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Sierra Club Exposes Excessive Local California Solar Installers Permit Fees

One of the many services the Sierra Club routinely performs is to survey local and government solar installers permit fees to determine if they are excessive. In February the Sierra Club took a look at local municipalities in San Luis Obispo County (Central coast area of California) and discovered huge disparities between local government home […] Read more

Smack-down Voltaic Portable PV Backpacks Vs Eclipse Solar Backpack

In this corner, all the way from China, you have the reigning champion, Voltaic portable solar backpack weighing in at a stout 4.5 lbs. In the other corner, you have the American made challenger, Eclipse Solar Backpack weighing in at a trim 3.1 lbs. Everyone knows the rules for this solar backpack match up? Let […] Read more

Trekking With Brunton Portable Solar, Break Free From The Grid

This morning we came across a review of the Brunton Restore portable solar charger in an on-line post. Though well written, thoughtful and generally concise, we could not help but notice a sense of disappointment in the authors tone. This was surprising since we have sold scores of the Brunton Restore portable solar battery, with […] Read more

Living Off-grid Living with Solar Energy

Off-grid solar living inquiries are quickly becoming one of the most common reasons our phones are ringing these days. It’s no wonder with the rising uncertainty of these times coupled with anti-government sentiment. Good news for those who are thinking about off-grid solar living. Advancements in off-grid solar and battery technology make a stand-alone off-the-grid […] Read more

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