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We Bail Out Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac… and This is How We Are Repaid? Protect PACE Clean Energy Retrofit Programs

PACE solar financing is facing a serious threat from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that could render these programs dead in the water. The Department of Energy, state and local governments, and many others working to address this problem. Yet, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have repeatedly missed their own deadlines for resolving the issue. […] Read more

Sacramento Utility SMUD is Leading The Way to Standardize Sacramento Solar Installation Permits

Federal and California government via California solar incentives deserve much credit for making solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems (solar panels) more affordable for California homes and commercial business. Solar companies and manufactures are also making great strides to lower the cost of solar over the last 24 months. Solar permit fees are passed on to […] Read more

Solar Thermal Hot Water Heating Systems

Northern California Solar News – Solar thermal or as it is sometimes called, solar hot water heating systems, is a technology used for harnessing the sun’s energy for water heating. Water heating is the second highest energy cost in a typical household. Solar thermal water heating incorporating solar thermal is one of the most cost […] Read more

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