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Another Battery Back up System On Line!

A week ago we brought on line a 14 kW solar system with 48 kW-h of battery back up storage. This homeowner can be off grid for years at a time with little or no interaction with the utility. As … Continue reading

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Solar Santa Monica Initiative Wins Climate Protection Award At U.S. Mayors’ Conference

SANTA MONICA MIRROR Olympic Studios Apartments uses solar panels to generate electricity for common area loads such as lobbies, laundry, and garages. The US Conference of Mayors honored Santa Monica with a US Mayors’ Climate Protection Award for its successful … Continue reading

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Tesla Ventures Into Solar Power Storage for Home and Business

By DIANE CARDWELLMAY 1, 2015 In recent years, the fast-growing popularity of solar panels has intensified a central challenge: how to use the sun’s energy when it isn’t shining. Now, Tesla Motors, the maker of luxury electric sedans, says it … Continue reading

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California Governor Orders New Target for Emissions Cuts

By ADAM NAGOURNEY APRIL 29, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order Wednesday sharply ramping up this state’s already ambitious program aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, saying it was critical to address “an ever-growing threat” … Continue reading

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Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes

HONOLULU — Allan Akamine has looked all around the winding, palm tree-lined cul-de-sacs of his suburban neighborhood in Mililani here on Oahu and, with an equal mix of frustration and bemusement, seen roof after roof bearing solar panels. Mr. Akamine, … Continue reading

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Solar Forward Wins Sunpower Intelegant Award 2015

Solar Forward has received the SunPower “Commercial National Intelegant Award” for a commercial solar photovoltaic project commissioned in 2014. We won this national award for an installation of a 33kW solar power system on the roof of a private sound … 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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Electric Vehicles Leading the Pack

With top notch electrical vehicles out on the market, the term gas guzzler might become a thing of the past. Consumer Reports just rated the Tesla Model S with the highest score ever, 99 out of 100. Electrical vehicles are … 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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