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Posts Tagged ‘Smart Meters’

Solar and the Grid

Why (and How) the Grid of the Future Will Change Source: EcoOutfitters.net Post Written by DawnAllcot “We live in a global world … and the fact is, if everybody on the planet lived like we do in America, we’d need 10 planet Earths. This is a sad fact, but, unfortunately, we’re all going to have to…

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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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Buy Low, Sell High with Solar

Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Third in a series of four posts on Smart Meters and Solar by EcoOutfitters featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for HelioPower. There’s a lot of false information out there about smart meters. Some groups claim microwave radiation from smart meters can cause cancer and other diseases, which…

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Will a Smart Meter Work with Solar?

Source:  EcoOutfitters.net Reporter:  Dawn Allcot Second in a series of four posts on Smart Meters and Solar featuring Scott Gordon, Vice President of  Residential Sales for HelioPower. If you began reading this blog post with another question in mind, you’re not alone. Rather than wondering if a smart meter will work with a solar PV…

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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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Just Add Solar Live Webcast

Join HelioPower’s Scott Gordon this Saturday, October 22 in a live webcast at 1pm.  Learn about smart meters and solar, and how to “just add solar” to ensure your family’s privacy and contain the rising cost of electricity. Smart meters are being installed on millions of homes in California.  By installing solar you can ensure…

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Gordon to address proposed SDG&E charges on Saturday

HelioPower’s Scott Gordon will address the new proposed surcharges to solar users announced this week by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) at solar meetings in Laguna Niguel this Saturday. NC Times announced today that “Homeowners with solar power may have to dig a little deeper to pay off their green investment if regulators approve…

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Smart Meter Discovery

Smart meters are here…whether we want them or not. The installation of millions of smart meters by utilities worldwide, including San Diego Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas & Electric here in California, have also brought concerns, questions, fears and curiosity. There are concerns about “Big Brother” watching, paying more for our…

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Smart Meters can either work for you—or against you.

Smart Meters can either work for you—or against you. Tens of millions of smart meters are being installed globally. In California alone 13 million homeowners will have a smart meter by the end of 2012. It will monitor your energy use, tying you into a smart grid world. If you have a monthly electric bill…

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Video: How to Read Your Smart Meter

Have questions about the new meter installed on your home?  Do you wonder how it works?  Will it record energy use differently than the “old” version?   Will the new smart meter change your energy bill? HelioPower’s Scott Gordon answers all your questions in this new video, “How to Read Your New Smart Meter.” “While most…

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Smart Meter Events Begin in CA

Have questions about the new meter installed on your home?  Do you wonder how it works?  Will it record energy use differently than the “old” version?   Will the new smart meter change your energy bill? These questions and more will be answered in a free seminar series that kicks off this week in California.  Called…

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How much do you understand about Smart Meters and Solar?

While most homeowners are familiar with the installation of smart meters on their homes, many are seeking more information about the smart meters’ impact on their electric bills and their ability to lower or control their electricity costs with solar in this new “smart grid” enabled world. “10 Things about Smart Meters & Solar” by HelioPower provides information to homeowners about smart meters and how they work with solar.

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Got Smart Meter?

Southern California Edison is installing smart meters in the Coachella Valley.  Smart grid, smart meters…what is their impact on your electricity bill?  Can solar help you offset rising electricity bills?  Is it cost effective to go solar now?  What do you need to know to go solar?   What can you do before you go solar…

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