Solar News

First City to Require Solar… Lancaster, CA!

The solar industry continues to build momentum in California and elsewhere. California is already a leading producer of solar technologies in the United States. In fact, it is also one of the biggest solar markets in the entire world. The California Solar Initiative has a goal to create some 3,000 megawatts of new solar electricity..

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Solar and Hydrogen Going Hand in Hand

Solar energy offers the potential for freeing people from use of fossil-based fuels. Today’s photovoltaic cells capture the sun’s energy and converts it to directly to electricity for immediate use or storage in a battery. All without greenhouse emissions. What if you were able to harness the sun’s energy in another way? Like using it to..

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New York Solar Industry Modeling Incentives Mirror California’s

In recent solar news, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his state of the state address an additional $1 billion in funding for solar projects. This is in addition to the NY-Sun Initiative which made PV news in 2012, with 300 megawatts of solar photovoltaic installed or in development. This new funding for NY-Sun also..

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Top Ten Earth Day Tips

Happy Earth Day from the So-Cal Solar Family! Here are our top ten Earth Day Tips:     1. Unplug Electronics: Leaving electronics plugged in when not in use is called the “vampire effect.” Even when not turned on, an appliance that is plugged into a power source can still draw energy. According to the..

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Clean Energy Developments: Algae Powered Building, Solar Farms & more!

Algae-powered building, ionic wind thrusters and 3D-textured solar cells Recently, Inhabitat reported that the world’s first algae-powered building officially opened its doors in Hamburg, Germany. It’s the BIQ House and the building features a bio-adaptive algae facade that controls day lighting while generating a steady stream of renewable energy.  Germany is the leading country in..

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Solar Mythbusters

With all the talk of going solar these days we here at So-Cal Solar Inc. thought we would pass along our insightful mythbuster report on going solar.    1. Solar Panels Do Not Work At Night Yes, it is true solar panels do not generate any power in the darkness, but solar frequently generates more..

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2013 Home & Garden Show!

Antelope Valley—So Cal Solar Inc. attended the 2013 Home and Garden Show. Our aim was to bring more solar awareness to the community. With a booth display that could be seen from one end of the room to the next, we pulled out all the stops.  We wowed visitors with our larger than life 70”video..

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High-end Fashion meets renewable energy!

The words “high fashion” and “renewable energy” typically aren’t seen strolling down the street holding hands. But, high fashion line Chanel introduced the two to each other in their Spring-Summer 2013 fashion show—and the two seem to be getting along just fine. The show took place at the hall of the Grand Palais in Paris,..

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So-Cal Solar In The News

March 6, 2013 | posted in: In The News, Solar Industry, Solar News, Website News | by 1 Comment

In December of 2012, San Fernando Business Journal did an article on the growth of the “diverse industry” of any “technology that lowers carbon emissions”. The solar market was reported to be flourishing and expanding. Our Vice President, Xiomara Roman, here at So-Cal Solar Inc. stated when interviewed, “This last year has been a heavy..

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