Residential Solar

Not your average Solar Installer: Our Whole House Energy Approach Explained

Energy Efficient Solutions We all like to save money on our monthly living expenses. Energy efficiency is a great way to reduce those costs, and to also lower your energy consumption and reduce your carbon footprint. However, it’s imperative that you take steps to realize more sustainable energy efficient solutions for your home. Assess Your…

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HelioPower Appoints Brad Schmehl as Vice President of Integrated Energy Solutions

Integrated Energy Solution Leader MURRIETA, CA—JULY 26, 2017—HelioPower, Inc. a leader and provider of integrated energy solution, today announced the appointment of Brad Schmehl to the role of Vice President of Integrated Energy Solutions. Brad recently served as Regional Energy Solutions Group Manager, spearheading HelioPower’s home energy solutions practice by providing whole house energy solutions…

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How does a Battery Backup System work?

Battery Backup System Explained Energy storage has been a novelty for people trying to live off the grid. While the market continues to grow, new technological developments in energy storage offer one of the best ways to secure your electricity supply. But how does a battery based, energy storage system actually work? When there is electricity…

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What happens when the grid goes down?

Battery Backup vs Generator Backup It makes economical and environmental sense to tie your solar power system to the electrical grid. But trying to figure out if battery or a generator based energy backup system will work best with your solar installation can be confusing. Fossil fuel generators and battery backup systems supply electricity when grid…

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Solar Savings: What Would You Do with Your Extra Money?

Solar Savings with HelioPower Solar panels bring down your energy costs and save you lots of money over many years. For example, if you purchase a 7 kilowatt solar system, which is about 20 to 21 panels, it can save you an estimated $100,000 in energy costs over the span of 20 years! But what…

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Net Metering 2.0: Your Questions Answered

Net Metering 2.0: Your Questions Answered Under the rules adopted by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), SCE is quickly drawing closer to its NEM 1.0 deadline date of July 1st, 2017 and with this deadline comes Net Metering 2.0 (NEM 2.0). SDGE & PG&E have already implemented NEM 2.0 in their territories. NEM 2.0…

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HelioKids: An Introduction to Solar PV

Introduction to Solar PV True or False: Power and energy are the same thing. Albert Einstein received the Nobel prize for the theory of relativity. Watts times Volts equals Amps. If you answered TRUE to any of those questions, you need to watch this session of HelioKids. HelioPower Senior Vice President, Jonah Liebes, provides a…

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How does shade affect solar performance?

Shade and Solar Performance Insolation is the amount of solar radiation reaching a given area. Shade reduces the insolation (solar radiation) that reaches a solar PV (photovoltaic) or thermal array.  And your PV array only needs to be partially shaded to suffer significant production losses. Shading can literally determine whether the financial investment in a solar installation succeeds…

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Save Solar Power Systems!

Save Solar Power Systems! Did your solar company go away with rebates? Do you have questions about your solar production? Does your solar system need saving? Do you want to save solar power? Save our solar! The Situation Tens of thousands of California homeowners enjoy the pleasure of going solar. Unfortunately, many have had the unfortunate…

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3 Useful Solar Tips from a Company Insider

Useful Solar tips from a company insider Buying a solar electricity system can be a very exciting experience. But don’t get too carried away by advertising. Be sure to focus on the important aspects of your purchase as it’s a substantial investment and one you’ll be living with for a long time. Which is why…

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Understanding Renewable Energy (for Kids)

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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HelioPower Announces Formation of Storage Solutions Practice

HelioPower announces formation of Storage Solutions Practice HelioPower 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—HelioPower, Inc. is pleased to announce the formal launch of its innovative energy storage solution practices to provide complete, sustainable energy solutions for residential…

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Energy Storage Technologies

Energy Storage Technologies: The next big thing today! HelioPower 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 energy autonomy.…

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