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Posts Tagged ‘HelioPower’

Vanilla Solar is the Order of the Day

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Vanilla Solar just too plain? Ok, let’s face it, who doesn’t like vanilla? It’s a wonderful base for all kinds of delicious treats. I use vanilla almond milk in my morning smoothie. For many, vanilla ice cream is the perfect complement to a slice of hot apple pie, and if you’re a purest like me,…

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How Many Appliances it Takes to Overload Solar

Popular HelioPower ‘Solar Overload’ Video Tracks Just How Many Appliances it Takes to Spin a Residential Power Meter Forward with a Typically Sized Solar Power System With another summer upon us and residential electric bills about to increase, we are revisiting our popular “Solar Overload” a first-of-its-kind video demonstrating how many appliances it takes to…

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Solar More Competitive Than Most Realize

New studies by Bloomberg and Harris Interactive point to solar’s cost competitiveness Source: Forbes Writer: Justin Gerdes Are the decision-makers entrusted with determining the future of energy infrastructure operating under an outdated understanding of the cost-competitiveness of solar power? In many cases, the answer is yes, according to a paper released last week by Bloomberg…

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How HelioPower Helps U.S. Economy

Values of the California Home Solar Value Leader By Scott Gordon SVP, Sales, HelioPower When an independent study affirmed HelioPower as the low price leader in California among the top 100 or so solar installers (we’re consistently in the top ten by number of installations these days) we were ecstatic! When it then became apparent…

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Reduce Energy Expense with Biomass

HelioPower tour showcases compelling case for use of biomass to reduce California Ag industry’s energy costs and create additional profits with sale of biochar Sunshine isn’t nature’s only affordable source of renewable energy. Biomass is organic fuel, and can offer compelling returns to California growers and food processors. HelioPower Vice-President of Business Development Tom Millhoff…

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Energy Funding Program Gets Award

WRCOG HERO Energy Funding Program Takes Top Regional Honor; HelioPower Projects Featured in Award Video Source:  Press Enterprise At the Southern California Association of Governments 2012 Regional Conference and General Assembly, the Western Riverside Council of Governments was presented with the President’s Award for Excellence for its HERO Financing Program. SCAG’s highest award was presented…

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HelioPower Client Wins Second Energy Center Award

Maplewood Homes Adds Energy Center Award to its Accolades The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) and HelioPower won the 2011 Energy All-Star Award for Outstanding Innovation in a Building Project.  The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) recognized HACSB’s Maplewood Homes for creating a sustainable and clean environment through specific actions…

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Solar Financing Recap on #Solarchat

#SolarChat Focuses on Solar Financing, ROI and Customer Needs   Source: EcoOutfitters.net April 5, 2012 What happens when a group of solar installers from across the country get together to discuss how best to serve the solar market — with simplified proposals, easy-to-compare estimates, and pitches that really relate to what the customer wants? If…

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Report Ranks HelioPower Solar Value Leader

Findings based on price per watt and installation time among top companies in the state HelioPower delivers the highest value in home solar in California, according to an independent consumer study of all major solar power installers in the state. Figures released this month by PV Solar Report, a daily digest for California’s solar power…

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How Solar Leases Mask High Prices

What You Need To Know When Shopping For a Home Solar System By Scott Gordon SVP, Sales, HelioPower I consider myself among the lucky. I had the good fortune to land a job in solar sales way back in 2007. Back then, times were simpler. The majority of my customers paid for their systems with…

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Maplewood Homes Wins Novogradac Award

The Maplewood Homes Community, a development of The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), has received this year’s Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits “Development of Distinction” award for outstanding achievement in the Renewable Energy category.  The project was designed and constructed by HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company based in California. The…

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How a Solar PV Array Can Preserve Your Privacy

Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Final post in this series on Smart Meters and Solar by EcoOutfitters featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for HelioPower. In this, the final of our four-part series on smart meters and solar PV arrays (start here), we’re going to address one of three dangers HelioPower CEO Scott…

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What is a Smart Meter?

Who is it Really Smart For? Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot First in a series of four posts on Smart Meters and Solar featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for HelioPower. If you’ve heard a lot about “smart meters” lately, here’s the deal… A smart meter is a digital device that replaces your…

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