Tag Archives: San Diego

GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon

By Roy L Hales

GRID Alternatives entered San Diego eight years ago, with a solar installation in El Cajon.  Since then, the non-profit has put up a total of 824 systems throughout the county. This Saturday, they return to the same El Cajon neighbourhood for GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon.
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NEM 2.0 Starts In San Diego

By Roy L Hales

California’s original rooftop solar program, Net Energy Metering 1.0 (NEM 1.0), continues in each utilities’s area until homeowners supply more than 5% of the peak load.  The first city just passed that threshold. NEM 2.0 starts in San Diego.

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What kind of a difference will CleverMade products make?

By Roy L Hales

In response to a San Diego company’s news release, I emailed back a series of questions based around the theme “What kind of a difference will CleverMade products make?”

These are the Questions and CleverMade’s answers.

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PACE Programs Heat Up San Diego’s Economy

By Roy L Hales

After two years of operation, any concerns that the public held appear to be a thing of the past. County Supervisors Dianne Jacob (at podium) and Dave Roberts (grey suit) recently held a press conference to describe how PACE programs heat up San Diego’s economy.

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Praise for San Diego’s forward Thinking Budget

By Roy L Hales

There were few criticisms when Mayor Kevin Falconer announced that San Diego will spend $127.3 million to carry out the city’s Climate Action Plan during the fiscal year 2017. $32.7 million of this is for projects tackling the city’s emissions and another $94 million for items indirectly supporting the plan. The largest single item, $65.7 million, is for the city’s water recycling program which is to supply up to a third of the city’s need by 2035. Some wanted more detail, but there was mostly praise for San Diego’s forward thinking budget.

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