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St. Andrew’s Celebrates Solar Sunday

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mar Vista recently celebrated a huge milestone in their efforts to reduce their environmental impact. On Sunday February 16th, they held their “Solar Sunday” event, an afternoon filled with great food, tours of the facility’s … Continue reading

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Go Solar, Defeat Terrorism?

Will installing solar panels on your home make you more secure against terrorist attacks on utilities? We think your own personal solar system may be your best asset and your best defense. The security of our national electrical grid has … Continue reading

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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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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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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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LA Coalition Pushes for 20% by 2020

In a city blessed with year round sunshine and plenty of roof space to absorb it, why is only 1% of LA’s electricity being generated by solar? Whatever the excuses may be, we’ve joined a diverse coalition that will not … 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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The Solar Forward Roller is Portable, Silent and Fragrance-free!

Anyone who has ever used a gas generator knows three things: they are loud, run out of fuel and smell bad.  Often they don’t work when you need them most! Solar Forward was generating 1,800 Watts all day with this … Continue reading

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Net Metering is fair for everyone!

Shop Local… for Energy You have heard the term “buy local”, but we’re not talking about vegetables this time.Like locally grown carrots, solar energy produced by your neighbor is far more efficient when you cut out the economic and environmental … Continue reading

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