Category: News

Governor-Backed Bill AB 327 Calls for Unlimited Solar Future

Sacramento – AB 327 (Perea) began the 2013 legislative session as the biggest residential rate reform bill in a decade. With amendments coming out of Governor Brown’s office, AB 327 will likely leave the legislature as one of the state’s most… Read more »

National Plug In Day(s)!

a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles Throughout the weekend of September 28 – 29, 2013, events across the US and other countries will celebrate the third annual National Plug In Day. Each celebration… Read more »

Santa Barbara Couple Driving on Sunshine!

California Solar Electric was delightful to work with, from Aaron, my knowledgeable and responsive sales consultant to the friendly installation crew.  I’m excited to be powering my home and electric car with solar.  I also switched to Time of Use… Read more »

Happy Customer Saves Money, Saves Electricity

(above) First Month Usage After Solar Panel Installation (below) Two Previous Months Before Solar Panel Installation Check out my first full month SCE bill after activating my solar system. Also, see the total usage profile by day for the billing… Read more »

State Solar Jobs Map Released

Complete Data can be viewed at: Today, the Solar Foundation released their State Solar Jobs Map, a web-based tool providing the first-ever highly credible solar jobs numbers for each of the fifty states. These new state numbers build upon TSF’s… Read more »

U.S. Solar Market Grows 76% in 2012

Original Article and Sources: Now an Increasingly-Competitive Energy Source for Millions of Americans Today WASHINGTON, DC and BOSTON, MA – GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) today released U.S. Solar Market Insight: Year-in-Review 2012, the definitive… Read more »

Betting on Chinese Solar is a Crapshoot

by Travis Hoium. original article: An increase in shipments should be good for any company, especially a manufacturing company. But even increasing shipments doesn’t look like it can save the Chinese solar industry from a prolonged, painful consolidation…. Read more »