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Posts Tagged ‘Home Solar Power’

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 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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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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Orphaned Solar

What do you do with an Orphaned Solar System? The inspiration for this blog comes from the increasing number of phone calls HelioPower has received recently from orphaned solar consumers.  An orphaned solar power system is one abandoned by the original installation firm. A few years ago, an orphaned solar power system would have seemed…

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Solar Santa Monica Asks “Solar – Should I Own or Lease?” at Upcoming Residential Workshop, Tuesday, October 26th

On Tuesday, October 26th, Solar Santa Monica presents, “Home Solar with No Money Down.” The residential workshop is meant to answer the question many homeowners ask, “Solar – Should I Own or Lease?” through a panel discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of two types of solar financing –  residential solar leases and power purchase…

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Solar Education Event, Oct 5 in Rancho Bernardo, CA

By Paige Strohson HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has just mailed out notices for Smart Meter installation, did you get yours?  What do Smart Meters mean to your household?  Recently, SDG&E announced it has requested approval from the Public Utility Commission for approval to charge higher rates for daytime electricity…

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The Seasons of Solar

By Derek Girling HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant Just like our earth’s annual trek around the sun, the solar energy business has its seasons as well. While not as clearly evident as bright flowers blooming after spring showers or leaves drying into brilliant autumn hues, our industry’s climate is driven by three strong forces – hot…

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Accurate Solar System Sizing for New Custom Homes

  By Tyler Michael Director/New Solar Homes Division, HelioPower How much solar do I need? This is the first question that we hear when asked to design solar for a new custom home. If you get an answer to that question from someone who does not ask you at least four or five questions back,…

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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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More states want solar power to be option on new homes

From USA Today, April 6, 2009: “More states want solar power to be option on new homes” A growing number of states are moving to require home builders to offer solar electricity and hot- New home solar power system in California installed by HelioPower water systems in new homes, right alongside more traditional options such…

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