracy Thomas, who is considered a media thought leader in the renewable energy space.  She was kind enough to ask me to be on her show on November 29th at the College of the Desert radio station. The interview was prerecorded and she asked me…

Read More

Money Per Kilowatt Hour

Money Per Kilowatt Hour When deciding to get solar for your home or business, it’s very important to understand the math.  The numbers don’t lie. A “watt” is a basic unit of energy. For example, a typical incandescent light bulb may draw 60W. 1000 watts = 1 kW. 1000 watts consumed in one hour = 1 kWh.…

Read More

Smart Meters Explained

Smart Meters Explained: How many appliances does it take to overload solar? Have you ever wondered how many appliances it takes to spin the meter forward? As a leading integrated energy solutions company based in California, HelioPower is committed to educating consumers on the benefits of solar energy and how it can reduce their energy…

Read More

Net Metering Explained

Net Metering Explained Net Metering explained (NEM) talks about the billing process a homeowner’s utility uses when solar or another renewable energy source is added to their home or business. Net Metering is the billing process with the utility to get full retail credit for all electricity generated by the solar system. Net Metering (NEM) is a billing…

Read More

The Whole House Energy Approach

The Whole House Energy Approach HelioPower is an energy solutions company that’s been in business since 2001 providing residential & commercial customers throughout the state of California with comprehensive customized solutions to their energy needs. The whole house energy approach that HelioPower uses is what attracted me to join the team in 2010 as a Residential…

Read More

Commercial Solar Lease Explained

Commercial Solar Lease Explained Commercial Solar Lease Explained provides a detailed explanation on alternative financing for smaller commercial solar projects sized 10kW to 1MW.   In September, Helio Micro Utility (Helio mU) launched our new Commercial Solar Lease, a much-needed financing tool for smaller, hard-to-finance commercial projects (from 10kW to 750kW or more).  Since then,…

Read More

Renewables Integration: Storage and Solar

Renewables Integration HelioPower recently completed construction on two different projects.  Reflecting on these projects provided the idea for this blog on renewables integration. The first project was for Blisterpak, a manufacturer of plastic containers.  HelioPower installed both solar PV and a smart energy storage system to control their energy costs.  The PV system is to generate…

Read More

HelioPower and EVgo Install EV Charging Stations At Local Neighborhood Superstore

EV Charging Stations Are Installed At Neighborhood Superstore Fast EV Charging Stations are expected to improve charging service and convenience for EV drivers. MURRIETA – October 20 2016—HelioPower, Inc., and EVgo are pleased to announce the successful installation of EVgo’s DC Fast Charging Stations at a Southern California Neighborhood Superstore at the intersection of Murrieta…

Read More

HelioPower Installs Sharp’s Energy Storage System and PredictEnergy at Blisterpak

Energy Storage System Reduces Energy Costs At Blisterpak Behind-the-meter energy storage system expected to save Blisterpak an estimated $42,000 per year on utility bills LOS ANGELES – OCTOBER 5, 2016 – HelioPower, Inc., a leading energy solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has installed Sharp’s SmartStorage® behind-the-meter energy storage solution at the Southern…

Read More
Solar Tax Lease

Commercial Solar Lease – affordable ITC-subsidized financing for smaller solar projects

Commercial Solar Lease uses the Investment Tax Credit to reduce financing costs Helio Micro Utility, the leading independent energy advisory serving solar developers, EPCs and electrical contractors, is unveiling a ITC-friendly commercial solar lease – a simple operating lease that uses tax benefits to reduce payments.  Finally – Commecial Solar Lease makes small solar affordable Our…

Read More

How To Buy Power For Less Than Wholesale

How to Buy Power for Less Than Wholesale Find out how to buy power for less than the wholesale price in this article by Mo Rousso   If you examine your monthly electricity bill, you will find numerous line item charges.  Among those charges are Generation charges and Delivery charges.  See the bill below: Generation…

Read More
Page 1 of 4412345...102030...Last »

Pin It on Pinterest