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Sacramento SMUD AGAIN… leads the way in California offering solar rebates to area commercial business.

Sacramento Solar News – Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is always on the front page with some innovative program designed to add more solar panels for homes and businesses. They are now offering special energy rebates to boost solar for small commercial business. Traditionally Sacramento has had some of the lowest electrical rates in California […] Read more

Sacramento Is Tops In Per-Capita Solar Energy Capacity

Sacramento California Solar News – The sun never shined brighter in Sacramento as now with some solar statistical information was added to the regions numbers. Sacramento established itself long ago as a leader in solar energy deployment both from a utility standpoint and also helping local Sacramento homes and businesses install solar. Read More Solar […] Read more

Market for Off-Grid Solar. Is There a “Living Off-the-grid” Grass Roots Energy Movement Underfoot?

Sacramento California Solar Commentary – The market for off-grid solar has traditionally only counted for very small segment of the total photovoltaic installations in America, about 2 – 3%. Globally, most of the planet is not serviced by electrical utilities so off-grid or stand alone solar accounts for up to 10% of the total solar […] Read more

Feed In Tariff Coming to Sacramento? Hey, we should do this everywhere in California!

Sacramento California Solar News – Feed-in-Tariff coming to Sacramento soon. Whats a feed-in-tariff? A “feed-in tariff” is a public policy designed to encourage the adaption of sustainable energy such as solar. It has three key components the first of which is guaranteed access to the grid. It also needs long term contracts for the electricity […] Read more

Northern California Jail Goes Solar

Northern California Solar News – It always a sunny day when government agencies install solar. Yolo County in northern California was able to piece together a variety of clean energy bonds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and a 15-year, one percent interest loan from the California Energy Commission (CEC) in order to […] Read more

Fresno & California Solar Permits Up Up Up

Fresno California News – Solar permits in the central valley are way up. It encouraging to see residential homeowners embracing the need to change our lifestyle here in California. (and across the USA) California communities are hip to saving money and have the most to loose with climate change. Lower electricity bills and greater environmental […] Read more

How much does solar cost?

Solar cost? How much is solar power going to cost to run my home or business? This is usually the first question asked by someone who is exploring the idea of using solar power to run their home or business. Seems like a simple enough question. However, the answer is not so simple to get […] Read more