[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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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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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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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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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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Part 1 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. There’s never been a better time for homeowners in Western Riverside County to go solar. The Western Riverside Council of Governments has launched the nation’s largest PACE financing…

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Housing Authority of San Bernardino Marks Completion of Solar Power Installation Built by HelioPower to Benefit Low-Income Families with Free Solar Energy Southern California Edison (SCE) awarded its first and largest Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Track 2 Grant of $1,840,000 to The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) yesterday at a…

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The clean energy improvements at Las Serenas are a microcosm of the good that can happen when local, state and federal groups work together, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said today at Las Serenas, a San Diego based affordable housing development by Community HousingWorks (CHW) that went solar this summer. Boxer’s San Diego stop continued a…

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The city of Murrieta has added 38 more rebates to its popular Murrieta Solar Rebate Program.  The city committed to 72, $1,000 rebates for approved residential solar installations (purchased systems, not PPAs or leases) in April 2010.   It originally settled on 72 rebates by taking the average annual solar installation in Murrieta over a 3-year…

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by Glenna Wiseman Vice President, Marketing, HelioPower Children running in the grass.  Volunteers securing tents.  Dignitaries making their way to a donor’s reception. The many hands that have helped shape a sustainable community where once violence ran amuck all gathered last Thursday.  Those who have volunteered, supported and helped build this bright light of an…

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HelioPower’s Derek Girling will address, “Realizing Your Solar Dreams” at the upcoming 2011 BodhiFest at the Malibu Jewish Center on Sunday, June 19.   BodhiFest brings together numerous traditions of Buddhism, with yoga, live music, films and more, under the United Dharma banner. Derek trained with the Hopland-based Solar Living Institute and has worked with hundreds…

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See for yourself how solar is working for America. Following the sun across the nation, the SEIA film crew take a first-hand look at how solar is working for America and meet today’s solar generation: the project developers, manufacturers, installers and of course, the clients – the people who are using solar power in its…

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A near capacity crowd is expected at tomorrow’s HelioPower Palm Desert dedication. Attendees will have several opportunities to learn about solar energy, get a hands on view of the types of roof top installations common in the Coachella Valley and learn about energy saving tips.  The Palm Desert Set-To-Save program will have representatives present to…

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