[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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What holds homeowners back from using solar to reduce outrageous electrical bills?  Most property owners know solar is good for the environment, good for local U.S. economies and good for lowering their electric bills, which they also know from experience will keep climbing higher. Here are three things they also should know:  (1) The price…

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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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#SolarChat Focuses on Solar Financing, ROI and Customer Needs   Source: EcoOutfitters.net April 5, 2012 What happens when a group of solar installers from across the country get together to discuss how best to serve the solar market — with simplified proposals, easy-to-compare estimates, and pitches that really relate to what the customer wants? If…

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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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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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Power Purchase Agreement Fund Will Finance Solar Photovoltaic Projects in United States; Funding Not Dependent on the Federal ITC Grant HelioPower,  an integrated energy solutions company with over 1600 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, announced at the Solar Power International industry show, a new power purchase agreement (PPA) fund to finance…

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Agreement brings former SolFocus founding member, Ty Jagerson, to company’s executive management team Helio Micro Utility (Helio mU), a developer and financier of solar energy projects, today announced the acquisition of Simple Energies LLC, a renewable energy project development company with a 50 megawatt global pipeline.  The agreement brings renewable energy veteran and Simple Energies…

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By Derek Girling HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant This Saturday, April 10th, HelioPower has the privilege of exhibiting at the 1st annual San Bernardino County Earth Day Celebration at the Frontier Project in Rancho Cucamonga. You may not realize it but Rancho Cucamonga represents an ideal solar community on many different levels! As they say in…

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