Yosemite Style: Understanding Renewable Energy Back in 2000, I was a field biologist inventorying the birds of Yosemite National Park. I lived in a trailer without hot water and had a big dirty dishes problem.  To solve my problem, I made a trip to the local hardware store and bought some black plastic pipe, hose…

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Helio Energy Solutions announces formation of Storage Solutions Practice Helio Energy Solutions is pleased to announce the formal launching of its energy storage practice, providing complete energy solutions for home and business. MURRIETA, Calif.—March 2, 2016—Helio Energy Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce the formal launch of its innovative energy storage solution practices to provide…

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Energy Storage Technologies: The next big thing today! Helio Energy Solutions focuses on four core technologies: Solar Photovoltaics (PV), Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargers, PredictEnergy analytics software, and energy storage technologies. Energy storage technologies provide energy autonomy and cost reduction for residential and commercial clients. The benefits include load management, asset management, energy security, and most importantly…

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Modernism Week: An Insider’s Guide to Modern Innovation With its short distance from Los Angeles, last Thursday, Palm Springs kicked off their perennial cultural phenomenon that is Modernism Week! For those not familiar with Modernism Week, it is a signature February event held annually in the Palm Springs area. Every year, thousands of people attend…

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Understanding Energy For this installment of the HelioKids GATE Program, Jonah Liebes, Senior Vice President at Helio Energy Solutions, presents: “Understanding Energy”. What is energy? What are the different forms of energy? How can we use energy? These were the questions we answered in this recent installment of the HelioKids GATE program. Jonah Liebes, Senior…

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Smart Energy Storage System Installed for Homeowner sonnenBatterie eco smart energy storage system utilizes intelligent energy management software to store PV and manage household energy usage. It is easily extensible to meet any home’s needs. BONSALL, MURRIETA, and LOS ANGELES, Calif.—JULY 2016—sonnen and Helio Energy Solutions announce the successful installation of a sonnenBatterie eco 10…

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Energy Storage in the commercial environment The current jargon heard these days when discussing energy, energy savings and energy management is all about commercial energy storage.  But what is exactly is it? Here’s what you need to know. Energy storage can be any technology that captures energy from an available source and stores it for…

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San Diego Net Metering Solar energy is both exciting and confusing, but now’s the time take control of your destiny. Solar savvy consumers know that ‘Net Metering’ allows you to get credit for electricity your solar system adds to the grid. However, Net Metering rules are changing rapidly. Don’t get left without solar power to…

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GreenThink Radio Interview GreenThink is a radio show hosted by Tracy Thomas, who is considered a media thought leader in the renewable energy space.  She was kind enough to ask me to be on her show on November 29th at the College of the Desert radio station. The interview was prerecorded and she asked me…

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Money Per Kilowatt Hour When deciding to get solar for your home or business, it’s very important to understand the math.  The numbers don’t lie. A “watt” is a basic unit of energy. For example, a typical incandescent light bulb may draw 60W. 1000 watts = 1 kW. 1000 watts consumed in one hour = 1 kWh.…

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Smart Meters Explained: Can solar really cover all your appliances? Have you ever wondered how many appliances it takes to spin the meter forward? As a leading integrated energy solutions company based in California, Helio Energy Solutions is committed to educating consumers on the benefits of solar energy and how it can reduce their energy…

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Net Metering Explained Net Metering explained (NEM) talks about the billing process a homeowner’s utility uses when solar or another renewable energy source is added to their home or business. Net Metering is the billing process with the utility to get full retail credit for all electricity generated by the solar system. Net Metering (NEM) is a billing…

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The Whole House Energy Approach Helio Energy Solutions is an energy solutions company that’s been in business since 2001 providing residential & commercial customers throughout the state of California with comprehensive customized solutions to their energy needs. The whole house energy approach that Helio Energy Solutions uses is what attracted me to join the team in…

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