So many of us grew up with Bob’s Big Boy, the iconic L.A. burger drive thru and car hop service so closely associated with Southern California in the 1950s. Today, Big Boy is celebrating his 60th birthday by going green. August 24, 2009 American Icon Goes Solar at 60

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Bob’s Big Boy will celebrate its 60th birthday by throwing a special “Sixty and Solar” ceremony and sock hop celebration Thusday, Sept. 24 to dedicate the restaurant’s new solar power system at the oldest remaining Bob’s Big Boy in the United States, 4211 Riverside Drive, Burbank. The solar dedication of the new 26 kW Canadian Solar photovoltaic…

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As a California Point of Historical Interest, the restaurant with the Big Boy had to get approval for its green project. August 5, 2009 Bob’s celebrates with solar panels Attachments Burbank Leader Bobs Aug 5 09

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Canadian Solar, HelioPower and Bob’s Big Boy launch “Sixty and Solar” celebration to showcase Bob’s solar power installation; invite patron participation TORONTO, Canada, Los Angeles and Murrieta, Calif. – July 16 – Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), HelioPower, Inc. and Bob’s Big Boy of Burbank today announced the launch of the Bob’s “Sixty and…

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By Ric Romero, ABC Channel 7 News:  Would you put solar power in your home if you only had to pay a fraction of the cost? One homeowner did and he’s now saving plenty on his electric bill while helping out the environment at the same time. Stephen Mark tells me he’s really trying to…

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As the California Solar Initiative (CSI) moves into its fourth month, solar businesses in the state are still figuring out how to maneuver through the changing industry landscape and handle some of the issues that have arisen from the state-wide program. March 26, 2007 CSI: Examining California’s Ambitious Solar Program

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The transportation and logistics management associated with moving solar panels can be a make-or-break activity — literally. Solar panels, while rich in electrical energy output, are basically large pieces of framed glass, which if mishandled easily shatter. “We’ve seen them damaged in transit,” said Jonah Liebes, general manager for Murrieta, Calif.-based HelioPower, a solar technology…

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Leading California solar power integration firm promotes Jonah Liebes to Vice President, Operations and Glenna Wiseman to Vice President, Marketing Murrieta, CA – May 12, 2009 –HelioPower, a leading solar power design and installation firm in California and Nevada, today announced the promotions of two managers.  Jonah Liebes, NABCEP certified, was promoted to Vice President,…

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The CPUC has issued the latest CSI Staff Progress Report, which shows a dramatic spike in actual solar installations in the first quarter of 2009. California now boasts more than one-half gigawatt (500 MW) of solar power! This month’s featured photo comes from the Porsche Cars North America Logistics facility in Ontario, Calif., whose 372-module,…

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