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The Perfect Match: Solar and Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles and solar energy are an easy marriage: both save you money on energy costs while also reducing your reliance on dirty energy. We explore recent news on the combination of these two technologies.

UC Riverside to Hold Conference on Prospects of Solar

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) will be hosting a conference in February where state energy officials and private citizens will gather to discuss the solar industry and its prospects for growth in the future.

CPUC Official Voices Support for Solar in Closing Letter

Mark Ferron, an outgoing commissioner on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), voiced strong support for California solar incentives in a farewell letter he sent on his final day in office.

National Shout for Solar Day

Today AMECO Solar celebrates a record-breaking year of solar installation throughout the United States with SEIA, CALSEIA and thousands of solar enthusiasts.

Can LA Achieve 20 Percent Solar Energy?

Thanks to the efforts of Environment California and local solar enthusiasts, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has called on the city to raise its amount of solar-generated power to 20 percent of peak demand by 2020.

What Role Can Solar Play In Affordable Housing?

Many see California solar energy installations are as a luxury that only the rich can afford. However, special solar programs are making solar affordable for residents with lower incomes.

Mosaic Provides Alternative Financing for Solar Projects

Many mid-sized organizations have trouble securing financing for their solar projects. Mosaic, a solar start-up in Northern California, provides alternative financing with their innovative lending program.

Lower Soft Costs Key to Solar Industry Growth

Though the price of solar panels has dropped significantly over the years, the soft costs associated with installation have remained relatively flat. By following Germany’s example, the United States could attain wider adoption by lowering soft costs.

Microinverter Sales Beginning to Take Off

Sales for microinverteres for solar panel installations have taken off this year. This blog article details the predicted growth of the technology in the coming years and discusses why customers choose microinverters over central inverters.