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Future of the California Solar Initiative

Report outlines framework for solar policies after CSI program concludes    

With the winding down of rebates from the California Solar Initiative (CSI) for residential solar power occurring almost four years ahead of schedule, officials and regulators statewide are wrestling with how to continue support for consumer-scale solar and the California solar industry.

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New Online Tool Identifies CA Municipalities Adopting Streamlined Solar Permitting

California’s local government officials and solar energy contractors seeking details on progress made statewide by cities and counties to create ordinances for expedited solar installation permitting can now find up-to-date information online on the CSE website.

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Optimizing the Use of Solar Power with Energy Storage

Battery systems are becoming a crucial component of expanding solar’s growth

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Solar Net Energy Metering Offers Many Benefits

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.

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Renewed Funding for Residential Solar Rebates

CCSE successful in efforts to modify San Diego CSI fund allocation         

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Study Examines Energy Efficiency Actions of Solar Homeowners

The energy efficiency actions of California homeowners who installed rooftop solar electric systems are providing insights into the connection between solar adoption  and energy upgrades that could help in the design of future residential energy programs.

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Guidebook Offers Local Governments Strategies for Streamlining Home Solar Installations

A new guidebook outlining ways for California cities and counties to make permit processing and inspections for home rooftop solar electric systems quicker and more uniform is now available from CSE. Increasing solar energy adoption is a key component for many local jurisdictions in achieving goals for energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reductions and climate action plans.

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New Online Tools Identify Best Loans for Clean Energy Projects

California homeowners and businesses seeking low-interest loans for energy efficiency upgrades and clean energy systems can now find the most up-to-date information on affordable financing options online at the CSE website.

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Veterinary Center Prepares for Dog Days with Solar

Installing solar power at the Kensington Veterinary Hospital on Adams Avenue seemed like a great way to combine long-held environmental values with a need for increased electricity, according to co-owner Dr. Patricia Ungar.

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