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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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Battle of the Bay – The Clean Tech Initiatives of San Francisco Vs. San Jose

San Francisco and San Jose are setting examples for other cities in our nation by being renewable energy hotbeds. However, the cities are taking very different approaches. San Francisco is more focused on putting cash incentives and city-based financing into the hands of the consumer to make renewable energy installations more feasible. On the other […]

Last modified: September 15, 2008

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A Solar Installation Quote I made Today in San Francisco

So what’s this stuff gonna cost me? I’ve been getting more people asking for a brass tacks breakdown of what a residential solar power installation costs… so here you go. I made this solar quote for a fellow in San Francisco today. He had an optimally tilted (21 degrees) and optimally faced (true south) composition […]

Last modified: February 10, 2008

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Why no one has Solar Power

I live in San Francisco… Probably the MOST progressive city in the US for solar power. California has a very juicy state solar rebate, and on top of that, is proposing the biggest and also one of the first municipal credits for solar power in the US. As an experiment, I sent out 1000 mailers […]

Last modified: October 17, 2018

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San Francisco Solar Power Subsidy gets Stamp of Approval

San francisco Solar Power Subsidy gets Stamp of Approval! UPDATE: A ton of SF Solar Credit info is found here at this new site. The Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the new solar subsidy announced by San Francisco Mayor Newsom. Here is more info from the San Francisco Task Force From now on if you […]

Last modified: October 17, 2018

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Two SF-Gate Article Comments Reviewed

SFGate.com wrote two articles concerning the future of solar in San Francisco. (#1, #2) I’m going to respond to the comments citizens made, and also some of the misguided claims of the article themselves. I’ll do Article 1 today, and the other article in a few days. From the Article: “Among Bay Area counties, San […]

Last modified: October 17, 2018

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