[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 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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AB 811 gives cities and counties authority to create benefit assessment districts in which property owners can decide to “finance” energy upgrades. The intent of the Legislature is that AB 811 should be used to finance the installation of distributed generation renewable energy sources or energy efficiency improvements that are permanently fixed to residential, commercial,…

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Yesterday Solar Santa Monica announced the Preferred Providers selected to support the City-sponsored program, now in its second year. Preferred Providers install solar photovoltaic (electricity) and solar thermal (hot water) systems for homes and businesses at agreed-upon, fixed prices. HelioPower was selected to provide residential installations along with three other firms. “We’re very pleased to…

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One of our own team, Kristin Underwood, is an accomplished blog author. She also happens to be an excellent solar power installer. She wrote up her experiences in Treehugger. This is a fact filled and personal view into how a residential solar power system is installed including photos. Kristin demonstrates how the passion for doing…

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This blog is dedicated to information about solar power systems, energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies of all types. We are dedicated engineers and professionals with extensive experience in solar power and other sustainable energy technologies. We want to share information and experience from within the renewable energy industry. We understand the passion “to make…

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