Category Archives: SunPower

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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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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No Worries with SunPower

Other solar installers may be left shaking after this New York Times article, but we’re staying totally calm and collected. In the 100,000 panels we have installed not one of them has failed to perform. In fact, every Solar Forward … Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With SunPower

Not all solar systems are created equal! We’re currently removing a defective solar system for a client and replacing it with a high quality SunPower solar system with a full 25 year warranty. The old solar system is comprised of … 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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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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Solar By and For Treehuggers

At its core, Solar Forward is driven by environmentalist principles.  Yes, we love to save our clients money and keep ourselves afloat, but the company was founded out of a desire to preserve and better the world around us. Before … Continue reading

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LA City Council Set to Approve DWP Rate Hike

They’re at it again.  LADWP is raising electricity rates 11.1% over the next two years, unless the LA City Council votes against the hikes, which they won’t. After internal LADWP approval, endorsement from the LADWP Rate Payer Advocacy Group, and … Continue reading

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SCE Power Outage Alert: 755 Homes Affected in Santa Monica

Word on the street is the power is out, but here at the Solar Forward office, we had no clue. At approximately 11:17am this morning, Santa Monica residents in the Sunset Park neighborhood lost power.  At the same moment, Solar … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: DWP Shuts Down Solar Again

The LADWP solar program has deteriorated into chaos. New applications into LADWP for solar are experiencing over two month delays!  Solar contractors and homeowners are being held captive by the utility.  Until given the go ahead by LADWP, we are … Continue reading

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