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Can solar panels damage your roof?

Solar panel roof damage explained Every year many people decide to go solar. But, most home and business owners are concerned that solar panels will damage your roof. Luckily, solar panel roof damage is extremely rare because solar installers take precautionary steps to prevent damage from occurring. Here’s some information you need to know on…

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How does a Kohler Backup Generator work?

How does a Kohler Backup Generator work? In a previous blog we discussed how people living off grid use energy storage and backup generators. If you live in an area with frequent or disruptive power outages, and you have some type of backup power, you already know the extraordinary benefits of having backup power installed…

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How many solar panels do I need for my home?

How many solar panels do I need? After making the decision to go solar, the next part of the process is to determine the size of your solar panel system. So, “how many solar panels do I need for my home?” Many homeowners want to produce enough energy to eliminate their electric bill. But, to…

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HelioPower Sense Energy Monitor

Sense Energy Monitor We’ve talked about the benefits of various energy saving solutions. However, there is one important fact you need to remember—becoming energy efficient is more than just automating your home with upgrades. Real energy management requires an energy monitoring system. By knowing how much energy your home is using and when it’s using…

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6 Tips to help you stay cool without increasing your electricity bill!

Summer Energy Usage for 2018 Many people think that energy use is higher in winter. But, energy use in the summer is actually similar, or in many locations in the Western US, more than winter energy usage. Last summer, the National Weather Service predicted higher-than-average temperatures in North America with 2018 promising much of the same.…

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How Solar Protection Plans Work

HelioPower’s Solar Protection Plan A solar protection plan is designed to help homeowners manage the cost of unexpected solar repairs and can save homeowners money in lost solar  production. But, how do you know which plan to pick and how do solar protection plans cover regular checks and physical repairs to your solar system? Do I…

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California Regulators Approve Solar Roof Mandate

Everything you need to know about the Solar Roof Mandate Recently, the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a solar roof mandate that requires almost all new residences and major home renovations to include home solar. With the move, California has become the first state in the nation to mandate solar energy installations. The solar roof…

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First Lutheran Church Solar Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

First Lutheran Church Solar Launch Ceremony HelioPower was recently invited to attend First Lutheran Church’s (FLC) Ribbon Cutting Event as special guests for their solar launch ceremony. First Lutheran Church unveiled their new 70.38 kW DC solar photovoltaic (PV) system located in the city of Vista in Southern California.  The solar system was financed through an…

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HelioPower Installs a 70kWDC Solar Power System for First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church Solar Installation HelioPower is pleased to announce the successful installation of a commercial photovoltaic system at the First Lutheran Church of Vista (FLC) in San Diego County. The First Lutheran Church solar installation is a 70kWDC system and designed to greatly reduce FLC’s levelized cost of energy. “Being a longtime advocate of…

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Do you have a solar ready home?

Is your home solar ready? So, you’ve made the decision to go solar. Great! You’re on your way to lowering your  utility bills and improving the environment. Many homeowners are considering putting panels on their home since the cost of solar has decreased and solar technology has become more efficient. But, before you can start…

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How will the summer affect your solar panel efficiency?

Summer Solar Performance It’s never too early to celebrate the fact that summer is on the way. Whether it’s an island vacation or the long break from school, or whether the summer could be good for your health. Everyone has something to look forward to, especially for solar system owners. As we kick back to enjoy…

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HelioPower and Kohler form Strategic Alliance for backup generators

HelioPower is now a Kohler Dealer HelioPower, Inc. is pleased to announce a new strategic alliance with Kohler Power Systems to provide backup generators for HelioPower clients. Through this affiliation, HelioPower will be expanding their whole-house energy approach to include offering installation and support for Kohler Generators.   HelioPower is proud to be a part of Kohler’s prestigious dealer network. As part of its…

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How Will The New Solar Tariff Impact Residential Solar?

Solar Tariff decision has been approved Earlier this week, the Trump Administration announced the approval of the U.S International Trade Commission’s (ITC) recommendation to impose a 30% solar tariff on imported solar panels. The tariff’s goal was to boost U.S manufacturing and level the playing field with Asian manufacturers. The ITC determined that imported solar…

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