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Post date: Jul 21, 15

Higher California Solar Initiative rebates provide a greater value proposition

Owners and managers of multitenant housing developments know that each resident’s shower, load of laundry and sink full of dishes adds to the cost of heating water on their property’s ever-increasing utility bills.

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Post date: Apr 22, 15

Self-generation systems offer sizable utility cost savings

With high and rising electricity prices in San Diego County, many local businesses are turning to distributed energy generation to help lower utility costs while greening their facilities and reducing their carbon footprint.


Originally published April 20, 2015, in the San Diego Business Journal special section “Sustainable San Diego.”

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Post date: Feb 19, 15

Homeowners and businesses interested in reducing their utility costs for heating water can now take advantage of significantly increased cash rebates for solar water heating systems from the California Solar Initiative – Thermal Program.

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Post date: Aug 12, 14

For San Diego hospitality entrepreneur Brett Miller, who acquires, upgrades and operates boutique hotels, restaurants and recreational properties, being green is simply the right thing to do, but if he can be green and get a good return on investment, it’s even better.


Originally published in the San Diego Business Journal August 2014 edition of “Sustainable San Diego.”

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Post date: Jul 02, 14

The right combination of technologies is key to avoiding financial risks

When Qualcomm Incorporated, decided to take greater control of energy consumption at its San Diego locations, the technology selected was combined heat and power (CHP) gas turbines, among the most efficient energy sources available because in producing electricity it also provides thermal energy.

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Post date: May 27, 14

Solar water heating installation training June 9–13. Register today!                                                                                              

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Post date: Feb 19, 14

CCSE has met and exceeded the megawatt goal set by the California Public Utilities Commission for the residential California Solar Initiative (CSI) solar electric program in the SDG&E service territory and will soon exhaust the remaining rebate funds.

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Post date: Nov 07, 13

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.

In January 2013, CCSE surpassed the amount of megawatts allocated to the CSI for residential solar projects in the SDG&E territory, including photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems. This meant homeowner applications for solar water heating rebates were put on a wait list for available funds.

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Post date: Sep 23, 13

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.

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Post date: Sep 03, 13

Owners and operators of community and other types of public swimming pools soon will be able to take advantage of rebates for installing solar pool heaters under a new portion of the California Solar Initiative-Thermal Program.

In mid-August, the California Public Utilities Commission approved the additional rebates for solar pool heaters at commercial and government facilities, schools, multifamily housing and locations operated by nonprofit organizations. Swimming pools at single-family homes are not eligible for the rebate program.

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Solar Water Heating Offers Energy and Cost Savings for Multitenant Property Owners and Occupants

Higher California Solar Initiative rebates provide a greater value proposition

Owners and managers of multitenant housing developments know that each resident’s shower, load of laundry and sink full of dishes adds to the cost of heating water on their property’s ever-increasing utility bills.

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Take Charge of Your Energy with On-Site Power

Self-generation systems offer sizable utility cost savings

With high and rising electricity prices in San Diego County, many local businesses are turning to distributed energy generation to help lower utility costs while greening their facilities and reducing their carbon footprint.


Originally published April 20, 2015, in the San Diego Business Journal special section “Sustainable San Diego.”

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