California Solar Initiative Rebate Program Winds Down - According to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Solar Initiative (CSI) has officially run out of rebate funding in much of the state, a tribute to the interest in going solar among California utility customers. Funded in January 2007 to the tune of $2.167 billion, the CSI offered rebates to customers of California investor-owned utilities who installed solar panels on their property. Continue reading

Property Assessed Clean Energy Program Tops $100mm, Goes State-Wide - Homeowners are helping fuel the transition to a clean energy economy, conservation, and more efficient use of energy, water, and other natural resources. Home to the most successful Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program in the nation, California’s Riverside County has announced that its HERO (Home Energy Renovation Opportunity) Program financing is now available throughout the Golden State. Continue reading