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One Solar Power Dedication that Brought the Crowd to Tears

By Glenna Wiseman Vice President, Marketing, HelioPower Solar panels are glossy, slick, technical equipment not normally associated with heartfelt emotions.  Even the noble financial and environmental benefits rightfully proclaimed at solar power system unveiling ceremonies don’t engender moist eyes.  Yet today the activation of a solar electric system brought about sentiments not usually ascribed to…

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First Ronald McDonald House in California Goes Solar

Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, Canadian Solar Inc. (“the Company,” “Canadian Solar” or “we”) (Nasdaq: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar companies, and HelioPower, a leading solar power engineering and installation firm, announced today  a new 116kW roof-mount photovoltaic (PV) solar electric system at the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego at…

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The 10,000 Solar Roofs Challenge

Powering 10,000 homes with solar roofs in the United States might sound Solar home in Corona, CA. Solar installation by HelioPower. like a big challenge. You might, however, change your mind in light of the following statistics.  According to the U. S. Census Bureau figures, there were 69,865,957* homes in the year 2000 considered “detached, single…

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Solar Art for Father’s Day!

Want something unique to do with the kid’s this weekend for Father’s Day? Then join HelioPower Solar Energy consultant, Derek Girling, at the 1st Riverside Solar Day this Saturday at the Riverside Plaza. The event takes place from 10am until 2pm and will include making solar art! With lots of solar information on ha…nd, the…

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Bi-partisan sun endorses both green parties

Bi-partisan sun endorses both green parties in upcoming special election to reduce CO2 emissions and lower the cost of electricity! By Derek Girling HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, Independent or Tea Partier, our sun graciously shines on you almost each and every day. However in this year’s election, the sun…

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How 1BOG Helps Make Solar More Appealing to Mainstream Customers

An excerpt from the original 1BOG solar post by Warren Schirtzinger for Renewable Energy When faced with a purchase decision that involves high 1BOG solar purchasing campaign installation in Palm Springs by HelioPower cost and/or high risk, pragmatic customers (starting with the early majority) will not buy until they see proven/leading suppliers, references from people…

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In Honor of Oil?

Friday, May 28, 2010. An editorial reprinted from Green Builder Media by Sara Gutterman, CEO & Publisher. To many people, Memorial Day means a hot barbeque, a much welcome three-day weekend, and the beginning of summer vacation. It’s easy to forget the significance of the holiday, which, originally called Decoration Day, is a commemoration of…

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HelioPower Aligns with AQT to Speed Market Entry of CIGS

AQT, a leading developer of low-cost CIGS (copper- indium-gallium-diselenide) thin-film solar cells, today announced key partnerships with two leading solar companies to drive the delivery and deployment of AQT’s breakthrough solar cells into commercial projects beginning in 2010. The partnerships with Solar Enertech and HelioPower validate AQT’s unique business model and will accelerate fulfillment of…

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San Diego PACE – Worth Waiting For?

By Scott Gordon Vice President, Residential Sales, HelioPower Recently I’ve been hearing a lot about San Diego’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program both from customers and from solar companies advertising on KPBS. I find this curious as most of the important details (including exactly when this program will roll out, how much money will…

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The Seasons of Solar

By Derek Girling HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant Just like our earth’s annual trek around the sun, the solar energy business has its seasons as well. While not as clearly evident as bright flowers blooming after spring showers or leaves drying into brilliant autumn hues, our industry’s climate is driven by three strong forces – hot…

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