Solar Power System for SkyRose Ranch SAN MIGUEL, Calif.—June 29, 2017—Helio Energy Solutions announces the successful completion of a 215.7 kiloWatt (kW) DC commercial photovoltaic system at the Southern California facility of SkyRose Ranch.  The 215.7kW system is augmented with PredictEnergyTM commercial energy management software. The cloud-based software provides real-time energy data with cost analysis…

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Solar Power System for Ladera Sports Center ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.—APRIL, 20, 2017—Helio Energy Solutions is pleased to announce the successful completion of two commercial photovoltaic systems at the state-of-the-art Southern California sports center in Ladera Ranch. The 63,000 square-foot gym now sports a 343kW (kilowatt) system optimized with SolarEdge’s DC optimized inverter solution, coupled with…

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Cost Effective O&M for Commercial Systems O&M is one area that presents some opportunities. Many of the cost effective O&M considerations that impact cost and revenue—such as performance optimization, system up time and operational efficiency—relate directly to inverter and monitoring system selection. The performance ratio for a commercial PV system compares the actual energy production…

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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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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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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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EV Charging Stations Are Installed At Neighborhood Superstore Fast EV Charging Stations are expected to improve charging service and convenience for EV drivers. MURRIETA – October 20 2016—Helio Energy Solutions, Inc., and EVgo are pleased to announce the successful installation of EVgo’s DC Fast Charging Stations at a Southern California Neighborhood Superstore at the intersection…

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Energy Storage System Reduces Energy Costs At Blisterpak Behind-the-meter energy storage system expected to save Blisterpak an estimated $42,000 per year on utility bills LOS ANGELES – OCTOBER 5, 2016 – Helio Energy Solutions, Inc., a leading energy solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has installed Sharp’s SmartStorage® behind-the-meter energy storage solution at…

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Solar Tax Lease

Commercial Solar Lease uses the Investment Tax Credit to reduce financing costs Helio Micro Utility, the leading independent energy advisory serving solar developers, EPCs and electrical contractors, is unveiling a ITC-friendly commercial solar lease – a simple operating lease that uses tax benefits to reduce payments.  Finally – Commecial Solar Lease makes small solar affordable Our…

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Shared Solar Problems – Solutions Are Coming In July Aaron Clay of SunSwarm and I presented on shared solar problems and paths forward as part of the American Solar Energy Society conference*.  Whether you call it community solar, shared solar or if you are pursuing Community Choice Aggregation, there are incremental challenges awaiting project developers at…

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Going Solar is easy, paying for it is hard. So, Helio mU has crafted a Solar Financing Guide to narrow your options. Please click here to see the complete guide. The Decision to Go Solar is Easy… Click to see the full Solar Financing Guide Making the decision to go solar is relatively easy.  It usually it…

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PredictEnergy™ software platform uses advanced analytics to integrate energy and power, and plant production parameters with utility tariff cost analysis. Murrieta, CA, January 25, 2016:  Helio Energy Solutions Energy Solutions, the leader in cloud based energy analytics, today announced the appointment of Thomas (TR) Bietsch Sr. to the role of Chief Technology Officer.  TR most…

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Solary Policy: Net Energy Metering Trends map

2015 brought welcome solar policy news for solar developers, installers, financiers and electricity consumers – here’s what you need to know: US Solar Policy: ITC Extended Last December Republicans and Democrats negotiated an energy horse-trade which resulted in an extension of the 30% Investment Tax Credit. Republicans wanted an end to the 4-decade old ban on most US oil…

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