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Consumer Report Ranks HelioPower Value Leader in Solar

Findings based on price per watt and installation time among top companies in the state MURRIETA, CA March 22, 2012 – HelioPower delivers the highest value in home solar in California, according to an independent consumer study of all major solar power installers in the state. Figures released this month by PV Solar Report, a daily digest for California’s solar…

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Energy Finance Video – Rick Bishop, WRCOG PACE

The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) has launched the nation’s largest program to finance energy and water conservation improvements. WRCOG Executive Director, Rick Bishop, explains the benefits of the program at a recent event sponsored by HelioPower and Structured Finance in Murrieta.  Here are excerpts from his comments: “…even with the economic slowdown, western…

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Supervisor Jeff Stone goes solar

Solar Finance Video – Supervisor Jeff Stone WRCOG

There’s never been a better time for homeowners in Western Riverside County to go solar. The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) has launched the nation’s largest financing program to help residential property owners pay for the installation of solar panels and other home improvements that will save energy. Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone was…

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Solar Jobs Video – Murrieta Mayor Doug McAllister

The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) has launched the nation’s largest financing program to help residential and commercial property owners pay for the installation of solar panels and other energy improvements that will save energy. Douglas McAllister, mayor of the City of Murrieta, credited the program and HelioPower with helping to create jobs through…

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HelioPower Completes Solar For CA Grape Grower

From Patch. Murrieta-based HelioPower along with Canadian Solar Inc. announced last week the completion of a large-scale commercial photovoltaic system for Guimarra Vineyards Corporation in Bakersfield. The 516-kilowatt system will allow Guimarra Vineyards, one of the largest table grape growers in the U.S., to fulfill its clean energy initiative, according to a news release. The installation uses…

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Canadian Solar and HelioPower Complete 500 kW Solar Power System for Giumarra Vineyards Corporation

PV System to Provide Clean, Renewable Solar Energy to One of Nation’s Leading Table Grape Growers, Fulfilling the Company’s Key Clean Energy Initiative SAN RAMON, MURRIETA and BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – FEB 9, 2012 – Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), HelioPower and Giumarra Vineyards Corporation today announced the successful completion of a 516 kilowatt (kW) dc commercial photovoltaic (PV) system in Bakersfield,…

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Solar Helps Homeowners

Getsolar.com Staff Writers, January 30, 2012 The people of California have plenty of reason to want to invest in solar power. Aside from its plentiful sunlight, the state boasts some of the country’s most stunning natural landscapes. It also suffers from some of the worst air pollution in certain places, with the Rockies to the…

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Who Reigns Supreme in Residential Solar?

Greentech Media By Andrew Krulewitz,  January 27, 2012 Snapshot: In 2010, the market value of all residential solar installed in the U.S. was just shy of $1.8 billion. Once tallied, the 2011 dollar amount will be substantially larger. According to data collected by GTM Research, there are well over 2,000 experienced residential installers fighting for a…

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Solar In California Sheds Light In Nicaragua

Earth Techling by Angeli Duffin, December 15th, 2011 In a new take on sustainable gifting, HelioPower, Power to the People and Canadian Solar announced their collaborative program, Help for the Holidays. Sponsored by Canadian Solar, the program offers California homeowners who install a home solar system free installation, $500 cash back and HelioPower’s commitment to donate to Power the People’s Solar Lighting Program. While…

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Bringing Lights to Nicaragua

A Murrieta-based solar power company is teaming up with a nonprofit to bring solar power to those without lights in Nicaragua. This week, HelioPower and Power to the People launched “Help for the Holidays,” a joint campaign to help households in California and Nicaragua secure affordable solar energy. There are a number of moving parts, according to Glenna Wiseman, vice president…

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HelioPower Gives Back for the Holidays

With the holiday season quickly approaching, HelioPower has teamed up with Canadian Solar and Power to the People to give the gift of solar. Their joint campaign, “Help for the Holidays,” is designed to assist households in California and Nicaragua to obtain affordable solar power. The campaign provides California homeowners the opportunity to receive solar…

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Help for the Holidays Home Solar Program Lights Way for Energy Savings in California and Abroad

Solar industry powerhouses HelioPower, Power to the People, and Canadian Solar team up to help households in California and Nicaragua secure affordable solar energy BERKELEY, SAN RAMON and MURRIETA, Calif.– December 6, 2011 – HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 2000 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, and Power to the…

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Big Bills Turn Into Big Savings

Power can prove to be expensive almost anywhere. Whether it comes from electric heating in Pennsylvania, all-day air conditioning in Arizona or just a family full of movie lovers in Nebraska, utility bills can easily pile up. But that gets a lot easier in states like California that suffer from dramatically higher electricity prices than…

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