The Coachella Valley is a perfect place for solar power, with our abundant sunshine. Many residents already have their homes running on solar to help the environment. Many others may like the idea, but consider it too costly. As News Channel 3’s Jason Sloss reports, changes in the solar industry are making “going-green” more affordable. July…

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KESQ TV News Channel 3 in Palm Desert, CA covered HelioPower install for the Davis residence. The Coachella Valley is a perfect place for solar power. With abundant sunshine, many residents already have their homes running on solar to help the environment. Many others may like the idea but consider it to costly. News Channel…

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Watch the solar time lapse installation of Supervisor Jeff Stone’s photovoltaic system on his home in Temecula, CA, by HelioPower, California’s value leader in home solar.  The time lapse video captures the installation of his 14 kilowatt (kW) solar system on a clay roof using 56 Canadian Solar 250 solar panels and two SMA inverters.…

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What holds homeowners back from using solar to reduce outrageous electrical bills?  Most property owners know solar is good for the environment, good for local U.S. economies and good for lowering their electric bills, which they also know from experience will keep climbing higher. Here are three things they also should know:  (1) The price…

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By Tyler Michael, Sales Manager/Southern California HelioPower Solar Inc. Recently, I read an article in the local paper about the Western Riverside Council of Government’s (WRCOG) new Home Energy Renovation Opportunity Program (HERO). As a long-time professional in the solar industry, I was delighted to see that many of the former obstacles that made similar…

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Popular HelioPower ‘Solar Overload’ Video Tracks Just How Many Appliances it Takes to Spin a Residential Power Meter Forward with a Typically Sized Solar Power System With another summer upon us and residential electric bills about to increase, we are revisiting our popular “Solar Overload” a first-of-its-kind video demonstrating how many appliances it takes to…

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Patch Maggie Avants, June 3, 2012 “I wanted to be one of the first to go through our HERO program at WRCOG,” said Stone, who flipped the switch to his new HERO solar system at a brief ceremony, held to spread awareness of the program. Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone is the latest to go…

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HelioPower takes the lead in promoting HERO installations, including one on Jeff Stone’s home. Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone is the latest to go solar under the nation’s largest renewable energy campaign taking place right here in   Supervisor Jeff Stone (Right) with HelioPower’s Brad Schmell at HERO financed solar install. western Riverside County. HelioPower,…

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HelioPower takes the lead in promoting WRCOG solar installations, including one on Jeff Stone’s home. MURRIETA, Calif., June 1, 2012 – Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone is the latest to go solar under the nation’s largest renewable energy campaign taking place right here in western Riverside County. HelioPower, the region’s largest solar provider, is taking the…

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2.1 Gigawatts of Solar Potential Will Power Nearly 500,000 Homes Last week the California Public Utility Commission (PUC) unfettered 2.1 gigawatts of additional solar power potential, enough clean energy generation for nearly 500,000 homes. In their May 24 clarification ruling on the calculation formulas for net metering (NEM) the commissioners ruled for the solar industry,…

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New studies by Bloomberg and Harris Interactive point to solar’s cost competitiveness Source: Forbes Writer: Justin Gerdes Are the decision-makers entrusted with determining the future of energy infrastructure operating under an outdated understanding of the cost-competitiveness of solar power? In many cases, the answer is yes, according to a paper released last week by Bloomberg…

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Values of the California Home Solar Value Leader By Scott Gordon SVP, Sales, HelioPower When an independent study affirmed HelioPower as the low price leader in California among the top 100 or so solar installers (we’re consistently in the top ten by number of installations these days) we were ecstatic! When it then became apparent…

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