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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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Home Solar Power, Reuse, and Recycling

How to make an Environmental Impact As many Californians are installing home solar power in order to save money and lessen their environmental impact, they are also looking for additional ways to reduce their environmental footprint. Two great ways to make an additional impact (and save or make some money) come in the areas of…

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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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Developing and selling solar projects?

Developing and selling solar projects? Don’t leave money on the table! Developing and selling solar projects? Getting top-dollar for your commercial solar projects requires a deep understanding of project economics, stakeholder preferences, and the solar project market. In any solar project seeking funding, there are only so many dollars that must be shared among all…

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Electric Power Quality

Electric Power Quality Explained Electric power quality is something largely taken for granted.  We flip on the switch, plug in a device or turn on a piece of manufacturing equipment and we expect it to work. But, when was the last time you took a detailed look at the quality of power supplied by your…

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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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What is the Duck Curve?

The Duck Curve Explained If you’ve heard of the Duck Curve, then you may be aware of the impact that Solar PV is having on California’s electrical grid.  However, if you’re not familiar with the term, you will be soon. Solar PV is a tremendous alternative and sustainable resource for electricity and already produces gigawatts…

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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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