Category Archives: climate

Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

The relationship between some utility companies and solar customers has gone from lukewarm to downright hostile. A state bill is working its way through the Legislature that would charge customers (not just solar customers) with a $10/month fee to make … Continue reading

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Panel Cleaning System

This is a panel cleaning system we saw at Intersolar 2013. Your panels will be clean and shiny, but surprise surprise, it’s more expensive than the panel itself.And it has lots of moving parts so it probably won’t last as … Continue reading

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Shutting Down Nuclear, Powering Up Solar

The mistake of trying to fix fifty year old nuclear technology is going to cost us over $2 billion. That is enough to pay for over 100,000 home solar systems or rebates for 1,000,000 homes that enable a five year … Continue reading

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Outages More Likely with Climate Change

With more energy breakdowns in our future, now is the time to consider a battery backup system or a new SMA inverter with an emergency backup circuit.  Solar Forward is the most experienced installer of reliable grid interactive power systems … Continue reading

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Put Out the Fire. Go Solar.

After reading this riveting first hand account of the Doce fire in Arizona, it’s impossible to deny Mother Nature is a strong force to be reckoned with. The Southwest is the hottest on a planet that is measurably hotter.  We … Continue reading

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State of the Art Backup Power Installed

Yesterday we installed a state of the art SMA TL inverter with Emergency Backup power! This allows for appliances to be used even when the power is out. All you have to do is flip the switch below the inverter … Continue reading

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Truly Sunny Day for California

Last Friday June 7th was an even sunnier day than usual across the state of California. That’s because solar electric systems provided 5% of the power consumed in California! This is an all time high, with more than double the … Continue reading

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More SunPower Than Ever Before

Deserts may look barren to the untrained eye, yet as California’s Antelope Valley proves, they’re a fertile breeding ground for solar. Last Friday, Mark and Andrew took a trip out to what will be the world’s largest solar power plant. … Continue reading

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Think Fossil Fuels are a Necessary Evil? Think Again.

When it comes to our energy future, we need to change the debate. Clean power is readily accessible but is there the political will to make it a priority? Or will old school oil barons continue to secure fossil fuels … Continue reading

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China and US – Green policy and solar politics

How does the China and the United States get along when it comes to green energy and clean air policies? Not well. Reports from the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Durban South Africa indicated that the biggest polluters acted … Continue reading

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