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Posts Tagged ‘Solar Energy Installations’

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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HelioPower Delivers Lowest Solar Price

Source: Run On Sun, September 9, 2011 From “State of Solar California” post by Jim Jenal:  In the first two installments in this series (Part 1 and Part 2) we looked at the most recent data from the California Solar Initiative (CSI) covering the first half of 2011 in Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service area.…

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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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What do Solar Energy and the Ford Model T have in common?

By Derek Girling, HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant In the early 20th century, America’s largely rural population was transfixed by an exciting new technology – the automobile. For most of mankind’s history, people either walked or rode horses, carts or wagons to get from point A to B. The invention of trains and streetcars enabled long…

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Tips for Selecting Solar Installer

By Derek Girling, HelioPower Energy Consultant This past year’s tremendous growth in residential solar installations hasn’t gone unnoticed and new solar companies are hanging their shingles out every day!  Contractors that up until last year were busy installing aluminum windows and garage doors or wiring parking lot lights are now touting themselves as solar power…

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Go Solar For as Little as $1000 Down!

HelioPower, a leading solar power design and installation firm since 2001, today announced that it is partnering with SunRun to bring affordable solar financing and service to its California residential customers.  SunRun is the nation’s #1 provider of home solar service. The company provides a smart, affordable alternative to traditional electricity.  HelioPower, through its California…

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The Ugly Side of Solar, Part II

  If you read the first part of this series, you were exposed to the aesthetically ugly side of solar – literally solar that looks unattractive up on the roof and detracts from a home’s curb appeal. Such solar installations can have a negative impact on a community’s perception of solar technology. After all, who…

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Cost of Solar Power at All Time Low

“We’ve never seen solar module prices so low. With the rebates still relatively high and the federal tax credit at 30%, there’s never been a better time to go solar,” said Scott Gordon, Vice President of Residential Sales at HelioPower.   According to a Yahoo! Finance report yesterday, August 10, “Technology, Tenacity Drive Down Solar…

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Solar Power Installation as a Hedge Against Stock Market Volatility

By Steve LoRusso, Vice President, Sales, HelioPower In today’s mortgage market equity credit lines are often not easily rendered to take advantage of solar energy systems savings and ROI. How else can you finance a solar power system while the Federal Investment Tax Credit is still whole? Not to mention capitalizing on Utility rebates at…

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