This in from Forbes.com writers Joshua Zumbrun and Brian Wingfield, in their piece “Solar’s Convention In The Sun”: Beneath the blazing August sun, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. took the stage in front of Coors Field’s outfield bleachers and said that importing energy “is the principal drag on American capitalism and American prosperity.” The solution to…

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Wednesday, August 27th HelioPower’s own Steve LoRusso will join solar power industry executives and political dignitaries at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) SunFest Party in Denver for the Democratic National Convention. The event is billed as an outdoor concert and solar festival powered by the sun and will be held at Coors Field. Clean…

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With electricity rates rising dramatically in response to accelerating oil and natural gas prices, seniors can use reverse mortgages to save on their electric bill and stabilize their household budget.  Volatile electricity bills can blow the top off the average senior’s fixed income budget.  Southern California Edison, the largest electricity provider in California, has requested…

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From Renewable Energy World this week, CALSEIA Executive Director, Sue Kateley, speaks out on finding a reputable solar panel system integration firm in her article, “Solar Works, Scam Artists Don’t.” Here’s an excerpt:   Solar works. Solar products are available for your home or business that will produce electricity, heat water for your household uses…

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Mark Your Calendars: Increased interest in solar throughout California has given rise to new financing options, some available to homeowners for the first time in 2008. Solar Santa Monica invites interested residents, brokers and solar installers to attend a FREE panel discussion on solar loans and PPA’s (Power Purchase Agreements) featuring representatives from New Resource…

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In today’s headlines, NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric, said Monday much of the technology to make energy generation cleaner and more efficient is available now. The challenge, however, is deploying it and making it cheaper.CNNMoney.com staff writer, Steve Hargreaves, reports from an industry meeting sponsored by the Edison…

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According to the statisticians over at Cooler Planet, by the end of 2007, solar power systems in California have saved over 533 kilotons of carbon emissions from going into our atmosphere. A kiloton is 1000 tons. That’s a whole lot of carbon emissions NOT in our atmosphere. To look at these amazing stats yourself, visit…

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