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