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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Winter Solar Performance Winter is coming… and yes, I mean it figuratively and literally because winter is right around the corner. So, while you’re busy buying winter clothes and stocking up on rock salt to clear outdoors areas, the cold (and sometimes even snowy) winter weather can be discouraging. Especially if you’re considering solar energy…

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Water District Energy Demand Management In a contract awarded by the California Energy Commission (CEC), UC Davis’ Center for Water and Energy Efficiency will be running a project with Helio Energy solutions at the Moulton Niguel Water District to better understand how water utilities can become a key tool in helping California manage its roller…

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Wastewater Energy Consumption in a Nutshell Water and energy resources are mutually linked. Satisfying water consumption requires energy and, often, in large quantities. For example, energy is needed for wastewater pumping, wastewater treatment, water distribution, water treatment, and discharge of wastewater. This is called water or wastewater energy consumption. For many municipal governments, drinking water and wastewater…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Dr. Bronner’s Solar Launch Party Last Friday, HelioPower was invited to attend Dr. Bronner’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony as special guests for their solar launch party. Dr. Bronner’s unveiled their new solar photovoltaic (PV) array, which is a 346 kW DC solar carport system located at their primary manufacturing and distribution facility…

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Dr. Bronner’s completes solar PV system as part of their sustainability program Dr. Bronner’s completes solar PV system consisting of a 346kW DC carport and combined with PredictEnergy Analytics as part of their sustainability focus. HelioPower, Inc. and Dr. Bronner’s are pleased to announce the successful installation of a 346 kilowatt (kW) DC solar PV…

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Energy efficient products that will save you money Are you looking to save money every month? Your family’s utility bill is a good place to start. Utility bills are going through the roof these days, especially when we all have more devices and utilities that use more electricity. That said, the physical characteristics of specific…

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