News

Nov 07, 2013

Goal to make financing & installing solar energy systems easier, faster & cheaper

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative has selected CCSE to lead a $1.3 million project aimed at streamlining and standardizing solar energy installations for residential and small commercial uses throughout California.

Nov 07, 2013

CCSE’s recent success in modifying the San Diego California Solar Initiative (CSI) program means rebates are available again for solar water heating systems in single-family homes using electricity or propane to heat water.

Oct 29, 2013

In early October, CCSE joined in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon at Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The international event drew tens of thousands of visitors to view 19 college teams design, build and operate homes powered by the sun.

Oct 24, 2013

CCSE successful in efforts to modify San Diego CSI fund allocation         

Oct 22, 2013

A recent report released by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on the impacts and cost effectiveness of state utilities offering their customers with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems retail credit for excess electricity generated on site is creating controversy among stakeholders in the solar industries.

Oct 21, 2013

$2.2 million effort to increase use of combined heat & power     

CCSE will receive $2.2 million over four years from the Department of Energy to provide support and technical assistance throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii to drive wider development of cogeneration energy technologies as solutions to the nation’s energy issues.

Sep 30, 2013

State funding agencies allocate $59.55 million in incentives for 2013-14          

The California Air Resources Board has selected CCSE to continue for a fourth year as administrators of the statewide Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) that promotes the purchase or lease of new plug-in hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.

Sep 26, 2013

Skip and Sandy Florey of Mira Mesa first learned about home energy upgrades by attending an energy efficiency home tour in 2012. "We wanted to find out what else we could do to save energy and make our home more comfortable," Sandy recalls.

Sep 23, 2013

Learn about & discuss the latest innovations in the solar thermal industry!

Returning for a third year and offered on the last Tuesday of the month through June 2014, Skip’s Tips is the forum for valuable technical information, techniques and skills training for solar thermal professionals and those who want to be one.

Sep 16, 2013

Residents in a large section of San Diego North County are now drinking water treated by 100% clean energy thanks to an innovative power system recently installed by the Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD) that transforms water pressure into electricity.

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