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Solar Fred’s Most Useful Solar Economic Posts on SolarPowerRocks.com

Photo : Flickr/Patrick Hosely For the last 3 years, SolarPowerRocks is and has been a very useful resource for solar consumers. We’ve got tons of information about technology and solar economics–some of which needs a bit of updating because solar rebates change so often in so many states. Forgive us. However, there are some evergreen […]

Last modified: August 30, 2019

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SPR Throws down the gauntlet: Time for a live Obama solar summit to explain the lack of solar panels on the White House

LOS ANGELES. SolarPowerRocks.com, a solar blog and residential solar referral service, is offering to sit down with President Obama in a live television summit to discuss why solar panels have yet to be installed on the White House. “We’ve tried to contact the White House about this issue, but for some reason they’ve ignored us […]

Last modified: January 15, 2019

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San Francisco Picks up the Solar PACE

    Photo:Flickr/David Paul Ohmer Once again, the City of San Francisco is rocking for solar and energy efficiency. This time it’s all about a new solar and energy efficiency financing program they’re calling GreenFinanceSF, but what many know as municipal financing or “PACE.” So what’s it all about? PACE stands for Property Assessed Clean […]

Last modified: July 17, 2019

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Tell Your Friends: 0 or Low Money Down Solar

Happened again. I ran into a green person, who told me he loved solar but that it wasn’t affordable. What he’s really saying is that the up front costs are too high, which is why I’m discussing the growing number of leasing and PPA companies out in the U.S. However, I also want to remind […]

Last modified: July 22, 2019

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Solar Insights: Solar Leases, PPAs, etc

So, I’ve been thinking…. Always a bad thing. Nevertheless, over the next few weeks, I’m going to start focusing on the benefits–and challenges– of solar leases, PPA programs, and later, the CityFirst municipal programs that are beginning to sprout up throughout the country. The leaders of the solar leasing movement are: Solar City in California, […]

Last modified: May 16, 2009

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