Last week, Canadian Solar Inc (CSIQ) announced that five of its solar module series, CS6P- 220P, 225P, Helio Energy Solutions Temecula, CA solar installation using Canadian Solar modules 230P, CS5P-240M and CS5A- 180M, rank amongst the highest performing in last month’s PV USA (PTC) ratings. PTC ratings are quickly becoming universally accepted standards for measuring…

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If you received a letter and selection form recently mailed from Southern California Edison’s (SCE) to Net Energy Metered (NEM) customers, as required by AB 920, this information if for you.  On October 11, 2009, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 920 (AB920 – Huffman – Solar and Wind Generation) into law.  This law addresses several aspects…

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Source:  Mercury News.  SANTA CRUZ – What’s likely to become the nation’s largest solar loan program is in line for $16.5 million of stimulus funds, setting the stage for potentially hundreds of millions of dollars for small energy projects across California, including Santa Cruz County. The grant, announced Thursday by the California Energy Commission, will…

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The SunRun program, which Helio Energy Solutions offers, enabling homeowners to receive 4 free months of electricity has been extended through the end of February.  If you sign up with SunRun through the end of February, your first 4 months of solar electricity are free! If you sign up in March you get 1 month…

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  Palm Desert solar installation by Helio Energy Solutions The City of Palm Desert has announced the upcoming release of $6 million in new funding for its popular Energy Independence Program. Half of the new funds will be dedicated to loans for energy efficiency improvements with the other half reserved for loans for solar projects.…

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For more than 18 months now, California cities and counties have been empowered to offer residents and Riverside commercial solar installation for Monster Media assisted by city rebate program, installed by Helio Energy Solutions  businesses a cost-effective way to install solar panels and other energy-saving measures, yet so far only two cities in the Inland Empire…

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NBC affiliate Cox Media reporter Diana Guevara caught up with Helio Energy Solutions’s Scott Gordon and solar power client Robert Schmalz in Oceanside for her solar piece Monday, January 25.  Schmalz, a Helio Energy Solutions client who went solar just recently through the solar San Diego 1BOG program, talks about solar as a smart investment:

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For three days in January, San Diego will play host to the first event of its kind in the country. It’s a Green Expo, but an event which will encompass “both sides of green.” Two shows together— all green and all earth friendly. The Green Meets Green Expo will marry The Del Mar Antiques Show…

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Start your year with solar! This year, make solar electricity your New Year’s resolution.  Helio Energy Solutions has made it even easier for you to bring clean, renewable energy to your home with SunRun, the nation’s leading provider of home solar financing.  Sign up with SunRun in the first 3 months of 2010 and we’ll…

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The IRS has an advance proof copy available of the form needed by homeowners to receive a 30% tax credit Solar in Palm Desert, CA installed by Helio Energy Solutions  on a solar power system purchased in 2009 on their primary residence.  Form 5695 for “Residential Energy Credits” can be found here: https://www.irs.gov/app/vita/globalmedia/5695.pdf The tax…

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By Scott Gordon, Helio Energy Solutions If you read Part I of the Ugly Side of Solar series, you learned that proper design, product selection, and installation make all the difference in the aesthetics of your solar system and can mean the difference between a good looking system that’s the envy of your friends and…

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Lower electricity costs and increase safety with LED holiday lights. LED technology (Light Emitting Diode) for holiday lighting is a smart choice. They use 10 times less energy than incandescent mini lights, 100 times less energy than standard bulbs, last more than 50,000 hours, and are safer because they’re virtually indestructible and cool—safe to the…

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Can you really afford another Summer without solar?   The best solar pricing ever in the Coachella Valley… & insights from Coachella Valley residents who have gone solar! Please be our guest on Wednesday, December 9 at 6pm to learn about how you can go solar for as little as $1000 down*.  You will also…

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