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California's Plan to Require Solar Panels on New Homes Will Save Energy and Money

Earlier this year, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted to approve a measure that wll require all new homes built after the start of 2020 to have solar panels.

This helpful article captures everything Californians need to know about how this new regulation will work. But sounds to us like a whole lot of upside:

Bottom line: The move to require solar on all new homes is going to dramatically lower the costs to install the panels, making this specific application of home solar cheaper ...

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HELIO Will Be at the 2018 Intersolar North America Conference

Intersolar North America, North America’s most attended solar event and premier networking platform, takes place July 10-12, 2018 in San Francisco. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, smart renewable energy, and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers, and partners of the solar industry.

This year, HELIO will be making its’ InterSolar debut! Nonprofit member-supported NorCal Solar partners every year with ...

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HELIO Is Now For Sale at HELIO.energy and Amazon.com

Makers4Good is pleased to announce that HELIO is now officially for sale on both our own site and on Amazon.com!

HELIO.energy is the best place to buy HELIO, and it also happens to be the best place to learn more about HELIO and the good that is being done in the world through HELIO's sales. HELIO listings are now also live at Amazon.com.

HELIO.energy is a work in progress, and in the coming days it will be expanded with lots ...

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ENGIE and Watts of Love Team Up to Fight Darkness with Solar Lamps

All around the world, more than 1.1 billion people live in darkness when the sun goes down. In Guatemala, a staggering 20% of the population is deprived of electricity—a basic necessity most people take for granted. ENGIE Resources and Watts of Love have partnered together to bring sustainable solar lighting to remote villages without access to power in Guatemala. ENGIE Resources if the third largest retail electricity in the United States and has a rich history of philanthropic giving. Watts of Love is ...

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Help Light up Tanzania with the Some of the Best Solar Lights

Light up Tanzania, a solar-based campaign lead by the nonprofit organizations Lalafofofo and Last Mile, have partnered together to provide the best solar lights to Tanzanian communities in East Africa. Villagers in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania live in extreme poverty and have to endure 12-hour stretches of pitch darkness on a day-to-day basis.

Lalafofofo’s primary mission is to create and oversee economical, small-scale service projects through recruiting and educating families in Silicon Valley, California to assist with service projects. Additionally, Lalafofofo maintains 8-10 ...

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