Sungevity Enters Chapter 11

Sungevity Enters Chapter 11

Sungevity, a residential solar company based out of Oakland, declared bankruptcy after making $850 million over nine years of business. The Northern Pacific Group, a private equity firm based in Wayzata, Minn. stepped up to buy the remaining assets, including equity...
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...
Solar Employment Jumped 25% in 2016

Solar Employment Jumped 25% in 2016

Drive down almost any neighborhood and you’ll see solar on one of the roofs. Since the creation of the Solar Investment Tax Credit in 2006, solar has grown at a compound annual rate of over 60% every year. Low-cost equipment, competition, and government...
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....