Homeowner Profiles: A PV Solar Report Exclusive Series
In this series, we profile homeowners around the country who have gone solar. We interview a range of homeowners to gain insights about their motivations for going solar, what factors they weighed in their decision, and how they went about choosing a solar provider.
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Real Goods Solar, doing business as RGS Energy, announces it will change its ticker symbol from "RSOL" to "RGSE," effective on the market’s open on Monday, February 24, 2014. It will maintain the corporate name of Real Goods Solar for SEC filings and other legal and regulatory matters.
SolarMax Technology Inc. opens a new office in San Diego, an excellent area for solar. The solar installer also announces the acquisition of ActOne LED.
SolarCity expands its Long Island operations with an 18,000-square-foot facility in Hauppauge. The new operations center quadruples SolarCity’s Long Island footprint and brings new jobs to the area.
As Los Angeles homeowners complain about long wait times to go solar, a new study declares the city's feed-in tariff program a resounding success. The study also identifies areas for improvement as the program moves forward.
Baker Electric Solar announces its spring solar open house schedule in Southern California. Homeowners can attend one or more of its scheduled open houses in Escondido, Ramona, San Diego, San Marcos, and Temecula.
Although HOAs can be a tough solar nut to crack, one management company is helping some associations in California go solar. Common Interest Management shows how to win an HOA's solar heart.
PetersenDean partners with Olson Homes to offer solar as a standard feature on homes in a new development, Oakgrove Walk, in La Verne, California. Each home features a 1.5 kW solar system, fully integrated and pre-engineered to accommodate an upgrade to a system of 2 kW.
By Emily Hois
Originally published on Clean Energy Collective
As life expectancy increases and the economy remains challenging, planning for retirement becomes more crucial. More people are turning to the power of the sun to help them save enough for a comfortable retirement.
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