Category Archives: solar rebate

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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SunPower Announces Industry’s First 25-Year Combined Power and Product Warranty

This month, SunPower announced the launch of the industry’s first combined warranty that covers both power and product for 25 years. The company is also shifting to a linear power warranty that offers the lowest power degradation over the life … Continue reading

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LADWP Slows Solar in Hottest Summer on Record

The act that granted the right to interconnect solar systems with the power grid is called PURPA.  It was passed by Congress in 1978. Solar Forward installed its first grid-tied solar system in Los Angeles in 2005. Solar is not … Continue reading

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Demand German Solar Prices

In the golden state, solar is booming with over one gigawatt of rooftop solar installed.  Still, many of us Californians are frustrated with solar – frustrated there is not more of it. We shouldn’t stop at frustration.  We should be … Continue reading

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Solar Pinball

Combine solar permitting bureaucracy and a no nonsense Solar Forward employee, and the result is a frustrated (and illustrating) work of art.  See creation above. Gaining a permit may be the most cumbersome step involved in solar.  As city departments … Continue reading

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