Zero Net Energy Cities, Coming to a Town Near You

Zero Net Energy Cities, Coming to a Town Near You

In the city of Lancaster, California, Mayor Rex Parris is issuing a “Zero Net Energy Home Ordinance” for all new homes built in Lancaster after January 1st, 2017. If this ordinance were to pass, it could make Lancaster the first city to become a Zero Net City (ZNC). A...
PG&E Raised Rates… Again

PG&E Raised Rates… Again

San Francisco, CA – PG&E raised its electricity rates for the second time in as many months when the utility’s latest increase went into effect March 1st, 2017. While PG&E suggests it is trying to “simplify” its convoluted rate system...
The Trump Effect on Solar in California

The Trump Effect on Solar in California

As Trump takes aim at the EPA, climate change, and renewable energy, California is poised to fight back. It’s no secret that Donald Trump and his cabinet picks are not the biggest fans of renewable energy and factual information related to climate change....
9 Reasons to Go Solar In 2017

9 Reasons to Go Solar In 2017

1. The 30% tax credit The Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is the Federal Government’s way to encourage the adoption of solar across the United States by “refunding” 30% of the total solar project cost as a tax credit. It was extended in 2016 for a few more years. 2....