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Setting the Record Straight on Solar Financing Through HERO

By Tyler Michael, Sales Manager/Southern California HelioPower Solar Inc. Recently, I read an article in the local paper about the Western Riverside Council of Government’s (WRCOG) new Home Energy Renovation Opportunity Program (HERO). As a long-time professional in the solar industry, I was delighted to see that many of the former obstacles that made similar…

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Reduce Energy Cost for Riverside Business

Part 3 of a 3 part series briefing Western Riverside property owners on solar financing now available through the largest U.S. property accessed clean energy (PACE) program. Electricity is a growing expense for many businesses; taking up to 30 percent of a typical office building’s operating costs. With energy rates expected to continue to rise,…

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Finance for Extreme Energy Savings

Part 2 of a 3 part series briefing Western Riverside property owners on solar financing now available through the largest U.S. property accessed clean energy (PACE) program. Commercial buildings in Western Riverside County are participating in one of the nation’s largest campaigns for clean energy and HelioPower is a part of it. The Western Riverside…

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San Diego PACE – Worth Waiting For?

By Scott Gordon Vice President, Residential Sales, HelioPower Recently I’ve been hearing a lot about San Diego’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program both from customers and from solar companies advertising on KPBS. I find this curious as most of the important details (including exactly when this program will roll out, how much money will…

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Update on Home Star, PACE and Solar Financing

GreenTech Media reported yesterday that the Home Star Program is set to benefit the green construction industry in many ways, including those working in solar.  Creating more funds for solar financing, including the growing movement around PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) programs is part of Washington program initiatives.  The article reported: With President Obama asking…

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CANV and 100 Solar Roofs

By “Solar” Sarah Madsen HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant Want to go solar and don’t think you can quite afford it, still? Do you need a little more incentive than the Residential Solar in Suisun installed by HelioPower state and feds can give you (state rebate and federal tax credit)? How about looking into your local…

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Stimulus funds jump-start CA solar-financing program

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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More AB 811 $$$ for solar in Palm Desert

  Palm Desert solar installation by HelioPower 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. The funding…

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Feb 9 Event to Explain Mysteries of AB811

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 HelioPower  businesses a cost-effective way to install solar panels and other energy-saving measures, yet so far only two cities in the Inland Empire have taken…

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AB 811 Helps CA Towns Go Solar!

Since passing in July 2008, California Assembly bill AB 811 has helped hundreds of property owners go solar. AB 811 gives cities and counties authority to create benefit assessment districts in which property owners can decide to “finance” energy upgrades.    Home solar power system in Palm Desert by HelioPower The intent of the Legislature…

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HelioPower at EcoBuild San Diego 2009, Saturday, April 4

HelioPower is pleased participating in EcoBuild San Diego 2009 as a Light Green Sponsor at this second annual event.   From the foundation, to the finishing touches this expo features everything you need to know about sustainable building! EcoBuild San Diego offers education and outreach for fire survivors and homeowners looking to rebuild or remodel…

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